- Indian and International students will benefit from an improved post-study visa regime announced by the UK government.It is a part of a new “International Education Strategy” launched by the UK government in preparation for its post-Brexit policies.
- The strategy is aimed at increasing the total number of international students from around the world choosing to study in the UK higher education system from the current level of 460,000 to 600,000 each year by 2030.
- The new strategy offers (a)undergraduate and Masters students to stay in the UK to find work for upto six months after graduating and (b)PhD students will also be able to stay in the UK for up to a year to find work after graduating.
- Earlier this month,UK had once again not included India in an expanded list of countries from which students applying for visas would be subject to less stringent documentation requirements.
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