The number of Indian students wanting to take higher education has stepped down by 25%. The Universities and Colleges saw a dip in the number of students registering from India, Pakistan, Ireland and Poland take a steep dip.
However, the number of Chinese students soared by almost a fifth as the country now accounts for more than a quarter of all university and higher education college students from outside the EU.
Post all the uproar over foreign students going to study abroad. The numbers of overseas students coming to study in the UK is under the scanner as universities have claimed the Government’s crackdown on bogus students is causing issues with genuine applicants and risks damaging the UK’s economy.
The number of international students from outside the EU rose by 1.5% last year to 302,680 despite the significant falls for the first time in the numbers from India and Pakistan.