Zimbabwe deregisters seven universities in Northern Cyprus and India

In its initial statement on March 11, 2024, the government body, ZIMCHE, gave no reason for the deregistration of institutions but noted that “studying at an unaccredited institution may result in financial loss and have serious implications for one’s academic qualifications and career prospects.”  “We strongly advise the public to confirm the foreign universities’ accreditation […]

High visa-rejection rate for Indian students worries New Zealand universities

Universities in New Zealand are pleading with the government to take action in response to the high percentage of Indian applicants’ student visas being denied. Representing all eight post-secondary institutions, Universities New Zealand has expressed concerns about this matter. According to Immigration New Zealand, the percentage of Indian student visa applications that are denied increased […]

Indian Medical aspirants likely to rise after Philippines amends policy
Indian Medical aspirants likely to rise after Philippines amends policy

Following recent legislative changes that allow foreign students to practice medicine locally after receiving their Doctor of Medicine degree, the Philippines is expected to see a 25–30% increase in the number of Indian students coming to the country for medical studies, a foreign education consultant said on Friday. “The amendment is a historic accomplishment for […]

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Post-study visa route dominated by Indians should stay, finds UK review

A review commissioned by the British government concluded in a report on Tuesday that the post-study visa route, which is dominated by Indian graduates, is expanding the country’s research landscape and helping UK universities make up for financial losses on the home front. UK Home Secretary James Cleverly had given the independent Migration Advisory Committee […]

In South Asia, DAAD grants 316 scholarships.

The German Academic Exchange Service has granted 316 scholarships to students in South Asia for the academic year 2024–2025 in cooperation with the consulate generals and embassies of Germany.  According to the DAAD, 287 Indian students, 10 Sri Lankan students, 9 Bangladeshi students, 8 Nepalese students, and 2 Bhutanese students received scholarships. The scholarships can […]