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