UK educators look to support students from countries added to red list

Some 11 countries are now on the UK’s ‘red list’ of countries including South Africa, Botswana, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe, after the government announced travellers from Nigeria would be required to isolate in government facilities from 4am on December 6. Other...

UK higher ed responds to addition of India to travel red list

This is due to increased availability of vaccines for younger people and more experience on the part of institutions in handling Covid-related issues. “We need to keep in mind this development is in response to the pandemic situation and I believe will be closely...

Students fear financial difficulties after India added to UK red list

The travel rules came after India saw an “extremely rapid rise in cases” in the new variant detected throughout April. Over the last week, local rates have almost doubled, increasing to 111 cases detected per 100,000 per week. “It has a huge financial implication...