Are international students deterred by the UK’s immigration policy? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted May 16th, 2014 in education, immigration, news, select committees, statistics, universities by sally

‘The Government has been called upon to rethink immigration policy and remove non-EU students from net migration figures in a report published by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee. The Committee looked specifically at the number of international students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and whether the UK’s immigration policy has any impact on these numbers. It concludes the Government is simultaneously committed to reducing net migration and attracting increasing numbers of international students, a contradiction which could be removed by excluding students from net migration figures.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 15th May 2014