In screw-turning news for the UK's publicly funded colleges, part-time work rights for non-EU students studying at an FE institution will be scrapped and there will be no possibility of them applying for a work visa while in the UK, the Home Office has confirmed after concerns over fraud were raised.
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.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration has launched an inquiry into the impact of the closure of the UK's Post-Study Work (PSW) route for non-EU graduates examining the effects on universities, students and local economies.The report will compare the UK to competing study destinations that offer PSW rights as well as feedback from stakeholders impacted by the change.
English UK welcomed education agents from across Europe to Scotland on its recent spring inward mission, soon after Scotland's External Affairs Minister spoke out in favour of plans to re-introduce the two-year Post-Study Work visa should Scotland gain independence. Six Scottish centres were showcased to the visiting agencies.
Despite the familiar "no cap" mantra, minutes from the latest meeting of the UK's International Education Council (IEC) reveal that there is in fact a clear government commitment to removing barriers to enhancing international education exports.