Some of the country's most highly reputable - and highly ranked - universities missed out on top-tier ratings, as stakeholders wait to see what impact the results will have on international student recruitment.
“It’s very clear to international students that the UK has become less welcoming, to say the least,” NUS international students’ officer Mostafa Rajaai said at an event this week, calling on universities to act as a "safe haven" and step up support services.
Manoeuvring through the student visa application process can be a trying experience and the rules constantly evolve as immigration policies change to suit the political climate. Sara Custer spoke with 20 major education agencies about the visa journey and charted their insight into the pros and cons of systems in top study destinations.
The UK government must be willing to make political concessions in order to ensure higher education cooperation is embedded in its trade agreements with other countries post-Brexit, according to a new report commissioned by Universities UK.