student visa rules

Loophole in UK student visa system could let in tens of thousands that the govt wants to keep out

by Ray Clancy on December 10, 2010

UK student visa loophole may have issues

A loophole in the revised visa rules for foreign students could result in tens of thousands of bogus applicants arriving in the UK despite government moves to clamp down on them, it is claimed.

Ministers have changed the rules to prevent abuses of the system where students from non European Union countries get a visa to study at dubious colleges and end up either working or disappearing into the black economy. [click to continue…]