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Parliamentary briefing: International students and immigration

This briefing provides information about international students and immigration policy, including:

  • The latest trends in international student recruitment
  • The social and economic benefits that international students bring to the UK
  • Information about post-study work schemes and competitor countries' policies
  • Inclusion of students in the net migration target
  • What universities are already doing on visa compliance



News

Universities UK calls for salary cap to be set at £21k to protect key higher education workers

12 February 2019
Vivienne Stern, Director of Universities UK International, has today (Tuesday 12 February) called on the government to lower the proposed salary requirement for EEA workers to gain a high-skilled work visa; to £21,000.

Immigration White Paper

19 December 2018
UUK's comment on the publication of the government's Immigration White Paper.

Blog

Budget 2018 – key points for universities

30 October 2018
While there were no headline policies on higher education this year, Mark Condren digs into the documents underpinning the Budget to find announcements of interest to universities.

Anything for universities at the Labour and Conservative conferences?

4 October 2018
Political Affairs Officer Mark Condren rounds up events from the 2018 Labour and Conservative party conferences, with a particular lookout for any university-related discussions.