The UK Parliament is debating and voting on amendments to the Brexit Bill today. See the full list of amendments here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44454035 How do you think it’s going to go? The Brexit amendments MPs are voting on Here’s a round-up of the amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill that MPs are considering.
The Government has announced the date for crucial House of Commons votes on Brexit…how do you think it will go? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44360020Date set for crunch Brexit Commons votes Labour is angry at just one day’s debate on peers’ changes to the EU Withdrawal Bill.
I reckon they will still come providing the policy makers don’t turn higher education into the ways of secondary education and kill the uniqueness of British uni’s with stultifying bureaucracy (cf David Graeber) and thereby destroy the value and differentiation we have. There is the threat of rising Chinese and Indian universities but whether they…[Read more]
I don’t think the complexities and unintended consequences of Brexit were made clear. Like all apparently good ideas it has degenerated into a ton of hard work for politicians bureaucrats and lawyers. Biggest concern for me is the destabilising effect it might have on the integrity of the U.K. seems like a bit of an own goal to me that.
The worry here is not only will the UK become an unattractive country to study in, however UK citizens will also find the UK as an unaffordable country to study in where the government will compensate overseas tuition fees through the increase of UK fees.
The UK already has been put in a negative light when analysing the effects Brexit has or will have upon international students studying in the UK. The government in this segment has been exposed to its clear focus on its benefits to the economy rather than welcoming students from overseas to develop academically where they have not had the chance…[Read more]
European countries are competing for talented young people. The UK has a natural advantage in that students have no language barrier here, but that’s not enough to overcome the negative impacts of Brexit. Ireland and the Netherlands, among others, are more than viable options for students who would otherwise have considered going to the UK.
Yes – international student numbers should be removed from immigration statistics, international students are short term visitors, and they bring enormous benefits to our economy and society. The Government should have excluded them from the figures many years ago…
The UK Government has promised to publish a comprehensive White Paper on its approach to Brexit next month, what would you like to see in it?http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44127955UK promises ‘significant’ Brexit paper Ministers are under pressure to agree a common position ahead of next month’s key EU summit.