Entry Clearances: Overseas Students:Written question - 180251

Asked by Royston Smith
(Southampton, Itchen)
Asked on: 16 October 2018
Home Office
Entry Clearances: Overseas Students
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans his Department has to replicate the provisions of Tier 2 visa requirements for EU students studying in the UK after the UK has left the EU.
Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 24 October 2018

The Government is considering a range of options for the future immigration system and we will publish a White Paper later in the autumn.

The independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published its report on the impact of international students in the UK in September 2018. The Government welcomes this report and thanks the MAC for their work. The report makes it clear that international students offer a positive economic benefit to the UK and offers a number of policy recommendations. We will be considering this report carefully and engaging widely as we develop proposals for the future system which will be implemented from 2021.

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