An immigration tribunal has condemned the Home Office's decision to deport thousands of international students for alleged exam fraud. Here, The PIE News takes a look at the events leading up to the launch of the formal inquiry into the agency announced this week.
In a landmark ruling that could see many international students returning to the UK, an immigration tribunal has condemned the Home Office for deporting students for alleged exam deception in 2014 without confirming their role in the deception.
LSBF has had its Tier 4 licence allowing it to recruit international students suspended. If it is found to have committed a serious breach of compliance, the Home Office could sanction both LSBF and its umbrella company, Global University Systems.
Professionals in the UK’s FE sector have slammed the Home Office’s reforms to student visa regulations, warning that the restrictive policy will affect the HE pipeline of international students planning to enrol and study at undergraduate level in the UK.
The UK’s ELT sector “faced on onslaught in 2014” according to English UK CEO Eddie Byers, who this week reported a decline in both student weeks and numbers for the country’s private and state ELT providers.