Japan: International students nearly back to pre-pandemic levels

The Japan Student Services Organization’s annual report, which was made public in May 2024, showed that there had been a gain in foreign enrollment for the first time in the four years since Japan had relaxed its rigorous Covid rules.  The statistic demonstrates the early achievements of Japan’s bold internationalization agenda, which prime minister Kishida […]

Study in Canada: Letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution is mandatory

A vital first step in the application process for international students hoping to study in Canada is receiving an acceptance letter from a designated learning institution (DLI). A DLI is a school that has been granted permission to accept overseas students. This DLI acceptance letter is required in order to obtain a Canadian study permit. […]

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 […]

US Consulate in Hyderabad extends student visa season by two weeks

In order to provide students ample time to have their visas processed, the US Consulate in Hyderabad has announced that the student visa season would be extended by two weeks. Regarding “X,” the US Consulate-General in Hyderabad announced a two-week extension of the student visa season. The consulate announced, “Applications for student visas will now […]

Acumen announces collaborations to enhance Indian students’ visa application experiences.

The new collaborations with VFS Global and One VASCO will provide services to Indian students who enroll with Acumen’s UK university partners.  Students can now complete their visa applications and biometrics without needing to attend visa application centers by visiting any Acumen India office, starting in Delhi and eventually spreading to Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, and […]