Education

International Students Myth 5: If the PSW exists, all foreign graduates will want to stay

TweetIn the final part of this series on common misconceptions about international students and visa laws, Nicole Froio looks at whether foreign students want to stay in the UK. International Students Myth 5: If the PSW exists, all foreign graduates will want to … Continue reading

International Students Myth 4: Scrapping the Post Study Work visa means there will be fewer illegal immigrants in the foreign graduates’ pool.

TweetIn the fourth of a five-part series on common misconceptions about international students and visa laws, Nicole Froio looks at the Post Study Work Visa. Myth 4: Scrapping the Post Study Work visa means there will be fewer illegal immigrants in the foreign … Continue reading

International Students Myth 3: Laws should be tighter because some students stay illegally in this country after graduating.

TweetIn the third of a five-part series on common misconceptions about international students and visa laws, Nicole Froio looks at the law and international students. Myth 3: Laws should be tighter because some students stay illegally in this country after graduating. There are no … Continue reading

International Student Myth 2: It costs too much to have students in the UK

TweetIn the second of a five-part series on common misconceptions about international students and visa laws, Nicole Froio looks at the cost of international students. Myth 2: It costs too much to have students here Foreign students usually come from wealthy families, … Continue reading

International Students Myth 1: International students are immigrants

TweetAs politicians discuss how visa laws are affecting international students, Assistant Editor Nicole Froio investigates 5 common misconceptions about international students and visa laws in a 5 post series. Changes to visa laws in 2011 have raised increasing concerns that the UK is becoming … Continue reading

MPs debate issues surrounding student visas in House of Commons

Members of Parliament are today debating controversial issues surrounding student visas and the inclusion of students in migration targets set by the government. See below for a Twitter commentary of the debate. Continue reading

Useful education links for 24th-31st May

Tweet These are some of the education stories we found interesting between 24th-31st May 2013.  Apprenticeships attract 11 applications per vacancy (BBC News) Figures released this week  by the National Apprenticeship Service has found that a record 11 applications are … Continue reading

Useful education links from 17th-24th May

Tweet These are some of the education stories we found interesting between the 26th April and 17th-24th May 2013.  More than 300,000 children missing school every day  (The Telegraph) More than 300,000 school children miss school every day according to … Continue reading

Students and phone sex: “Why not work as a phone sex operator and pay your way through University”

Tweet Reporting from Phone Sex and Students. Rewritten and subbed by Nicole Froio. As the number of students working on sex phone lines increases one says that it is an important way to help pay her tuition fees while at university.  … Continue reading

Half of new free schools will be created in London

Tweet Michael Gove has announced 102 new free schools which are going to open in the England in 2014.  The schools, which are state-funded independent schools, will join the existing 81 free schools which have already opened and aim to create 50,000 … Continue reading