Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Foreign students good for British Universities

The education industry may be the only one doing well during these times.

According to a new BBC report, fees from International students "were now a bigger source of income for most universities than research grants".
Not surprising. I pay almost three times as compared to a UK/ EU student.

There were also more foreign students from non-EU countries (1 in 10) as compared to EU enrolments (1 in 20).

Students from China make up the biggest population of foreign students. There were also a high number of Indian post-graduate students.

Read the full report "Foreigners 'prop up' universities".

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