METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

  • Souvik Pal's father to bring his body to B'lore January 31, 2013

    Bangalore: The body of Indian student Souvik Pal, who died under mysterious circumstances in Manchester would be arriving in Bangalore on Thursday, his family sources said. The boy's father Santanu Pal would be bringing the body, theys said. "Santanu Pal will arrive with Souvik's body at Bangalore International Airport Limited...
  • 19yrold Indian student's body to be flown out of London January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The father of Indian student Souvik Pal, who was found dead in Manchester in mysterious circumstances after going missing on the New Year eve, will be leaving for Bangalore with his body on Wednesday. The 19yearold was found dead in a canal in Manchester on January 22 after...
  • Souvik Pal's body to be brought back to Bangalore January 29, 2013

    London: The father of Indian student Souvik Pal, who was found dead in United Kingdom's Manchester city, under mysterious circumstances after going missing on the New Year evening, will be leaving for Bangalore with his son's body on Wednesday. 19yearold Souvik, a student of Manchester Metropolitan University, had gone missing...
  • UK: Missing Indian student's mother appeals to govt for help January 9, 2013

    A 19yearold student Souvik Pal from Kolkata has been missing from Britain after being separated from friends while celebrating New Year's eve at a nightclub in Manchester. His mother Mahuya Pal on Wednesday appealed to the government for help....
  • 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 nonEU 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 LMU's licence was revoked on August 29, throwing the academic future of over 350 Indian and over...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 handwringing, the revocation of London Metropolitan University's licence to admit and teach Indian and other nonEU 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 undergraduates 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 nonEU 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...