Earlier this month, a number of changes to the UK immigration system were announced by the immigration minister; which will have a direct impact on student visas.
According to migration figures published late last month (February), the number of students entering the UK from the Indian subcontinent has decreased over the last couple of years.
Within their 2014 economic impact report, the World Travel and Tourism Council have suggested that the UK needs to align its procedures with the Shengen visa area, in an attempt to simplify access to the UK for travellers.
According to recent statistics, there has been a 30 percent rise in net migration in the year to September; with the economic situation within Southern Europe being cited as the reason behind the increase.
Earlier this month, it was reported that a minimum income requirement for non-European Union migrants was unfair, and was keeping families apart.
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