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UK sees increase in Indian student applications despite pandemic constraints

July 09, 2021 8:40 pm

The increase may be attributed to students looking to make the most of the UK's new Graduate route, which opened for applications last week.

UK announces new post-study work visa route for international students

July 02, 2021 8:24 pm

The visa is designed for international graduates who have been awarded their degree from a recognised UK university to stay on and look for work for at least two years.

With 13 per cent increase, 56,000 visas issued to Indian students in 2020: UK Home Secretary

July 01, 2021 11:15 am

A programme for the post-study route is also being launched by the UK, which is a post-study work route that will allow talented people to work in the UK, said Priti Patel.

UK post-study visa deadline extension to benefit Indian students

June 17, 2021 12:52 pm

UK universities are preparing for the new semester in September 2021, with a range of measures expected to be in place for overseas students.

Indian industry hails 'positive' step as UK sets out post-Brexit visa regime

July 13, 2020 9:25 pm

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel confirmed in a written ministerial statement in the House of Commons that a new Health and Care Visa and post-study work visa will be part of the new system.

New UK visa rules all but shuts doors the Punjabi immigrants

February 23, 2020 3:27 am

While launching the new system, UK’s Home Secretary Priti Patel said they want to attract the “brightest and the best” from the world, including from India, and to reduce the number of cheap and low-skilled workers coming to the country.

Explained: How changed UK visa rules may help Indian students

September 13, 2019 11:45 am

The proposed rules also do not place any restriction on the type of jobs that students could look for. There is also no cap on the number of students who could avail the work visa.

New visa rules: UK aims to attract 6 lakh international students by 2030, says British envoy

September 12, 2019 4:13 pm

The new route announced on Wednesday also means that Indian students will once again be able to stay in the United Kingdom for two years to find work after they graduate.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Visa applications to UK surge as Indians plan to catch matches live

May 16, 2019 9:26 am

Interestingly, VFS Global, BHC's visa services partner alone received over 1,32,000 applications during the months of March and April this year, which accounts for around 65 per cent of the overall UK visa application count from 2019 January to April.

Indians to benefit as UK lifts cap on PhD-level work visas

March 14, 2019 5:58 pm

The government's latest announcement is seen as the first step towards the complete removal of a cap on visas for skilled workers in 2021 when a new immigration system comes into force.