Indian Students

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Indian market will help improve the UK’s market share of globally mobile students

2018-09-21T14:33:36+00:00September 21st, 2018|2017/2018, UK Edition – September 2018|

A policy specialist presents some of her key findings from an official Higher Education report that calls for greater flexibility on Indian student numbers coming to the UK post-Brexit. The Higher Education Commission is set to publish its sixth inquiry titled ‘Staying Ahead? Are International Students Going Down Under?’ this September. The inquiry was initiated with the aim of assisting the Government to achieve its ambition of boosting the value of international higher education to £30 billion by 2020, but [...]

Freer movement of people will benefit both UK and India

2018-08-09T13:34:44+00:00July 29th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – July 2018, Home Page|

British visa curbs on Indian professionals and students is myopic and self-defeating. Even as the UK and India were gearing up for the first India Inc. organised UK-India Week in June 2018, the Theresa May government decided, in its wisdom, to exclude Indian students from a list of so-called “low-risk” countries whose nationals would be subjected to less stringent visa procedures. This caused outrage not only among Indians but also from several important members of the British establishment who favour [...]