Three universities and 57 private colleges have been told they cannot sponsor any new international students in a major crackdown on suspect English language qualifications. In a statement to the House of Commons on June 24, immigration minister James Brokenshire said he was taking the action in the light of “detailed and wide-ranging investigation into […]
The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP), in partnership with the US Mission to Pakistan, inaugurated Fulbright Centre at the Forman Christian College (FCC) on Thursday in order to promote opportunities for students interested in studying in the US. USEFP Executive Director Rita Akhtar, FCC Rector Dr James Tebbe, the Beaconhouse National University (BNU) […]
The British High Commission (BHC) has announced that applicants from Pakistan applying for the UK have to pay the visa fee through an online process from today (Monday) to onwards. Head of Visa section BHC Margaret Partridge announced while inaugurating the online services in Islamabad. “As part of the UK government’s Digital by Default […]
Pakistani businessmen, students and visitors now can yield ample opportunities in the United Kingdom (UK) by taking up corporate internships after completing their degree as the UK government has finally relaxed some immigration rules, globally. Similarly, Pakistani visitors, who plans to visit UK on a business or a tourist visa can now do some study […]
LONDON: Britain is planning to force visitors from India, Pakistan, Nigeria and other countries whose nationals are deemed to pose a “high risk” of immigration abuse to provide a cash bond before they can enter the country, a report said Sunday. The Sunday Times newspaper said that from November, a pilot scheme would target visitors […]
The Fulbright Programme in Pakistan has started accepting applications for 2014. The US government’s flagship scholarship programme awards full scholarships to deserving Pakistani students who wish to complete their Masters or PhD, in a field of their choice, in universities across the United States. These scholarships cover tuition fee, textbooks, airfare, a stipend and health […]
Top British businessmen have urged British Prime Minister David Cameron to remove Pakistani students from official immigration figures to avoid choking off a valuable source of wealth and skills. The businessmen warned that visa restrictions designed to bring net immigration below 100,000 a year would deter wealthy foreigners from outside the European Union.
* Study shows 48 percent non-credible applicants granted visa in Pakistan By Asif Mehmood (Daily Times) LONDON: Getting a UK visa is going to become an up-hill task for Pakistani students, as they would have to go through assessment interviews in the future, Daily Times has learnt. The decision was taken after a British Home […]