International students in the UK to be given a one month “grace period” around visa

In response to Covid-19, rules were put in place that meant foreign nationals whose visas expired between Jan 24 and July 31 were able to request extensions if they could not return home.  “It is clear they are listening to the voices of international students and alumni” Now that travel restrictions are lifting globally, people […]

NEP 2020 paves the way for international campuses to set up

The NEP 2020 replaces the 34-year-old National Policy on Education, and according to the government of India, “aims to transform India into a vibrant knowledge society and global knowledge superpower”. “The government is also promoting a very Strong stay in India...

international education sector receives $51.6m boost

The strategy will seek to accelerate pillars of its 2018 International Education Strategy – to stabilise, strengthen and transform the sector – and aims to “cushion the blow” of coronavirus on the country’s international education providers. “The government is acutely...

Canada backtracks on travel ban exemption for international students

Earlier this year, Canada announced that international students would be exempt from a travel ban as long as they had a valid study permit or had been approved for a study permit prior to March 18, 2020.  “Seeking entry for the purpose of studying in Canada would...