* 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 […]
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, […]
* 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 […]
British High Commission has lost passports of many Pakistanis By Muhammad Saleh Zaafir ISALMABAD: Pakistan and the United Kingdom will discuss their strategic relationship during the visit of the British Foreign Secretary David Milliband, who is reaching here today (Saturday) for a day-long stay in the capital.
UK-bound students got a lively pre-departure informational event organized by the British Council and sponsored by Etihad Airways and Gerry’s Travels in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. The event was held to brief students on what to expect from their time spent living and studying in the UK as university students, […]