http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Peta Lee. In a welcome move, London Metropolitan University has reopened its doors to foreign students. Last August, in a controversial decision, the UK Border Agency stripped the institution of its right to sponsor the visas of international students, affecting several thousand students. In announcing the decision last week to reinstate the enrolment of these students, the government said recent inspections had showed “the university has made the necessary improvements to its monitoring of students' attendance and immigration status”.
At the time, the UK Border Agency, which has since been abolished and brought back into the Home Office, claimed that London Met was not meeting its responsibilities. Read more...