ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom (UK) Border Agency (UKBA) will implement new global changes to the immigration rules for those aspiring to work or study in the UK, read a British High Commission press release issued on Friday. Full details of the changes, which come into effect on April 6, could […]
LONDON: Foreign spouses will be able to enter the UK from the age of 18 after the courts ruled that banning under-21s was not a lawful way of dealing with the problem of forced marriages. Immigration Minister Damian Green told MPs the Government would revert to the lower age limit […]
Tough new rules and enforcement action to stop abuse of the student visa system and to protect legitimate students from being misled by questionable institutions has led to over 450 education providers in the UK that will no longer be able to sponsor new international students. In total these colleges could have […]
A British High Commission visa officer has been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency, which is investigating a human smuggling ring, on suspicion of selling sponsorship letters to people hoping to obtain a visa for the UK, the Telegraph reported on Monday. The authorities have also arrested three other men, […]
By Asad Farooq KARACHI: The United States Consulate in Karachi and the Blinck, a social organisation, jointly organised a youth conference to mark the International Youth Day under the theme of ‘Youth Participation in Decision Making’ at a local hotel here on Friday. About 100 youngsters participated in the discussion […]
The Higher Education Commission (HEC), under its Foreign Funded Scholarship Programme (FFSP), is facilitating Pakistani students to avail 10 scholarships offered by the Moroccan Agency of International Cooperation (AMCI) for the academic year 2011-12.
By Ali Hassan In order to earn fistful amount of money to live a better and save future, citizens of Pakistan striving for their better future and earnings ultimately fall prey to traps of unscrupulous agents and earn a bad name to themselves and their country.
* Education consultants deceive unsuspecting students, parents promising visas and admissions in foreign universities By Arsalan Haider Although the standard of higher education in Pakistan is much better than it was 10 or 20 years ago with a number of universities, colleges and higher education institutions opening up during the […]
First annual limit on non-EU workers comes into force to reduce immigration into the UK 06 April 2011 The first major change to reduce immigration into the UK has been delivered today, as the government’s new annual limit comes into force.
Tougher entrance criteria, limits on work entitlements and the closure of the post-study work route are among the changes to the student visa system announced today by Home Secretary Theresa May.