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Australian immigration say student visa applications up

18:32 19/03/2014
More than 74,000 international students applied for Australian student visas in the three months to September 2013, according to Australian immigration. This is the highest figure for four years and...

UK minister blames Indian press for fall in student visas

12:06 04/03/2014
David Willetts, the UK's science minister, has blamed a fall in the number of students coming to study in the UK from the Indian sub-continent on the 'lively' press in India and Pakistan. Mr Willetts...

Oxford academic blames 'Kafkaesque' student visa system on UK PM

19:49 26/02/2014
A leading British historian has denounced the UK's student visa regime as 'stupid, incoherent, short-sighted, cack-handed, intrusive and counter-productive'. Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Professor...

Indian immigration accuses US embassy teachers of visa fraud

18:39 31/01/2014
Indian immigration authorities have accused staff at the US embassy school in New Delhi of tax and visa offences. This is being seen as retaliation for the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York...

UK immigration policy to blame for 25% reduction in Indian students

16:22 27/01/2014
The UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency has released figures which show the first ever fall in the number of international students starting courses at UK universities. Experts in the UK's export...

Canadian immigration 'discriminating against PhD students'

19:32 24/01/2014
PhD graduates of the University of Toronto have complained that they have been wrongly rejected after applying for permanent residence visas under the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Two students...

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