November 30, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

Welcoming foreign students to the UK builds trade and allies

In H G Wells’ wartime bestseller Mr Britling Sees It Through, published in 1916, the author tells the story of the middle-class family of a scholar in Edwardian England ripped... Read More
November 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

Statement from the #WeAreInternational campaign on International Students Day

We welcome the cross-party support from more than 100 MPs urging our Prime Minister to remove international students from net migration targets.

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August 25, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

International student figures – dawn rises on a dark world of falsehoods

The battle is not over for universities, but this week’s figures on international students are vindication for an embattled HE sector.

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August 24, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

#WeAreInternational welcomes government review into the impact of international students

The #WeAreInternational campaign welcomes the announcement that the government is launching an investigation into the impact of international students on the society and economy in the UK.

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July 6, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

Businesses, students and universities unite in Parliament to champion the contribution of international students

Representatives from businesses, higher education and student organisations joined forces this week to highlight the economic, social and educational contributions that international students make to the UK.

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May 22, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

#WeAreInternational campaign boosts UK’s appeal to international students

A recent survey of international students found Brexit has had little impact on their decision to study in the UK.

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March 27, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

International students have no place in net migration figures

Evidence for the harm done by including students in net migration figures is clear, says Huw Owen from the University of Leeds in Times Higher Education (article hosted by THE)

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March 14, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

Statement: Lords’ vote on international student policy

“We will continue to champion our vibrant international community and encourage the government to recognise its rich contributions to our country, both in word and deed.”

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January 29, 2017 in #WeAreInternational

Joint statement from founders of #WeAreInternational

As the founders of the #WeAreInternational campaign now supported by over 100 universities and the National Union of Students, we are deeply opposed to actions in any part of the world which inhibit the ability of students and academics to pursue their studies based on their religion or place of birth.

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November 24, 2016 in #WeAreInternational

Businesses say #WeAreInternational and call on Amber Rudd to recognise the local economic benefits of international students

Businesses in Sheffield have united to send a strong message to Home Secretary Amber Rudd that international students are invaluable to the UK’s culture and economy.

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