The number of students admitted to British universities last year dropped by as much as 40 percent amid increasing tuition fees.
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.
A large component of students on courses in STEM (Science, technology, Engineering and Maths) come from India and other non-EU countries.
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.
The changes in student visas from April will include the closure of the post-study work visa.
Prof Anthony Glees said the varsities fail to properly monitor students.
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.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon