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Universities, student groups lobby PM Rishi Sunak to protect UK’s post-study visa offer

LONDON, MAY 21: Universities and student groups on Tuesday urgently lobbied British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to safeguard the country's post-study visa offer, which has been dominated by Indians to gain work experience for around 2 years at the end of their university degree. Amid reports that Sunak is considering either restricting or ending the Graduate Route to curtail soaring migration statistics ahead of a general election, a group of nearly 30 university Vice-Chancellors and the National Indian Students and Alumni Association (NISAU) UK have issued detailed letters of appeal...
India

Call for OBC law seat quota in natl universities

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 30: Leading groups representing Other Backward Classes have urged the National Commission for Backward Classes to take steps to implement reservation for OBCs in admission to all-India pool seats in the National Law Universities. The All India Federation of OBC Employees Welfare Association wrote to NCBC Chairman Bhagwanlal Sahani two weeks ago complaining that 15 of the 23 NLUs were not offering any quota benefits to OBCs in the all-India pool seats. Only 3 NLUs are implementing the stipulated 27% reservation in all-India pool seats while 5...
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