Next set of changes to the UK student visa rules is announced
The next set of changes to the Immigration Rules affecting Tier 4 - the student tier - of the points-based system has been laid in the UK Parliament.
The changes came into effect on 4 July 2011. The Home Secretary announced changes to the Immigration Rules in a statement to Parliament on 22 March, following a major public consultation on reforming Tier 4. The first set of changes came into effect on 21 April.
For further details, please see http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/newsarticles/2011/june/17-t4-changes