Awards celebrate successful Indians who studied in the UK

Marking 75 years of India’s independence and 10 years of the National Indian Students and Alumni Union (NISAU), the first-of-its-kind gala ceremony was organised in London on Wednesday 25 January, to celebrate the achievements of Indians who...

SBI’s centenary celebration explores benefits of the UK-India FTA

The State Bank of India (SBI) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) organised an economic conclave on Thursday 10 March 2022 with a reference to the roadmap 2030, agreed between the UK and India to double bilateral trades in...

Uganda fundraiser event in Leicester

A fundraiser event in Leicester next month to mark the 50th anniversary of the Ugandan exodus is expected to bring together scores of people from home and abroad.  

Lord Woolley becomes the first Black man to head an Oxbridge college

A political and equalities activist has become the first black man to be elected head of an Oxbridge college. Lord Simon Woolley, founding director of campaign group Operation Black Vote, will be the newly elected principal of Cambridge University's...

Leading EdTech business launches franchise in the UK following recent global success

The British Youth International College (BYITC), the Glasgow-headquartered but globally operating educational technology (EdTech) business, has launched its successful franchise model in the UK. 

University of Glasgow project investigating the effects of Covid-19

A project at the University of Glasgow that is aiming to better understand the effects that Covid-19 infection has on blood vessels and blood pressure has received a grant of £250,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.

770,000 people in England unable to speak English well

In an interview, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid revealed that 770,000 people living in England speak little or no English at all, and warned that up to 70% of them are women from the Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities.

Sigma sponsors transformation of Community Pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025. The project has already begun in the Department of Pharmacy and...

A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials has concluded that the popular mind-body practice of yoga can be a potential therapy for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. Out of 1,404 records, 37 randomised...

David Willetts, Conservative MP and former universities Minister, has denounced Theresa's May's proposal to essentially deport foreign students after they...

The annual dinner of Shruthi UK, a Birmingham-based South Asian arts group, brought together around 100 guests, mainly budding performers, pictured, aged between four and 14 and their parents.

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