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Migrant targets not to include overseas students?
20 April 2017
The UK government looks set to exempt overseas students from migration targets.
PM Theresa May is offering to change the way that student numbers are calculated, with the promise of further concessions.
Figures show 134,000 international students started their studies here in 2015-16, but this is considerably down on the 175,000 from the previous year.
Due to the snap election the government is likely to offer a compromise in how the number of overseas students in Britain are calculated to save the Higher Education & Research Bill.
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