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London Met loses highly trusted sponsor status

London Metropolitan University has become the UK’s first university to lose its right to recruit non-EU students, the UK Border Agency revealed last night. 2,700 international students, either about to start or in the midst of degree courses, will be given 60 days to find alternative universities.

London Met students in limbo over HTS decision

Pressure is mounting on the UK government to decide whether or not to strip London Metropolitan University of its right to recruit outside the EU, after a report this weekend that the decision had already been made sparked panic among students. 2,700 students may be forced to seek alternative courses.

London Met not a “ghost college”, says VC

London Metropolitan University has denied suggestions of widespread visa fraud after its licence to enrol non-EU students was suspended last week. UKBA concerns centre on how the university recorded data on overseas students regarding their ability to speak English and attendance.


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