London Metropolitan University

  • New UK fund to help stranded Indian students September 13, 2012

    London: Britain on Thursday announced a new fund of two million pounds to help Indian and other non-EU students caught by the revocation of London Metropolitan University's licence to admit and teach international students. LMU's licence was revoked on August 29, throwing the academic future of over 350 Indian and over...
  • London varsity crisis hits 'Brand Britain' abroad September 3, 2012

    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...
  • UK university in a row; 300 Indians to be deported? August 31, 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....
  • UK: 2,000 foreign students at risk of deportation August 30, 2012

    London: More than 2,000 foreign students face possible deportation from Britain after their university was stripped of its right to authorise visas. London Metropolitan University lost its "highly trusted status" because a survey found more than a quarter of its foreign students did not have permission to be in the country,...
  • UK to shut doors of university to Indian students August 29, 2012

    London: Thousands of Indian and other non-EU students are facing an uncertain situation due to the possibility of a major university here losing its licence to admit overseas students as part of a crackdown on student visa abuse. The London Metropolitan University, which has offices in New Delhi and Chennai, is...