Student Visa

  • US likely to expedite student visa process 15-11-2011 10:40 AM

    Washington: In a bid to expedite the student visa process, the US has reduced its wait period globally to less than 15 days, and said the prospective students could apply for the country's visa up to four months before the start of the academic session. "Worldwide, the maximum wait for...
  • UK bans 1,900 Indian banks for student visas 25-10-2011 06:48 PM

    London: Britain on Tuesday published a list of nearly 1,900 banks in India most of them cooperative whose financial statements will not be accepted for student visa purposes, a move that is set to affect thousands of Indian students wanting to study there. The new list has just 85 banks...
  • Indian students hit hard as Aus cancels visas 25-10-2011 09:55 AM

    Melbourne: Australian authorities have cancelled 15,066 student visas of foreign nationals, including Indians, for breaching visa conditions, reports said. The Immigration Department has already cancelled 15,066 foreign student visas in the past year, a 37 per cent spike from the previous year. About 3,624 students are facing deportation for flunking...
  • More curbs on UK student visas come into effect 10-07-2011 08:49 PM

    London: As part efforts to curb abuse of student visas, new restrictions announced by the David Cameron government on working while studying and bringing students' dependent to the UK have come into effect. Home Office research shows that the student visa route is often abused by people from India and...
  • Overseas students in UK must attend classes 30-07-2008 08:43 PM

    London: International students in Britain failing to attend classes will be reported by their universities and colleges, according to new rules aimed at improving education services offered for foreigners announced on Wednesday. Britain is a top destination for Indian students, nearly 22,000 of whom were granted visas in 2007 -...