Magazine article The Times Higher Education Supplement : THE

Evidence Urges Policy Change for UKBA

Magazine article The Times Higher Education Supplement : THE

Evidence Urges Policy Change for UKBA

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Reading the international media, it would appear that the UK is unwittingly deterring foreign students, particularly Indian, from coming to its shores to further their education. The confusion surrounding its visa policies would certainly put off many from applying, which would be a shame given that British universities are increasingly relying on foreign students to bolster their financial, academic and cultural influence (in fact, more than 15 per cent of the UK's student body is international).

David Cameron has recently been in India on a mission to forge better relations with the business community, but cross-border collaborations should not be limited to business alone.

Having worked in higher education for more than 20 years, I have seen (and encouraged) a dramatic shift towards international education, during which the likes of New York University and Manchester Business School have opened up satellite campuses in the Middle East and Asia. …

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