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Overseas Students: Entry Clearances

Question for Home Office

UIN 63091, tabled on 3 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Minister for Immigration of 23 January 2017, Official Report, column 15, what her Department's policy is on the number of international students who will be given leave to study at UK universities in each of the next five years.

Answered on

8 February 2017

There is no limit to the number of genuine international students who can come to study in the United Kingdom. The Government has no plans to change this.

Answered by

Home Office
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