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The proportion of Indian students in British universities fell by four percent – ​​News India Live

The number of Indian students in British universities is falling amid an ongoing review of work visas granted after completing studies in Britain and a ban on inviting family members on government-funded scholarships.

According to recently released data, the number of Indian students enrolling in British universities has declined by four percent.

Figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) show that the number of international students on undergraduate courses has increased by 0.7 per cent. However, the number of Nigerian and Indian students has declined.

Applications from Indian students fell four per cent to 8,770, while the number of Nigerian students fell 46 per cent to 1,590.

According to UCAS data, UK higher education remains attractive to international students. The number of international students in undergraduate courses increased by 0.7 percent.

The number of students from China has increased by 910 (3 percent), from Turkey by 710 (37 percent), and from Canada by 340 (14 percent). The number of Nigerian students has decreased by 46 percent and the number of Indian students has decreased by 4 percent.

It is noteworthy that the UK Home Department has constituted an independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review post-education work visas.