Back From The Brink: UK Language Schools Prevail In Student Visa Battle

Until less than two weeks ago, the situation for some sectors of the EFL (English as a Foreign Language) profession in Britainwas looking distinctly precarious. The decision by the previous (Labour) Government to refuse entry to non-European Union students applying to follow courses in the UK but whose standard of English was below intermediate level  […]

Filed under: Immigration & Visas | Posted on July 20th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Retirement At 70? The British Government Postpones Old Age:

There’s a birthday card in a south-west London newsagent which states that “Old is when you are cautioned to slow down by your doctor, not by the police”. A second one asks: “Another year older? (Never mind): One year is nothing. It’s when you put them all together, that’s the problem”. Similar greetings can be […]

Filed under: Politics, Society | Posted on July 7th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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