International Students: an Economic and Social Asset

By Araks-Naomi Zainali  The world-class universities dotted across our small island are often overlooked as an “export” market. However, they draw from countries both near and far some of the sharpest, brightest minds, injecting an estimated £8bn into our flagging economy every year. Should this gem of a market be allowed to flourish, £8bn willRead More »

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Student Status Put On Hiatus

By Mattia Ruaro London Metropolitan University recently had its licence to sponsor and teach foreign non-EU students revoked, causing all their VISAs to suddenly be invalidated. This decision affects between 2.600 and 3.000 students, who now run the risk of being deported from Britain after the 1st of December if they cannot find another course.Read More »

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Should International Students Change Their Name?

By Gwenllian Jones, Project Manager at Wolfestone One of the most difficult and frustrating things for a student planning a trip abroad is how to deal with the pronunciation of their name within the host country. As a recent graduate in Modern languages who embarked on the long-awaited ERASMUS year abroad, I had the difficultyRead More »

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