Record student visas to Indians last year, number likely to cross this year: US Embassy

New Delhi: The US consular team in India is ready to handle the anticipated increase in applications from Indian students in 2024, having issued a record 1,40,000 student visas the previous year. According to a senior official at the embassy here, the projected total number this year will be “similar or in excess” compared to […]

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 […]

France to increase the number of Indian students by 2030
France to increase the number of Indian students by 2030

France unveiled a bold proposal earlier this year to quadruple the number of Indian students studying there by 2030. According to French President Emmanuel Macron, the nation hopes to accept 30,000 Indian students over the course of the next six years. This is undoubtedly a positive step that promotes the nation to students looking to […]

Indian students begin turning away from UK universities for Master’s courses

Over 21,000 fewer Master’s degree candidates than the previous year were registered in official statistics released in London on Thursday, indicating that the number of Indian students choosing the UK as their destination for higher education is starting to decline. Based on data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK Home Office reports […]