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Studying in the UK - Frequently Asked Questions

Report
18 October 2017

Why is the UK such a popular study destination for international students? And what does Brexit mean for EU students wanting to attend university here?

This short document answers these questions and covers frequently asked queries on qualification recognition and Erasmus+.

The report was designed for prospective students and their parents attending British Council student recruitment fairs in continental Europe.

News

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Universities UK commented today on the news that the Home Office is to extend the scheme which streamlines the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.

Comres poll: public views on international students

New ComRes poll: majority of British public would like to see the same number or more international students

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Nearly three-quarters (73%) of the British public would like to see the same number or more international students coming to study in the UK, after discovering the contribution they make to the economy and the jobs they generate.

Blog

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