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Universities in UK address and reach out to Indian student for Covid-19 support

UK Universities urged bothered to Indian students, whether they are Britain or Indian, to get in touch with them if needed during this coronavirus pandemic.
On May 7th Indian government announced the begin gradational repatriation of its citizen standard abroad from May 7.

Air India will operate 64 flights from May 7th to May 13th, to bring back all the Indian students studying abroad. Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri said.
Vivienne Stern, director of Universities UK international said that “We are aware that tons of Indian students are concerned about money and accommodation, are missing their families and are understandably distressed to be faraway from home during this global pandemic. My message to those students is: please, please speak to your university”.
She also said, “We won’t be able to fix everything, but there are people available who will do everything they’re going to to make things easier for you. Universities are providing support within the sort of funding, food, accommodation and advice and guidance. We are during this together, please don’t struggle alone”.

Jaspreet Singh, an Indian student at Birmingham University (BCU) had some advice for his fellow BCU students that, “I know being a world student how worried our parents are often. I send them regular updates and say I’m safe here. Make sure you’re in-tuned together with your lecturers and therefore the amazing support team which BCU possesses – confirm you employ them”.

Indian students groups such as National Indian Students or Alumni Union UK (NISAU-UK) or National Student Associate (NSA) are preparing food packets and send them to students who are in need.

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