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Overseas Students: Entry Clearances

Question for Home Office

UIN 94483, tabled on 16 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has in place to extend the concession that enables universities to sponsor students' visas for distance learning due to expire in April 2022.

Answered on

5 January 2022

Throughout the pandemic, the Government have introduced a number of concessions to support international students and their sponsors. International students are permitted to start a course from overseas through distance learning without a visa. These concessions are kept under regular review.

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Home Office