January 10, 2010

Conservatives aim to crack down on UK visas for Pak, Indian students

 

* Tory plan will require some students to hand over £2,000 bond
* Foreign students would be banned from switching courses

A proposal for clamping down on visas to foreign students, particularly Pakistan and Afghanistan, that includes requirements for some student applicants to hand over an annual £2,000 bond and a tightening of colleges entitled to sponsor students, was likely to be proposed on Friday by the British shadow home secretary, Chris Grayling, The Guardian reported.Read More »Conservatives aim to crack down on UK visas for Pak, Indian students