The winner of the International Publish Speaking Competition organised by the ESU was named at the Royal Institution after a grand final featuring speeches by finalists from Spain, China, Lithuania, Australia and Philippines.
Students should "continue to benefit from world leading universities [in] UK and the EU" after Brexit, the British government said as it declared its negotiating position. But stakeholders have called for more clarity.
The European Students’ Union (ESU), which represents 47 national unions of students from 39 European countries, has demanded that education and research are protected from Switzerland's impending immigration restrictions. A narrow margin of victory meant voters approved a cap in EU migration this month.