|
|
|
|
|
6th Zulqada 1435 | Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
Education and Career

No cap on overseas students to study in UK, assures Home Secretary

Wednesday, 12 December 2012
Comments(0)
London, December 12:

UK Home Secretary Theresa May will insist that Britain is ‘open’ to overseas students.She will reassure universities that there will be no cap on the number of migrants who want to study.In a key speech on immigration, she is expected to outline ways the UK is still attractive to students, the Telegraph reports.

She is also expected to make it easier for postgraduate students to stay in the UK after their studies.However, May told the Financial Times that she is ‘definitely’ considering face-to-face interviews for overseas students, which could make it more difficult for them to study in the UK.

She also hit out at universities, saying they have a responsibility to make Britain more attractive to foreign students, the report said.“The universities have got a job here as well in making sure that people actually understand that we’re open for university students coming into the UK,” she told the newspaper.

“There’s a job here not just for the government, I think there’s a job for the universities as well to make sure that people know that we are open,” she added.According to the report, May is also expected to address concerns about tough visa restrictions on Chinese tourists, with plans to roll out more online applications and offer forms in Mandarin.

There have been a number of rows within the Coalition about immigration policy, with accusations that the Home Office''s tough restrictions are holding back growth.

Sources said that May, the Prime Minister, Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, and George Osborne, the Chancellor, have now reached an agreement on sounding more welcoming to students at the same time as remaining tough over security concerns, the report added. (ANI)

Latest News

Britain asks citizens to review travel pla...

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens to review their planned trips to Pakistan in view of the volatile ...

We played a perfect game today, says Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his side played a "perfect game" today as the visitors thra ...

Rahane, Dhawan clinch ODI series for India

Ajinkya Rahane smashed his maiden ODI century as India clinched their first 50-over series win on En ...

Related News

Lizard found in mid-day meal in Bihar

Six children in a government school in Bihar fell ill Tuesday after eating their mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was ...

President urges universities to build an environment to promote entrepre...

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that it is the universities which need to create the right envir ...

MANUU ITI Counseling on Sept. 4

Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Industrial Training Institute (ITI) is organizing counseling for admissions in to I.T.I, MANUU, ...

Post new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Copy the characters (respecting upper/lower case) from the image.

Rs. 27530 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think KCR would continue celebrating all national events at Golconda Fort beginning from Independence Day?
YesNoCan't say

Comments >>

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com