There are numbers of benefits to consider when deciding to study in another country, but UK is among those country who is always known for bringing the refined policy in favour of students.
Last week on Thursday UK government introduced its new points-based immigration system policy to parliament, which streamline old student visa application requirements for international students.
What It Has?
All the international students including Indian now need a total of 70 points to obtain a visa to study at a UK university to be applicable from 5th October.
Students can achieve the desired points if they show the offer letter from universities or institutes, have fluent English and strong financial support to make sure that they can easily stay in UK while studying without any financial problem.
Here is the 70 points breakdown which are required for UK student visa.
Study (50 Points)
Confirmation of acceptance for studies requirement
While briefing the UK home office has said that new simplified point based visa route policy treats all students the same including European and Non-European.
Barbara Wickham, director of British Council India says that “The new student route is a welcome announcement for the thousands of Indian students who opt to train in the UK to gain the international exposure each year. It offers greater flexibility and ease of immigration for applicants. With the post-study benefits of the Graduate Immigration Route and the launch of the student route, the UK has further solidified its commitment to international students and enables them more than ever to pursue a class education. Global. ”
Due to the COVID – 19 outbreak, lots of students are postponing their plan to UK studies until the spring semester early next year. Amidst all this the UK government has chosen to introduce the new course and this new streamlined process can be saviour for them.
In case of other foreign countries path to UK study visas is always easy with an abundant study opportunities in world class universities. As in March last year International Education Strategy published that it is aimed to increase the total number of international students choosing to study in the UK higher education system each year to 600,000 by 2030.
We as an India’s leading admission partner for UK studies, welcomes these new simplified point based student policy, which will help to ensure the UK remains an internationally place for studying among Indian students. We will continue to work closely with students and give them the best opportunity they deserve while planning their dream to study in UK.