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Times Higher - Student visa data highlight UK’s dependence on China

The growing dependency of UK higher education on China as its main source of international students has been highlighted in the latest government immigration statistics.

According to the data, released by the UK’s Office for National Statistics and the Home Office, the number of study visas granted to Chinese students rose 10 per cent to 77,290 in the year to March 2017. This represented 37 per cent of all study visas granted to students from outside the European Union over the period.

Read on in the THE (registration/paywall): www.timeshighereducation.com/data-bites/student-visa-data-highlight-uks-dependence-china