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 Foreign enrolment in UK higher education up 6% for 2018/19

Foreign enrolment in UK higher education up 6% for 2018/19

There were more than 485,000 international students enrolled in UK higher education institutions in 2018/19...

 Report seeks to measure the “Brexit sensitivity” of prospective students

Report seeks to measure the “Brexit sensitivity” of prospective students

An advance data release from the QS International Student Survey 2019 reaffirms the prevailing views of prospective students with respect to the UK’s pending departure from the European...

 Non-EU applications to UK universities up this year

Non-EU applications to UK universities up this year

The UK application registry UCAS has released new data from its 15 January admissions deadline for the 2019/20 academic year, and so we now have an early view of...

 Foreign student numbers up modestly for British higher education

Foreign student numbers up modestly for British higher education

With 458,490 international students enrolled in UK universities in 2017/18, the UK’s higher education sector experienced 4% growth over the previous year. Newly released Higher Education Statistics Agency...

 British university leaders say a no-deal Brexit “one of the biggest threats” ever

British university leaders say a no-deal Brexit “one of the biggest threats” ever

An open letter from five higher education groups in the UK – Universities UK, the Russell Group, Guild HE, Million Plus and University Alliance – says that the prospect of...

UK higher education under pressure

After first easing controls on student head counts in 2012, the government moved to eliminate caps on undergraduate student numbers for English universities in 2015. The idea was to...

UK confirms funding and fees for EU commencements in 2019/20

For the third consecutive year – following similar announcements for 2017/18 and 2018/19 – the British government has confirmed that European Union students will remain eligible for student loans and...

Notable growth in international applications to British universities this year

Having tallied “on time” applications to British universities for the 2018/19 academic year, the UK application...

More than 700,000 foreign students now pursuing British degrees outside of the UK

British degrees have long been coveted by international students across the world, and they remain...

UK: Report puts value of international higher ed commencements at £22.6 billion

A newly released study makes clear the economic impact of foreign students in UK higher education, estimating that every ten non-EU students contribute a net impact of nearly...

Initial Brexit agreement offers greater certainty for movement between UK and EU

There was a moment when it looked like an agreement between the UK and the European Union around the first phase of Brexit negotiations could be slipping away....

Contrasting EU and non-EU trends for British higher education

The global strength of the British education brand is showing this year with record-high application volumes...

Post-Brexit planning in the UK: tighter controls for EU students; hope for continuing research collaboration

The British government’s post-Brexit ambitions for higher education are becoming a little clearer thanks to a recent combination of leaks and official position papers. The Guardian published a...

Applications to British universities fall 4% overall

The number of applications to British universities has fallen by nearly 25,000 this year compared to 2016...

Growing evidence of Brexit’s impact on EU students

How will Brexit influence student mobility within and around Europe? That is one of the big questions arising from the 23 June 2016 referendum that saw Britain vote...