International students looking to study in the United Kingdom from next year will no longer be able to bring their family – including children or elderly parents – with them.
The UK government’s new restrictions for overseas students, announced on Tuesday, are likely to have a significant impact for Indians aspiring to study abroad. India was the UK’s top sending country in 2022, accounting for 41.4 percent of all foreign students granted graduate route visas.
What are the new curbs, and what do they mean for foreign students? We answer all your questions.
International students who have been awarded their degrees in the UK are presently permitted to stay and work or look for work in the UK. This is at any skill level and for a period of 2 years, rising to 3 years if they successfully complete a PhD.