A Palestinian community and human rights activist has raised more than £15,000 to fund the cost of studying in the UK in six weeks towards a £25,000 target through online crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo.
More than 300 individuals have been removed from the UK, 300 more will follow, and 65 private colleges have lost their Highly Trusted Status enabling them to recruit non-EU students as a result of a government crackdown on fraud.
Enrolment statistics from 2013/2014 for UK HE institutions reveal little ground has been gained on the back of last year's startling stagnation. Sector leaders have urged for a more unified approach to jumpstart the flow of international students back to the country.
Senior members of the UK's Conservative party have abated plans to require international graduates to apply for working visas from their home countries announced last month by Home Secretary Theresa May.
Over a third of international students in the UK would not recommend it as a study destination to family and friends thanks to the scarcity of available employment and work experience opportunities available, a new survey from the NUS and TEN has revealed.