Was this week a turning point for UK? Permission granted to reestablish study work rights has somehow been proven beneficial for the country as it has helped the country meet global standards but a lot of stakeholders are waiting to see the results before claiming whether it will be a game-changer or not.
On 10 September, the UK government announced plans to give 2- year work rights to a few alumni from the 2020/21 batch, going against the 2012 decision to cancel the provision.
Analysts approved the positivity of the step but critiqued that the entry in the jobs market and broader political context around migrants and migration also needs to be examined in terms of long-term impact.
The international director of the University of Auckland in New Zealand, Brett Berquist, praised the United Kingdom international education sector on the progress of their maintained advocacy.
As stated by Berquist in The PIE, this is valuable to the complete international education industry. Nowadays student are very inspired by employability results, either in their country of origin or anywhere abroad
The United Kingdom`s change over with the industry requirement in this domain will be beneficial for the international market overall and encourages students to select the best station for their targets.
According to many renewing PSW would affect South Asian students the most, especially the Indians
Association of Australian Education Representatives in India president, Ravi Singh, mentioned Indian students have been studying in the United Kingdom for centuries and renewing the regulations would help strengthen this relationship. The UK has always been a favored destination of Indians; in fact, some of the prominent Indian politicians have graduated from some of the top universities in United Kingdom, for example, Gandhi and Nehru to name a few.