Good news: London Mayor proposes work visa solution for Indian students

Good news: London Mayor proposes work visa solution for Indian students

London mayor Boris Johnson has proposed a new Commonwealth work visa for Indian students which will allow them to work for two years after graduating from a British university which he hopes will help address the sharp decline in foreign students coming to study in the UK.

British Home Secretary rules out changes in student visa

Talking tough, Home Secretary Theresa May on Tuesday ruled out any relaxation in Britain's student visa system, saying overseas students should return home as soon as their visa expires unless they have a graduate job.

Scotland's serial sex offender, Raminder Singh arrested by Delhi police

One of UK's most wanted fugitive, a serial sexual offender, has been arrested by the crime branch. Raminder Singh,an Indian national, (28) was wanted by police authorities of Scotland in two cases of sexual assault and attempt to murder.

800 interviewed on student visa day at US embassy

The US embassy here Thursday organised a "student visa day" and around 800 applicants aspiring to study in America were interviewed.

US to have automated student visa checks

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US expects to have an automated system in place this month to close the student visa gap that allows many to enter the country even after they cease to be students.

Top UK business leaders for change in student visas

In a letter published in The Sunday Times, the 37 business leaders warn that visa restrictions designed to bring net immigration below 100,000 a year will deter wealthy foreigners from outside the European Union.

New UK visa step to detect bogus Indian students?

Britain on Monday announced a targeted interview system for student visa applicants from India and other non-EU countries to prevent abuse and to ensure that they are refused visas if immigration officials have doubts about their genuineness as students.

UK to relax curbs on student visas

Due to the curbs, many international students have reportedly been deterred from considering Britain as a destination to study.

Student visas are 'back door' to UK, says think-tank

The group, whose research and figures are often quoted in news discourse, warned against attempts by Universities in UK and others to lobby the David Cameron government to remove student visa from official statistics since their stay in the country is mostly temporary.

UK rejects appeal on student visa curbs

The British government on Wednesday rejected an appeal by nearly 70 top university heads to review changes to the student visa regime that is likely to put off students from India and other non-EU countries from coming to the UK.

Tight British visas driving Indian students to Oz

Australian universities now benefit from the recent tightening of student visa rules and a drastic fall in enrollments in Britain from India.

Oz announces changes to student visa regime

Faced with dwindling international
enrollments, Australian govt has announced a slew of changes to its student visa regime.

British Council, Universities UK oppose visa rules

The new student visa rules may reduce Britain`s
attraction as a destination for students from India.

Now get confirmed admission for Oz student visa

From Nov 5, student visa applicants will need to include a confirmation of enrollment.

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.

Three English tests added for Aus student visa applicants

Australia has announced the US-based TOEFL and two other English language competency tests.

Oz lowers int`l student visa assessment levels

Australian govt has lowered the visa assessment levels for International students from 38 countries under which they would now be required to provide less documentary evidence to support their claims for the grant of visa.

Student visa rule changes upset Oz research institutes

International education sector is Australia`s third-largest export industry.

UK to launch crackdown on student visas

The David Cameron government is
expected to announce a new crackdown on non-EU students.

UK hikes student visa fees, introduces new dependent visa

Britain on Thursday announced a steep hike
of 54 pounds in the student visa fee and introduced a new
category of `dependent relative` visa as a part of its effort
to attract visitors who can "make a valued
contribution".