The Indian High Commission is taking various initiatives for the cooperation of newly arrived Indian students in the United kingdom. But no such initiative for the Bangladeshi students of the Bangladesh High Commission in London has been seen yet. Although there are a few hundred community organizations of the Bangladeshi community in Britain, they also have no agenda to stand by the newly arrived students from Bangladesh.
Commenting on this issue, Bangladeshi community leader in London, Syed Suhel Ahmad told to daily dazzling dawn that, the High Commission and various community organizations have at least one day to familiarize the new students and those who are coming from Bangladesh with work visas with the lifestyle of this country. Can organize sessions.
The Indian High Commission in London organized a welcome event for newly arrived Indian students with the aim of providing them with guidance and advice on life in the UK. This event aims to provide support to students like a home away from home.
After completing its registration drive supported by free hot meals provided by the charity Akshaya Patra, India House in London welcomed hundreds of students on Tuesday evening (10). In addition, a number of students from various universities across the UK also participated in the event online.
A session on CV writing, timings and pitfalls of placements, financial literacy and warnings about common scams, as well as mental health advice were among the aspects covered at the event.
“It will be very different from being in India, many of you are for the first time entirely on your own and that’s a great opportunity but a measure of responsibility is also important,” said Indian High Commissioner to the UK Vikram Doraiswami, in his address.
“As young Indians, you are going to be the future of what India’s journey will be. Keep that eye back home at India because the speed at which things are changing, the speed at which opportunities are coming is second to none,” he said.
Indians are now the largest group of international students to pursue higher education at UK universities, with the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealing 138,532 scholarships Sponsored student visas for Indian nationals for the year ending March 2023, and an increase of 53,429 (+63%) compared to the year ending March 2022.
“In any issues that you face, feel free to seek advice from the team at the High Commission and other experts so that you can plan your time in the best way possible. This High Commission is your home away from home,” said Amish Tripathi, Minister – Culture & Education at the Indian High Commission and Director of the Nehru Centre in London.
Late last month, India’s Aldwych Mission in London and consulates in Birmingham and Edinburgh opened kiosks for new students from India as part of a security initiative that ended on Thursday. Two to register their presence in the country.