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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi I have received an offer from Swinburne university and my course will be started on 31st of July. Orientation is already started and I haven't received my visa yet. :confused::confused: I have lodged my application on 2nd of July and submitted biometrics on 4th of July. I will be...
  2. Guides
    Student visa applications for New Zealand are changing over to online processing with paper applications being phased out, it has been confirmed. Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is encouraging students to start using the online system from now on. They can do this via INZ or on campus if they are...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Has anyone read the article in the Independent about more visa changes proposed by Theresa May? It is on the front page of the website. I would be lying if I said this didn't bother me a wholllllle lot. (Apologies if this is inappropriate but I feel it could impact a serious amount of expats...
  4. The Platypus Den
    I m starting this thread to take advise and suggestions from senior expats. I have applied for my 190 VISA along with my family on 2nd Dec 2014 and am still awaiting for my golden letter. I got my Victoria SS invitation on 14th November 2014 and thereafter i lodged VISA. I am into IT, working...
  5. Articles: Americas
    Moving to Canada to study is becoming more popular, with the latest data showing that the number of study permits issued to international students is up by 26% since 2012. This means that Canada is on track to welcome a record number of foreign students this year, the country’s Minister of...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    On a general visa for an Australian, whilst in the UK you CANNOT study. I am wanting to study, however, in September 13 (my visa will expire July 13, and hopefully I will have already applied for my student visa). My question is, whilst I am ON my general visa, can I apply for a student visa IN...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello there, This is Abhilasha from UK. I have indefinite leave to remain in the UK. I just got married on 10-June-2012 in England. My husband (from India) was on student visa at the time of marriage and still is. I never worked before as I was in full-time college and now in full-time...
  8. Articles: Europe
    Following the recent announcement of changes to the English language requirements for overseas students wishing to study in the UK a document clarifying the rules has been published. The document from the UK Border Agency sets out the details of the changes under Tier 4 of the points based...
  9. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Changes to student visas for New Zealand that aim to ensure students are genuine come into effect next month. They will strengthen student visa requirements and conditions, improve access to study and training and make residence more accessible, according to Immigration Minister Jonathan...
  10. Articles: Europe
    Cutting down on the number of overseas students being allowed into the UK from non European Union countries is vital to combat massive and unpleasant abuses of the system, it is claimed. UK Immigration Minister Damian Green has vociferously defended plans for a crackdown on the student visa...
  11. Articles: Europe
    Stricter visa controls are needed in the UK as bogus overseas students cost the taxpayer £500 million a year, according to a new report from a think tank. Despite more than a 250,000 ‘students’ arriving every year under the Points Based System (PBS), there are no interviews before a visa is...
  12. Articles: Europe
    The non European Union student visas system in the UK is facing a massive shake up after government ministers pledged to crack down on bogus applicants. The student visa section is regarded as being open to widespread abuse and it will receive a lot of attention as part of the wider drive to...
  13. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, As the visa process has changed in the last year, I'm having trouble figuring out exactly what the rules are. Here is my situation: Trying o renew my student "titre de séjour" (which is not the same thing as a carte de séjour - it is a yellow card taped INTO my visa). 1. Have an...
  14. Articles: Europe
    The UK is spearheading an international crackdown on unscrupulous recruitment agents who help bogus overseas students who have no intention of studying to get visas. The British Council has for the first time brought together countries including the UK, the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand...
  15. Articles: Europe
    New UK student visa regulations are frustrating overseas students and damaging the country's education reputation, according to a new study by the UK Council for International Student Affairs. It found that 83.4% of international students think the cost of a UK student visa is unreasonable and...
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