Pakistani students in UK

UK to implement global changes to visa rules

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 be found on the UKBA’s website. These changes would not be applied to marriage settlement applications.

The UKBA is also introducing new measures to help improve the level of customer service to applicants from Pakistan, including a new online application system and a priority visa service.Read More »UK to implement global changes to visa rules

LAHORE: Presentation on new UK student visa policy

A RENOWNED education consultant giving a presentation on salient features of New UK Visa Rules on Wednesday explained in detail the new Points Based System TIER 4 Student Visa.

The event titled “New Student Visa Rules & Scholarship Opportunities in UK” was organised by Falcon Education & Consultancy Services (Pvt) Ltd at a five star hotel in which students, academics, heads of educational institutions and people from various walks of life participated.

The educationalist, Syed Abidi said, “The new system if implemented in true spirit will weed out non-genuine students and facilitate bonafide students without the support of agents or consultants.”Read More »LAHORE: Presentation on new UK student visa policy

Number of Pakistani students in UK ‘has doubled since 2003’

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The number of Pakistani students studying in the United Kingdom has doubled since 2003, taking the total to 10,000 in 2009, two thirds of which are postgraduate students.

This was stated by Sue Beaumont, Country Director British Council Pakistan, at a press briefing held here to highlight various programmes initiated by the British Council in partnership with Higher Education Commission (HEC). Read More »Number of Pakistani students in UK ‘has doubled since 2003’