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Foreign Students

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

12. To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what steps he is taking to attract more foreign students to the UK. (205671)

The second phase of the Prime Minister's Initiative for International Education aims to secure and sustain the UK's position as a leader in international education. We are working with the British Council and a range of partners in the higher education and further education sectors to increase the number of international students studying in the UK and to support UK universities and colleges in developing collaborative partnerships with institutions overseas.