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Latest News: Visa Services

UK Government outlines major overhaul of student visa system


23 March 2011

The UK Government today (22 March) announced major changes to the student visa system.

In December 2010 the UK Government launched a consultation on the reform of the student immigration system. Today the UK Home Secretary has announced the results of this extensive consultation process.

The UK has a worldwide reputation for providing quality education to overseas students. Britain is the destination of choice for many people wishing to study abroad.  

The changes herald a new approach – one that not only minimises abuse of the student immigration system but also builds on the global reputation of the UK as a provider of high quality education.

For details of today’s changes please see full news report.



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