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Foreign students who stay to work in UK pay £3.2bn in taxes – study

Report finds highly qualified, non-British graduates do not take jobs from local residentsInternational students who stay and work in the UK after graduation contribute £3.2bn in extra tax revenues, research has revealed.The first major report into the boost overseas students give the economy found non-UK graduates do not take jobs from local residents, because they largely obtain work in highly qualified areas such as economics or science, or in sectors that suffer acute shortages, such as teac...
Tags: UK, Students, Education, UK News, Higher Education, Universities, International Students


Erasmus scheme in chaos as UK students left in limbo

The 17,000 students about to do a year abroad face huge uncertainty over funding and accommodationFor Alice Watkins, a Manchester University student, a year in Paris, then Madrid, as part of her degree was a dream. Now, with the turmoil of Brexit, she is preparing to arrive in France this summer with nowhere to live and no idea whether the money will still be there to support her.“It’s horrible not knowing,” Watkins says. “We’ve been told to take at least £1,200 of our own cash to cover us for t...
Tags: UK, Students, Education, France, European Union, Higher Education, Paris, Universities, Languages, Madrid, Cardiff University, International Students, Brexit, Newcastle University, Erasmus, Watkins


Visa extension to boost numbers of overseas students in UK after Brexit

New measures will allow international students to seek employment for up to a yearInternational students will be given visa extensions of up to a year to look for work in the UK as part of a package of government measures to boost numbers of overseas students after Brexit.The move represents a break with current policy, where students are allowed to stay for just four months after graduation. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Students, Education, European Union, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Foreign Policy, Higher Education, Universities, International Students, Brexit


Record numbers from China and Hong Kong applying to study in UK

Chinese and Hongkonger university applicants now outnumber those from WalesRecord numbers of students from China and Hong Kong are applying for places at British universities, overtaking the number of applicants from Wales, according to official figures.Data from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) shows a spike in demand for undergraduate places from mainland China and a small rise in applications from the EU, despite fears over Brexit. Continue reading...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Students, Education, Wales, China, Eu, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Higher Education, Universities, Applying to university, International Students, Brexit Continue, Hongkonger


Guide for International Students: How to Use Media for Studying Abroad

A Guest Post By Liza Vozjakova, American University Student, PR Expanded Blog Post Winner A lot of people in different countries use the Internet in order to look at different places in the world. The pictures of foreign places are now spread all over social media. Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook lead young adults to various representations of cultures. Bloggers and famous people create hashtags that help to create mainstream movements. Several years ago, Nataly Osmann along with her husband –...
Tags: Facebook, Washington, Wikipedia, Russia, Social Media, Public Relations, Pr, Guest Post, Slovakia, Studying Abroad, American, International Students, American University, School of Communication, Instagram Instagram, Murad Osmann


Students Are Leaving the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Why?

An article in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education (registration required) highlights the ways in which the state of Illinois has been bleeding students for years.  There are lots of reasons why students in Illinois are avoiding state universities, despite moves to freeze tuition increases for the past three years. There are attractive alternatives in other, neighboring states. Illinois has not offered easy roads to being classified as “in-state” student for tuition purposes. Out of state stud...
Tags: College, Illinois, International Students, University Of Illinois, State, Public University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, UIUC, College Profiles, Tuition Freeze


Theresa May softens stance on migration and foreign students

College-goers from abroad have no longterm effect on migration numbers, prime minister admits International students do not have a long-term impact on migration numbers, Theresa May has admitted, in a marked softening of tone from her previous hardline position on the issue. The prime minister took a tough stance towards overseas students when she was home secretary and in her first few months as prime minister, attacking those coming to the UK under the auspices of perceived low-grade instituti...
Tags: Politics, UK, Students, Education, China, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Theresa May, Higher Education, International Students


Theresa May under fire as student visa myth exposed

Prime minister left looking isolated as figures show fewer than 5,000 foreign students stayed on in UK after visas expiredTheresa May’s determination to continue counting foreign students in the government’s immigration target left her increasingly isolated on Thursday night, after official figures revealed that fewer than 5,000 a year stay on after their visa expires.A string of Conservative and opposition politicians called on the prime minister to end the focus on overseas students as it appe...
Tags: Politics, UK, Students, Education, Conservatives, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Britain, Theresa May, Higher Education, Education policy, Amber Rudd, International Students


