Compulsory screening

July 27, 2007

A voluntary scheme to screen postgraduates entering British universities from countries believed to be developing nuclear weapons will become compulsory as administration shifts from institutions to Government. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said that the Academic Technology Approval Scheme will replace the Voluntary Vetting Scheme. From November 1, all students in certain categories must apply for FCO clearance before extending their stay or entering the UK.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments