MPs and Peers announce first-ever Inquiry into building a sustainable future for international students in the UK


The APPG for International Students, which IHE administers through its group Exporting Education UK, has announced a new Inquiry into the opportunities and challenges in building a sustainable future for international students in the UK. There are over 500,000 international students in primary, secondary and tertiary education, and over 580,000 students learning English, each year in the UK.

The APPG for International Students launch the Inquiry at a roundtable in Parliament on 3 July, attended by a range of experts from education, business, trade and local communities. The APPG will also host two oral evidence sessions in July and September to hear more detailed evidence including from UK and international students. This first-ever Inquiry for the APPG will run throughout summer, reporting in October.

The inquiry will take evidence from a range of expert stakeholders including: international students; school, college, and university leaders; education, business and local community representatives; government; and researchers. The full outline of the inquiry is available here.

Written contributions to the inquiry are welcome and should be forwarded to the APPG secretariat at appg@exeduk.com until 3 September 2018 at midnight.

The full press release from the APPG can be read here: MPs and Peers announce first-ever Inquiry into building a sustainable future for international students in the UK.

  • On 3rd July 2018