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Foreign Students

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many Japanese students are studying in English universities. (245292)

In the 2006-07 academic year there were 5,195 Japanese domiciled enrolments at English higher education institutions. This figure comes from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record and covers enrolments to all levels and modes of study. Comparable figures for the 2007-08 academic year will be available in late January 2009.