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Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins the Booker Prize for his autobiographical novel 'Shuggie Bain'

Dubai-based Indian-origin writer Doshi, who was shortlisted among the final six authors for her debut novel Burnt Sugar, lost out on the top prize

Published on 20th November 2020
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We want Indian students to choose the United Kingdom for higher studies: UK Immigration Minister Kevin Foster

In Summer 2021, the UK will be introducing the Graduate Route, a new post-study work visa that will allow eligible students two years (or three years for PhD students) to stay back

Published on 18th November 2020
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The UK visa regime is changing, high approval rating for Indian students: Oliver Ballhatchet, British Dy High Commissioner

In 2020, around 49,8000 Tier 4 study visas have been issued, which is a 136 per cent increase from what was in 2019, he added

Published on 5th November 2020
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Trump administration must aggressively expand visas for foreign STEM talent: Congressional Report

The US must recognise this immigration shortfall by aggressively expanding visas for STEM talent, said the report

Published on 1st October 2020
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Over 91 per cent Indian students want to study abroad post-COVID: iSchoolConnect survey

According to UNESCO, there were 5 million international students across the globe in 2018, and 750,000 of those happened to be from India

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Here's how B.PAC alum Sushma Mahabala landed the prestigious Chevening Scholarship

Three female students from Karnataka awarded with Chevening Scholarship for higher studies. This scholarship is made available for people who want to pursue a Masters programme in the UK

Published on 11th September 2020
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Faridah Abike-Iyimide, 21-year-old author from United Kingdom signs 7-figure book deal 

Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, announced Thursday that it would publish Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé's highly anticipated debut

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Flexibility in visa rules enhanced health precautions for students travelling to the UK for new academic year

UK Visas and Immigration has introduced greater flexibility in visa rules, allowing students to apply for visas when they are able to travel to the UK, rather than at the start of their studies

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Indian student delegates at UK Parliament sign MOU for progressive, inclusive, sustainable economy  

With the aim of fostering understanding between South Asia and Britain, the summit hostel youth delegations from 9 nations

Published on 27th August 2020
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Keeping students away from classrooms for long, far more damaging than COVID: PM Boris Johnson

Johnson said the risk posed to children from the deadly virus is very small and being kept away from classrooms any longer would be far more damaging to their well-being

Published on 24th August 2020
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Are the NEP’s ‘easy’ exit options in college just an excuse to dress up India's dire dropout rates?

These activists say the exit options for students start from school, at every level by providing an alternative, the NEP is only trying to narrow down options, push out students from the system

Published on 15th August 2020
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These twin child actors from the UK have set up a platform to help train young, aspiring actors

The Keston Twins founded Stagebox to teach young talented actors the tricks of the trade and help them navigate their way through the industry

Published on 6th July 2020
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Getting antsy? Why you'll want to take a walk with Bengaluru's very own Ant-Man!

Sunil Kumar M who conducts ant walks in Namma Bengaluru speaks about the diversity of these little and disciplined creatures that we see every day and why he wants to create awareness among people 

Published on 24th June 2020
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Why can’t we have a sabbatical for students?

But the concept of a sabbatical is not dead in the academic world. According to Wikipedia, it is based on the Biblical practise of Shmita, which is related to agriculture

Published on 20th June 2020
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Good news: Doctors welcome dexamethasone results in COVID patients

On Medical Twitter and Facebook, doctors broadly agree that dexamethasone use aligns well with the way COVID19 attacks the body's immune system

Published on 17th June 2020

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