International Students: The United Kingdom Drops the Ball

  • Simon Marginson
Keywords: International students, United Kingdom, education exports, migration, UK Independence Party


The number of non-EU students entering UK higher education has fallen for the first time for many year, especially students from South Asia. The UK government is under pressure from the neo-nationalist UK independence Party to reduce all forms of migration and international education has been caught by this.

Author Biography

Simon Marginson

Simon Marginson is professor of International Higher Education at the Institute of Education, University of London,

How to Cite
Marginson, S. (2014). International Students: The United Kingdom Drops the Ball. International Higher Education, (76), 9-10.
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