Iranian university students in Britain are being affected by Washington’s newly re-imposed sanctions on the country, with some facing suspension because they are unable to pay their tuition fees, according to a report.
US sanctions have targeted money transfers from Iran, making it difficult for families to financially support their children studying abroad.
Law student Parsa Sadat, 23, of the University of Reading in Berkshire, England, is among those Iranians who risk being unable to graduate, and possibly having their student visa removed, even though he has already paid £30,600 to cover his first two years, The Guardian reported.
The university has warned Sadat that the “only viable option” is for him to travel to Tehran over Christmas and return with cash to pay his £5,350 tuition fees for the next term.
Appalling. US sanctions mean Iranian students in the UK have to fly home and get a wad of cash, or face suspension from…