21 janvier 2019

Taiwan simplifies int’l student work permit application

By Viggo Stacey. International students in Taiwan will find it easier to apply for work permits following changes in the application process initiated by the country’s Ministry of Labour. More...

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16 janvier 2019

Taiwan students in Norway protest visa title

By Viggo Stacey. Taiwanese students are taking legal action against the Norwegian government in order to be recognised as Taiwanese on their visas. The row has erupted over Taiwanese students being granted documents which state they are Chinese. More...

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The story of 2018: “From Russia with visa difficulties” say agents

By Viggo Stacey. Russian education agents have voiced concerns over access to US B-category visas, including for group students, while biometric requirements for other destinations are hurting visa issuance for prospective students outside of three major cities. More...

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14 janvier 2019

WHO calls foul over visa denial for UK forum

By Patrick Atack. The World Health Organisation has raised concerns about the UK’s immigration policy regarding visiting academics, after several scholars were denied visas to attend the WHO Global Symposium in Liverpool. More...

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09 janvier 2019

US HEIs challenge unlawful presence restrictions on F, J and M visas

By Patrick Atack. Following the announcement by the Trump administration of new restrictions on international students ‘unlawful presence’, which will give students less leeway when avoiding penalties at the end of their stay, four institutions have launched legal proceedings to block the move. More...

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UK: MAC report recommends post-study work, but not a new visa

By Patrick Atack. A relaxing of some post-study work rights is the good news in the freshly published Migration Advisory Committee report in the UK – but the committee has ruled out the suggestion from industry that students should be removed from immigration statistics. More...

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UK relaxes some visa laws and angers Indian stakeholders with snub

By Patrick Atack. The UK government has expanded the list of nations from which student visa applicants will have to provide a “reduced level of documentation” in order to secure their Tier 4 study permit. More...

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UK Home Office grants visa to visiting student after media uproar

By The PIE News team. The UK Home Office has backtracked on its decision to bar an Amsterdam University College international student from attending an academic conference in the UK, the latest in a series of international academic visa issues picked up in the mainstream British press. More...

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07 janvier 2019

European student visas should be egalitarian – ESU

By Claudia Civinini. There is still work to do to ensure student visas “achieve equal educational and social opportunities” across the EU for third-country nationals, the European Students’ Union said in response to the European Commission’s call for a public consultation on the future of the Schengen visa. More...

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Malta announces new student visa system

By Claudia Civinini. Malta has announced changes to its student visa policy that will simplify and streamline the process for non-EU students and include work rights. More...

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