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Overseas Students

Question for Home Office

UIN 66301, tabled on 2 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she or officials of her Department have had regarding placing limitations on UK universities' ability to recruit international students to the UK.

Answered on

9 March 2017

There is no cap on the number of genuine international students. All those students who have a sufficient level of English, funds to maintain themselves, relevant qualifications and a genuine intention to study can do so. The Government has no plans to change this.

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