British Universities

"Not on the same page": Brexit poses threat to British universities

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union has left the country`s universities with a problem to solve.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

David Cameron launches anti-racist plan for UK

Appalled by the apparent racial bias in British universities and justice systems, Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday ordered a review of racial discrimination, saying that the country has to "stamp it out".

Jan 31, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

UK-based Islamist group may have Syria terror links

A radical Islamist group, which has an active recruiting presence at many British universities, may have links with an al-Qaeda backed terror outfit in Syria, media here reported on Saturday.

Apr 11, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

'Lot of tension' in UK coalition over visa issue of Indian students: Minister

A senior British minister has admitted that "a lot of tension" exists among the coalition partners of the David Cameron government over the sharp decline in visa applications from Indian students wanting to study in the UK.

Sep 07, 2014, 20:43 PM IST

Fees hike leads to sharp decline in students’ admission rates in British universities

The number of students admitted to British universities last year dropped by as much as 40 percent amid increasing tuition fees.

Jan 20, 2013, 00:47 AM IST

India-born UK academic faces deportation

A 70-year-old academic born in British India and hailed as the symbol of national resilience after being a victim of the July 7, 2005 London attacks, is reported to be facing deportation.

Sep 02, 2012, 17:29 PM IST

Lords concerned over student visa curbs

A large component of students on courses in STEM (Science, technology, Engineering and Maths) come from India and other non-EU countries.

Jul 25, 2012, 23:32 PM IST

Cameron urged to review student visa curbs?

British universities stand to lose between 5-8 billion pounds every year due to the new student visa restrictions applicable to students from India and other non-EU countries.

May 17, 2012, 19:52 PM IST

British Universities team to tour Pakistan in April

The combined British Universities team has confirmed that it will be touring Lahore next month.

Mar 29, 2012, 23:24 PM IST

Student visa: UK acts tough as varsities cry foul?

The changes in student visas from April will include the closure of the post-study work visa.

Nov 02, 2011, 19:29 PM IST

Brit varsities `hotbeds for breeding terrorists`

Prof Anthony Glees said the varsities fail to properly monitor students.

Dec 12, 2010, 17:12 PM IST

India seeks $400bn for education

India needs $400 billion of investment in education over the next decade because it views the sector to be as important as economic growth in moving the country. forward, Human Resources Minister Kapil Sibal has told.

Jan 15, 2010, 19:10 PM IST