Dear University of Sunderland,
I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:
1. Does your institution hold a Home Office sponsor licence to sponsor a worker on the Worker (formerly Tier 2) category?
2. Does your institution hold a Home Office student sponsor licence?
3. Are your Worker and Student Sponsor licences linked?
4. How many Home Office Sponsor Management System (SMS) Level 1 users were there at your institution as of 01 January 2021?
5. How many Home Office Sponsor Management System (SMS) Level 2 users were there at your institution as of 01 January 2021?
I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.
Dear Craig Harris
Thank you for your request for information which was received at the University of Sunderland on 22 February 2021 and is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
The University is researching your queries and will respond in due course.
Dear Craig Harris
Reference Number: FOI2021/02/19
I refer to your Freedom of Information request received on 22nd February 2021
Your request for information under the above legislation has now been considered. Please see response attached.
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