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.

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".

In touch with UK mission on student visa issue: India

Terming educational cooperation as an "important facet" of Indo-UK ties, government on Tuesday said it was in touch with diplomatic mission of Britain to "better understand the reasons" for the temporary freeze on student visas.

UK suspends accepting student visa applications in N-India

Facing an unprecedented increase
in the number of student visa-seekers from north India,
Britain has temporarily suspended accepting such applications
as it suspects that there may be attempts to abuse the system.

Tharoor for liberalising student visa

Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Saturday favoured liberalisation of the visa system to attract more foreign students, but said security issues contributed to making the regime restrictive.