International Students make up the largest segment of non-EU migrants into the UK and, prior to the country leaving the EU, the only way to significantly reduce immigration is to reduce student numbers.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd, whose ministry is responsible for reducing migration, recently announced plans for further restrictions on international university students based on course ‘quality’. The definition of ‘quality’ remains to be confirmed.
Read how government hid figures for student visa compliance here.
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