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.
The latest figures have revealed that in the year to December 2013, the number of student visas issued to student from Pakistan wishing to enter the UK has fallen by 55 percent; whilst the decrease in student visas for those from India has fallen by 21 percent during the same period.
In addition, the figures have also shown that the number of international student studying in the UK fell for the first time during the 2012 / 2013 academic year.
However, whilst the figures have revealed that student visas for those from the Indian subcontinent have decreased, they have also revealed that the numbers of visas for students from Brazil, China and Malaysia have increased during the same period.
The increase in student visas for those from Brazil, China and Malaysia has seen the overall number of student visas for international students increase by four percent; whilst applications for visas to universities within the UK has increased by seven percent.
For those who are facing difficulties with their student visas; the immigration solicitors at Howe+Co are able to assist.
We have been leading specialists in all areas of Immigration law for over 20 years, and have a large team of accredited and highly experienced immigration lawyers who are able to assist in a range of student visa matters – whilst we also have extensive experience of appearing at immigration tribunals, ensuring the best outcome for our clients.
To find out how we can help you with your student visa, contact us today.