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THE: Private providers chosen for London Met students

Three of the 15 institutions initially chosen as potential destinations for London Metropolitan University's overseas students are commercial operators, it has emerged, after a £2 million fund was announced by the government to help students transfer. The Higher Education Funding Council for England said London Met has chosen the 15 institutions to be part of [...]

By |2015-02-04T16:21:33+01:00September 17th, 2012|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Independent: 1st Private Dental School in the UK

Britain's first private dental school will open next September. The school, which will take 100 students a year on a five-year course costing £180,000, is expected to be the forerunner of many more private institutions offering specialist degree courses. Based in Leicester, it is the result of a joint venture by the University of Buckingham [...]

By |2015-02-04T16:20:17+01:00September 17th, 2012|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Study Travel Magazine – new BAC schemes

The British Accreditation Council (BAC) has launched two new accreditation schemes, covering international private institutions based outside of the UK and online/distance learning. The international centre accreditation scheme is designed for education and training institutions operating outside of the UK and offering courses in English. Institutions will need to have been delivering high-quality education and [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:04:01+01:00September 15th, 2012|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BIS report on Overseas Students and Net Migration

In a report published today – ‘Overseas Students and Net Migration’ - the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee has called on the Government to record overseas students under a classification that does not count against the overall limit on net migration in order to allow the UK to continue to expand its share of the [...]

By |2015-02-04T16:16:06+01:00September 6th, 2012|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

CPAC report on Tier 4

The Commons Public Accounts Committee published its 7th Report of Session 2012-13, 'Immigration: Points Based System-Student Route,' as HC 101 on Tuesday 4 September. The Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP, Chair of the Committee of Public Accounts, today said: "It is extraordinary that the UK Border Agency introduced its new points based system for students [...]

By |2015-02-04T16:15:13+01:00September 4th, 2012|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

London Met University license revocation

There have been several news reports regarding the revocation of London Metropolitan University's Tier 4 sponsor license.  This is the first time a university in the UK has had its license revoked, and around 2,700 students are affected by the move. The Guardian reports that a taskforce has been set up to help affected students, [...]

By |2015-02-04T16:14:28+01:00August 31st, 2012|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Telegraph: Students may be exempt from immigration count

Students could be exempted from immigration rules to help hit a pledge to cut drastically the number of non-Europeans settling in Britain under plans being considered by Downing Street. Prime Minister David Cameron is understood to be concerned that visa restrictions are stopping wealthy foreigners from studying in British universities. Removing students from the rules [...]

By |2015-02-04T16:11:18+01:00July 9th, 2012|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments