The Higher Education Statistics Agency's first release of data for the 2018/19 academic year has revealed that international student numbers in the UK are up by 5.9%, with a huge hike in enrolments from India.
Universities UK International has released a "tool kit" explaining the country’s new post-study work rights in an effort to help businesses benefit from hiring international graduates of UK institutions.
More than four out of five UK higher education providers reported having students studying through HE TNE, although over 75% of these were through just 18 universities according to a report released by UUKi.
A shake-up of visa regulations to attract more top scientists is on the cards for the UK, with the PM announcing he has instructed the Home Office and BEIS to work on a fast-track visa route to be launched later this year.
One in five students and staff members at UK universities are international, and over half of its research publications are the product of international research: UUKi’s report paints the picture of a sector with internationalisation at the centre of its success.