North East universities warn plans to cut international students would harm region's economy
Four of the North East’s top universities say the Home Secretary’s plan to reduce the number of “immensely important” international students could harm the region culturally and financially.
Amber Rudd pledged to clamp down on the number of international students from outside the European Union (EU) coming to study at UK universities, to help cut migration figures before Britain leaves the EU.
Mrs Rudd called for an end to a “one size fits all” approach which, she claims, does not ensure only the “brightest and best” come to study in Britain.
She said: “I’m passionately committed to making... read more
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