Universities UK International (UUKi), the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), and Kaplan International Pathways collaborated with London Economics. In order to publish the costs and benefits of International Higher Education Students to the UK. This reveals the growing importance of international students to local economies across the UK.
According to the research, economic gains increased by 34% from £31.3 billion in 2018/19 to £41.9 billion in 2021/22. The analysis also confirms that, even after taking into account the effect on public services, the economic advantages of hosting international students outweigh the expenses. With a total net gain to the UK economy of £37.4 billion.
Moreover, almost 3,81,000 first-year international students registered in UK universities in 2021 and 2022. It demonstrated the country’s global appeal and cementing the UK’s position as one of the world’s top destinations for international learners.
“This report further highlights the positive contribution that international students make to the UK. This will help the country both culturally and socially. Also will contribute significantly to the economy.” Also universities should be proud that they continue to draw pupils from across the globe. It is critical that the United Kingdom remains an open and inviting location for international students. Also, that their input is acknowledged and respected.”
Last year, the University of Greenwich welcomed 5,500 students from over 100 countries to its Universities in Greenwich, Avery Hill, and Medway.
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