Genuine overseas students ‘denied entry to UK’

UK“The enforcement of complicated new visa laws is deterring overseas students who bring billions of pounds to the UK economy, business school leaders have warned. The government introduced a new points-based immigration system for non-European students on 31 March to prevent terrorists from entering the country, and to crack down on bogus colleges. Almost three quarters of the 340,000 overseas students studying at UK universities in 2007-08 were non-EU nationals. As the pound is weak thousands more are expected to apply to study here …” (more)

[Anthea Lipsett, Guardian, 18 May]

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