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I'm afraid that your period of residency in the Netherlands cannot transfer here for the purpose of you obtaining ILR (ie. permanent residence). It is separate.
Similarly, when you left the UK previously your period of residency was broken This means that it cannot count towards a period of residency now to obtain ILR (permanent residence) unfortunately. When you arrived back in the UK a new period of residency started, but there is no provision for students to gain ILR.
Instead they must apply under the long residence rules, to do this you must have 10 years residency in the UK.
If you wish to stay in the UK post study you must either apply for a post study work visa which is available until April 2012:-
Or under the sponsored skilled workers provision:-
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