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British Students Abroad: USA

Question for Department for Education

UIN HL6625, tabled on 8 July 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the announcement by the government of the United States that foreign students will not be able to stay in that country if universities have moved classes fully online, what steps they are taking (1) to protect, and (2) to support, British students planning on studying in the United States in the autumn.

Answered on

27 July 2020

On 14 July, the government of the United States of America confirmed that it will not require international students to leave the country if they are unable to continue their studies in-person because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The government welcomes this decision.