Education

  • Little India Desk | June 14, 2018

    Canada Introduces New Scheme to Expedite Student Visa Applications

    The Student Direct Stream is aimed at applicants from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines.

  • Little India Desk | June 3, 2018

    New Zealand Govt’s Proposed Student Visa Changes to Impact Post-Study Employment

    The proposed changes aim at addressing concerns over a decline in the general skill levels of migrants granted permanent residence in New Zealand.

  • Little India Desk | June 2, 2018

    Indian American Teens Win National Geographic Bee, Spelling Bee Contests

    The 13-year-old California student correctly answered the question, “Which South American country has a population size most similar to Lebanon?”

  • Little India Desk | May 30, 2018

    California University Popular With Indian Students Receives Accreditor Warning

    Northwestern Polytechnic University (NPU) in Fremont, Calif., has been asked by its accrediting agency to furnish demographic information about its students and the student and employer satisfaction surveys.

  • Little India Desk | May 25, 2018

    Oxford University Draws Flak as Admissions Data Reveals Lack of Diversity

    The share of black minority ethnic students in Oxford admissions rose to 17.9 percent in 2017, from 13.9 percent in 2013, according to the university statistics.

  • Little India Desk | May 19, 2018

    UK Home Office Scraps Survey on Foreign Students Over Ethics Concerns

    The Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) survey, which informs the UK Home Office policy, asked students about their views on international classmates in the survey.

  • Little India Desk | May 18, 2018

    Only 37 Out of 372 NRI Seats Filled for Postgraduate Medical Courses in Karnataka

    The authorities defend their move, saying that the management and NRI students are charged more to cover the cost of the subsidized 75 per cent seats.

  • Little India Desk | May 16, 2018

    TCS Hires Over 200 People in New Arkansas Office

    The hires are part of a $2.5 billion contract with United States insurer Transamerica.

  • Little India Desk | May 14, 2018

    U.S Plans Stricter Steps Against Foreign Students Overstaying Visa Tenure

    The U.S. administration will start counting the unlawful presence from the day a student fails to maintain immigration status.

  • Little India Desk | May 13, 2018

    Over 4 Lakh Indian Students Got Job Authorization in U.S: Pew Report

    Indians were the largest group of foreign graduate students to benefit from optional training program (OPT) between 2004 and 2016, according to Pew report.