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Three-quarters of public wants to keep international students – new poll

Three-quarters of the public want to keep the number of international students coming to Britain the same as now or increase it, according to a new ICM poll

Clamp down on fraudsters, not foreign students

A company contracted by the government to conduct English language tests for foreign students has been fraudulently passing students. This needs sorting out quickly before it erodes public confidence in the student visa system, writes Steve Ballinger.

You can get work skills at university, if you want to

At university we constantly receive a barrage of e-mails notifying students on all variations of ‘employer activities’ and ‘careers and employability’ opportunities that are happening on and around the university campus. So there is no plausible argument, in my opinion, where a student could say 'this university didn’t give me enough skills to get into the workplace,' writes Loughborouogh University undergraduate Sarah Cottam.

Stretched student finances.

Vouchers and ready meals: a lesson in student economics

Rising food prices and a lack of part-time jobs is pushing student bank balances to the brink, writes Loughborough University student Sarah Cottam.