Overseas Students

It's Not Too Late For The Government To Embrace International Students

James Pitman | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics
James Pitman

Earlier this year, The House of Lords passed an amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill that would remove international students from net migration figures. True to form, the government quietly removed this amendment in a pre-election 'wash up' when the bill was sent back to the House of Commons.

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Dave Phoenix | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Dave Phoenix

Overseas students make a major contribution to the UK economy, not just to UK universities. The government's own impact assessment report on the reform of the student immigration system estimated the changes being imposed on student visas would generate a loss of c£2.4 billion over four years.

An Illegal Education: How I Had to Commit a Crime to Get a Fair Chance

Chavala Madlena | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Chavala Madlena

I was born to a single mother in Oakland, California, now I live and work in London as a journalist, a field which is financially precarious and notoriously difficult to break in to. People are often curious as to how this happened. The answer is: I broke a few laws, here and there.

Student Accommodation Future in UK

Richard Stott | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Richard Stott

London stands alone as a huge draw to overseas students and thus the regional providers may see more of an impact from the raising of tuition fees. We...

College Investigated Over 'Fake' Degree Scam

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PA -- A registrar has resigned and three other members of college staff have been suspended following allegations that overseas students were cheating...

Edinburgh University Criticised For Charging £36,00 For A Degree

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Edinburgh University has come under fire after announcing it would charge up to £36,000 for a degree to non-Scottish students in the UK. The univ...