UK immigration levels may be lower than thought, new border checks find

Fresh evidence that 97% of international students leave country after finishing studies throws previous figures into doubt Ninety-seven per cent of international students leave the UK after finishing their studies, new border checks have reportedly found, suggesting levels of immigration in the UK are much lower than previously thought.It has been claimed that tens of thousands of international students remain in the country illegally after completing their studies but exit checks introduced las...
Tags: UK, Students, Education, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Higher Education, Further Education, International Students


UK immigration levels could be lower than previously thought, new border checks find

Fresh evidence that 97% of international students leave country after finishing studies, throwing previous figures into doubt Ninety-seven percent of international students leave the UK after finishing their studies, new border checks have reportedly found, suggesting levels of immigration in the UK are much lower than previously thought.It has been claimed that tens of thousands of international students remain in the country illegally after completing their studies but new exit checks introduc...
Tags: UK, Students, Education, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Higher Education, Further Education, International Students


Analysis: Trump’s First 100 Days Through the Tech Industry Lens

Donald Trump spent his 100th day in office in ways that would appeal to his working class base—holding a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, PA, where he confirmed his campaign commitment to controlling immigration. Trump also signed an executive order to create a White House office of trade and manufacturing policy, which aims to protect American jobs. Saturday’s activities might shore up support from Trump’s core constituencies, but they also seem emblematic of a continuing tension betw...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Net Neutrality, Internet, Entrepreneurship, White House, Funding, Immigration, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends, Social Media, Web


In Trump’s America, Does Immigration Remain an Engine for Growth?

There are plenty of constituencies looking ahead to Donald Trump’s presidency with trepidation, but perhaps none more so than immigrants. The words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty may call for the rest of the world to send us their huddled masses yearning to breathe free, but many in the American electorate apparently feel differently. These Americans say they feel economically disenfranchised by immigration, and while it remains to be seen if Trump will build the wall along the Mexica...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Immigration, America, Trends, It, Software, Innovation, Refugees, Venture Capital, Immigration Policy, Immigration Reform, Biotech, Donald Trump, Detroit, International Students


SelfScore raises $7.1 million to help international students get credit in the U.S.

 A startup called SelfScore has raised $7.1 million in new venture funding to help bring much-needed financial services to international students at U.S. colleges and universities. SelfScore co-founder and CEO Kalpesh Kapadia grew up in India, but moved to the U.S. for graduate school in 1995. That’s when he first noticed the challenges of assimilating into what he says is the… Read More
Tags: Credit Cards, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Finance, India, Funding, Tech, Fintech, International Students, Accel, Aspect Ventures, Pelion


Working Part-Time to Pay off Student Fees in Australia

A question I am often asked by international students thinking of studying in Australia is, ‘Can I work part-time to help pay off my student education fees in Australia?‘ The costs This isn’t a complete budget, it’s very rough, but it gives you an idea of the problem you will face if you are hoping […]
Tags: Travel, Work, Australia, Study, Exploitation, International Students, Part Time, Australia's Bad Things


How international students are keeping US colleges afloat and powering the tech industry

 Think back on your college experience and you may recall the presence of an on-campus residence set aside for international students. The fact that there was likely only one house for all the students probably made you think your school didn’t have a large international contingent. Now consider the fact that nearly 1 million foreign students attend colleges and universities across the U.S. Read More
Tags: TC, Column, Talent Gap, Education, US, Tech, Higher Education, International Students, Science Technology Engineering Math


EU students: how will Brexit affect you studying in the UK?

We’d like to hear from EU students about whether they’d still come to UK universities if Britain leaves the EU. Share your views belowIf you are a non-UK university student from the EU, we would like to know your views on what impact the EU referendum will have for you and your education. There are roughly 125000 non-UK, EU students enrolled on degree courses in the UK, paying domestic fees and eligible for student loans. There’s been a debate about whether Brexit would discourage European stude...
Tags: Politics, UK, Students, Education, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Eu Referendum, Higher Education, Education policy, University Funding, International Students, Brexit


EU students: how would Brexit affect you studying in the UK?

