06 septembre 2016

PM set to scrutinise student visa numbers again

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to scrutinise the number of student visas being granted to United Kingdom university applicants in a fresh attempt to reduce immigration, writes Peter Yeung for the Independent. Read more...

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31 août 2016

What it's like to be undocumented and college-bound

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Mayte Lara Ibarra and Larissa Martinez had just finished their senior year of high school when they each decided to go public with their immigration status. Both Texas students are undocumented, and they didn't want to keep that fact a secret any longer. More...

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30 août 2016

Nova Scotia language schools worried about student visa changes

cbc masthead logoBy Sherri Borden Colley. The head of an English language school in Halifax is concerned about recent changes to a federal program requiring international students get a second visa before they continue on to university. More...

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27 août 2016

UK education’s soft power will weaken if student visas remain so hard to get

The ConversationBy . Welcoming international students used to be one of the key ways that Britain developed long-term, soft power relationships to aid trade and wield political influence. One in ten current global leaders were educated in the UK. More...

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26 août 2016

UK launches new pilot visa scheme for overseas students

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "indianexpress.com logo"By PTI. The UK has launched a pilot visa scheme for international students, including students from India, applying for a Masters degree course in select high-profile universities, that would allow them to stay in the country for six months after completing their course. More...

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UK’s Home Office is testing less stringent student visa rules at these 4 universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Study International Staff. The UK’s Home Office has announced more lenient visa regulations for non-EU Master’s students at four top English universities as part of a test run. More...

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UK: Tier 4 pilot scheme to streamline application process, extend stay

By Natalie Marsh. A new student visa pilot is being implemented at four universities in England, it was announced last week. The scheme will allow students to submit fewer documents for their application as well as stay six months after their studies. More...

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Education South Africa takes government to court over EFL visa impasse

By Beckie Smith. Education South Africa has resorted to court action against the South African government over what it has called an “unconstitutional rejection of study visas”, following a longstanding policy impasse that EFL providers say has significantly damaged their business. More...

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China: UK ‘super priority’ student visa pilot launches

By Beckie Smith. Students from China will be able to obtain a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK within 24 hours, under a 10-week super priority visa pilot scheme. More...

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NZ: less than half of Indian student visa applications approved this year

By Beckie Smith. More than half of New Zealand student visa applications made by Indian nationals this year have been declined, figures from Immigration New Zealand reveal. Fraud was given as one of the reasons for the high refusal rate. More...

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