London: Amidst much hand-wringing, the revocation of London Metropolitan University's licence to admit and teach Indian and other non-EU students has caused a "high level of concern" in various countries from where students come to study in the UK.
LMU's board of governors were scheduled to meet later on Monday to discuss the situation, while student and other unions expressed support to the international students affected by the licence revocation by the UK Border Agency due to "serious and systemic errors".
The British Council, which has presence in various countries and is usually the first port of call for students keen to study in the UK, has reported a "high level of concern" after the LMU crisis hit international headlines.
Martin Davidson, Chief Executive of the British Council, told PTI: "This situation at London Met could be hugely damaging to the UK's excellent reputation overseas."...more
07:54 PM, Sep 03, 2012
London: The London Metropolitan University has been banned from teaching overseas students, leaving more than 2,000 under-graduates potentially facing deportation. This includes 300 Indian students too and their fate now hangs in balance. The London Metropolitan University's overseas recruitment licence was suspended last month during a UK Border Agency investigation. It found that a significant number of students were staying in the country illegally and there was no sufficient evidence...
07:50 AM, Aug 31, 2012