We’d like to hear from EU students about whether they’d still come to UK universities if Britain leaves the EU. Share your views belowIf you are a non-UK university student from the EU, we would like to know your views on what impact the EU referendum will have for you and your education. There are roughly 125000 non-UK, EU students enrolled on degree courses in the UK, paying domestic fees and eligible for student loans. There’s been a debate about whether Brexit would discourage European stude...
Tags: Politics, UK, Students, Education, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Eu Referendum, Higher Education, Education policy, University Funding, International Students, Brexit


Dear Home Office, please don’t deport me to my death | Luqman Onikosi

I’m studying in the UK and want to contribute to society here. If I am sent back to Nigeria I will die, as the medical treatment I need is not available thereI grew up in northern Nigeria but left nine years ago after becoming disenfranchised. I felt that the elite that run the country were deliberately underfunding education and the health system to undermine young people from humble backgrounds so that they do not have the opportunity to change the country. I left for the UK to study at the Un...
Tags: Health, UK, Students, Nigeria, Africa, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, International Students, University of Sussex, Luqman Onikosi, Hepatitis B


I wasn't prepared for the culture shock of being an international student

I thought student life in the UK would be much the same as in the Netherlands. But small things began to catch me off balance...For any student, moving away from home can be daunting. But I didn’t expect student life in Scotland to be all that different from my home of the Netherlands. After all, we get the same news and TV shows online. However, when I moved from Amsterdam to study at the University of Stirling, I began to realise that a few small things were catching me off balance. I was suff...
Tags: UK, Students, Education, Scotland, Higher Education, Netherlands, Amsterdam, International Students, University of Stirling


Luqman Onikosi’s deportation shows how we are all being forced to become border guards | Alana Lentin

A Nigerian student with a life-threatening illness is not being spared by Britain’s border policies, which the government is pressuring univeristies to help enforceIn 2013 I wrote an article in support of Luqman Onikosi, a young man from Nigeria I met while he was studying at Sussex University, where I was then teaching. Onikosi was facing deportation. He had been diagnosed with a life-threatening liver condition due to having contracted hepatitis B, an illness that had already seen the loss of ...
Tags: UK, Students, Education, Nigeria, Africa, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Britain, Higher Education, International Students, Sussex University, Luqman Onikosi, Alana Lentin, Onikosi


Brisbane City Council international welcome

Have you noticed the international signs in the CBD? Now the Brisbane city council has produced a welcome video in Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean and Arabic. Of course, not every service in the city runs as smoothly as promoted, but after all this is a marketing video.   [Author: Alex Garcia]
Tags: Brisbane, Alex Garcia, International Students, Queensland Tourism, Life in Australia, life in Queensland, Brisbane City Council


Glendale College’s International Students Take a Trip

The International Students Association hosted its annual International Students Activity Coastal Tour from Nov. 20 to 22. This year approximately 40 students took part in the trip to Monterey and Solvang. In Monterey, the students visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium and lighthouse and Hearst Castle where they learned about the history. The International Student Office has been hosting this event for more than 20 years. The trips are usually voted on at the annual “Leadership Academy,” whi...
Tags: Uncategorized, Features, United States, Monterey, International Students, Yu Sugita, Glendale College, International Students Association, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Hearst Castle, Solvang, International Student Office, Leadership Academy, Murray Stach, International Student Association, Murray Stach Mariah Ribeiro


Theresa May: don’t close the doors on international students

Non-EU students contribute so much to the UK economy – so why is the home secretary is trying to deter them, asks the NUS’s international students officerTheresa May has announced plans to force foreign graduates to leave the country before they get a chance to apply for work here.As international students’ officer at the National Union of Students (NUS), I believe this to be discriminatory, counter-intuitive and impractical. It appears to be yet another way of scapegoating non-EU international ...
Tags: UK, Students, Education, Eu, Theresa May, NHS, Higher Education, Nus, International Students, National Union of Students NUS