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British minister plans to address on drop in students’ visas during his visit to India

British minister plans to address on drop in students’ visas during his visit to India

Vince Cable, the UK’s Secretary of State for Business, will be visiting India in the month of October and is said to resolve the visa matter for Indian students who…

Tenth edition of ‘Verbattle’ started in Karnataka

Tenth edition of ‘Verbattle’ started in Karnataka

India’s one of the largest inter-school debate competitions, Verbattle, which is conducted by Verbattle Foundation, is counting its tenth edition this year. It began with its preliminary rounds of ‘Verbattle…

Indian student wins £3,500 compensation at Heathrow airport

Indian student wins £3,500 compensation at Heathrow airport

An Indian student has won £3,500 for her illegal detention at Heathrow Airport, London. A student of the University of Bedfordshire in Luton town, Swathi Palisetty, was held for 17…

South Indian wins scholarship for GBP 100,000 for research from Erasmus Mundus consortium

South Indian wins scholarship for GBP 100,000 for research from Erasmus Mundus consortium

Thalassery R Vikas, a native of Kerala, has won a scholarship worth GBP 100,000 (Rs. 1 Crore), offered by Erasmus Mundus consortium. He has won this Euro photonics scholarship for…

NRI Industrlialist Karan Bilimoria conferred with honourary doctorate in UK

NRI Industrlialist Karan Bilimoria conferred with honourary doctorate in UK

Karan Bilimoria, a NRI Industralist and founder of Cobra beer has been awarded an honorary doctorate in the UK for his contribution to both British enterprise and public life. This…

UK offers 150 Chevening scholarships for outstanding graduates

UK offers 150 Chevening scholarships for outstanding graduates

In the budget which was announced in the month of March this year, UK announced about tripling the Chevening scholarships for the outstanding graduates in the developing countries like India.…

Lord Swraj Paul honoured for promoting India-UK educational ties

Lord Swraj Paul honoured for promoting India-UK educational ties

Leading Industrialist & NRI, Lord Swraj Paul has been bestowed with Lifetime achievement award, in recognition of his work promoting India-UK educational ties. Lord Paul has held many public positions.…

Three UK Varsities, 57 colleges banned from sponsoring International students

Three UK Varsities, 57 colleges banned from sponsoring International students

Three universities and 57 private colleges have been told they cannot sponsor any new international students in a major crackdown on suspect English language qualifications. In a statement to the…

British academician denied entry in South India

British academician denied entry in South India

One of the scholars of Birkbeck, University of London was unexpectedly denied entry to India when she had landed in Hyderabad airport to attend an International academic conference. The British…

UK government offers more scholarships under the International scholarship schemes

UK government offers more scholarships under the International scholarship schemes

Under the international scholarship schemes, GREAT and Chevening, the range of scholarships has been increased recently by the British government for the academic years 2014/2015 and 2015/2016. The core budget…