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UK likely to relax curbs on student visas

UK likely to relax curbs on student visas

London: Under pressure from education and industry leaders to review the recent curbs on student visas, Prime Minister David Cameron is likely to reverse policy and remove international students from official immigration figures, a measure that may relax some of the restrictions.

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How Britain will try to detect bogus Indian students

How Britain will try to detect bogus Indian students

Press Trust of India | Updated: July 09, 2012 18:27 IST

London: Britain today announced a targeted interview system for student visa applicants from India and other non-EU countries to prevent abuse and to ensure that they are refused visas if immigration officials have doubts about their genuineness as students.

The new measure follows a pilot scheme carried out in India, Pakistan and 11 other countries, which revealed that some applicants could not answer basic questions in English without an interpreter, but had claimed in forms that they had the ability to study at UK universities.
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