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Overseas Students

Volume 931: debated on Thursday 12 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she is satisfied with the current level of foreign students at British universities.

The admission of overseas students is a matter for individual universities. The number of such students in universities and other institutions of higher education and further education has increased considerably in recent years, and I am considering, in consultation with the University Grants Committee and local education authorities, the practical aspects of some kind of limitation.