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International Students

Education and Skills written question – answered on 21st February 2005.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills pursuant to the answer of 21 December 2004, Official Report, column 1701W to the hon. Member for Huddersfield (Mr. Sheerman), on international students, if she will list the organisations and individuals from which representations have been received.

Photo of Kim Howells Kim Howells Minister of State (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education), Department for Education and Skills

The following table shows details of the representations received by my Department as at 10 February 2005 on the proposed charges for visa extension applications made by international students.

Representations to the Department for Education and Skills on Home Office proposals to increase charges for leave to remain applications as at 10 February 2005
Correspondent On behalf of: Organisation
Edward Gamier MP Sir Marrack Goulding Warden, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
Professor Michael Stirling Vice-Chancellor, University of Birmingham
Signed cards from 132 students Universities of Newcastle and Northumbria
Chileya Kasuba and Emma Wodfield (accompanied by 231 signed cards from members of University of Portsmouth SU) Student Support Officer and President, Portsmouth Students Union
Baroness Diana Warwick Chief Executive, Universities UK
Wes Streeting Chair, Aldwych Group and President, Cambridge University Students' Union
John Randall MP Wes Streeting President, Cambridge University Students' Union
Anne McIntosh MP Wes Streeting President, Cambridge University Students' Union
Tim Boswell MP John Wrathmell Universities UK
Tony Worthington MP Steve Cockburn President, Edinburgh University Students' Association
David Chidgey MP Professor Bill Wakeham Vice-Chancellor, University of Southampton
Michael Martin MP Steve Cockburn President, Edinburgh University Students' Association
Chris Grayling MP Shadow Minister for Education
David Rendel MP Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Higher Education
Gisela Stuart MP Moataz Attallah International student
Dr Rudi Vis MP Mr. David Simons Principal, Golders Green College
A F Richard Vice Chancellor, University of Cambridge
Graham Allen MP On behalf of Nottingham universities
Dr. John Brennan Chief Executive, Association of Colleges
Professor Sir Andrew Haines London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Professor John Craven Vice Chancellor, University of Portsmouth
Brian Lang Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of St. Andrews
Professor Robert Pearce Vice-Chancellor, University of Wales Lampeter
Professor Graham Upton Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Brookes University
Professor Tim Wilson Vice-Chancellor University of Hertfordshire
Professor Wakeham Vice-Chancellor University of Southampton
Professor Gregson Vice-Chancellor Queens University Belfast
Professor Gordon Marshall Vice Chancellor, University of Reading
Professor Alan Pearman Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Leeds
Eugene Critchlow Academic Registrar, De Montfort University
Melvyn Cornish University Secretary, University of Edinburgh
Professor David Tidmarsh Vice Chancellor, Anglia Polytechnic University
Professor Geoff Whitty Director, Institute of Education, University of London
Professor Joan K Stringer Principal and Vice Chancellor Napier University
Dr. David Grant Director of Strategic Development, Cardiff University
Professor Ray Cocks Pro Vice-Chancellor, Keele University
Sir Howard Davies Director, LSE
Dr. Ian Johnson Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University
Brian Summers Registrar and Secretary, University of E. Anglia
Professor Chris Taylor Vice-Chancellor, University of Bradford
Professor C Duncan Rice Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Aberdeen
Sir David Wallace Vice-Chancellor, University of Loughborough
Professor John S Brookes Vice-Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton
