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UK: foreign membership climbs at ABS

The UK's Association of Business Schools has reached its largest membership roll since it was founded in 1992, in part due to a push to attract more foreign members. International students account for more than 25% of the student population at business schools in the UK, while 86% studying an MBA come from abroad.

UK: Visa interviews rolled out, PhD students can stay

UK Home Secretary Theresa May today announced more major changes to the immigration system to ensure that student visas are not a "backdoor route" to working in Britain. More than 100,000 prospective visa applicants will now be interviewed. Yet May also relaxed conditions for those at the top of the academic tree – PhD and MBA graduates will find it easier to stay and seek work.


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