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British Council announces 100 million INR scholarships for Indian students

December 12, 2013

For over a century now, UK universities have attracted students from all over the world. Annually, UK higher education institutions have an intake of around 400,000 foreign students, nearly 30,000 of whom are from India. This month, the British Council…

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On Your Marks, Get Set for Next Year’s Commonwealth Games

November 27, 2013

As the Scottish city of Glasgow prepares to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games, 71 national teams are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to compete for the coveted title of Commonwealth Champion over only 11 days from 23rd July to 3rd August....

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TB Screening programme extended October 2013

November 18, 2013

The UK"s pre-entry tuberculosis screening programme was initially announced in May 2012, in response to increasing numbers of cases of TB in the UK. The scheme gradually rolled out to sixty-seven countries with a high incidence of the disease. The…

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Switzerland imposes new immigration limits on EU states

April 26, 2013

This week, the Swiss government announced a twelve month cap on the number of nationals from European Union (EU) states who can obtain long term residence permits to live in Switzerland. The move has caused considerable controversy, since although Switzerland…

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Is the UK destroying Entrepreneurship when we need it most?

January 18, 2013

A recent article written by a Director and Professor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in America, which discussed U.S. immigration policy in respect of international students and their options post-graduation, has caught our eye and inspired us to consider...

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December 28, 2012

What has Changed? The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has announced a new pre-entry tuberculosis (TB) screening programme in Malaysia. All Malaysian nationals who wish to enter the UK for more than six months from 31 December 2012 will need to…

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Migrant Children A UK Education: Part One

September 11, 2012

We spend a lot of time in these blogs highlighting recent changes to UK immigration laws and addressing challenges which businesses face when they wish to hire non-EEA nationals. However, we feel it is important not to forget that these...

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Moving to the Emerald Isle? Our advice for a successful relocation to Northern Ireland

August 20, 2012

The Law Centre (NI) and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission recently updated their comprehensive guide; “Your rights in Northern Ireland--A guide for migrant workers,” which is available in a number of languages. We found this an interesting read, having...

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R (Alvi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

July 23, 2012

Last week, the Supreme Court delivered a significant judgment in the case of R (Alvi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department. The court found that, under the Immigration Act 1971, any changes to substantive requirements of the United...

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EEA Regulations: New Rights of Residence and Restrictions on Free Movement

July 16, 2012

The UK Government has announced changes to the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 which will come into force from the 16th July 2012. The Regulations have been amended to give effect to the judgments of the Court of Justice…

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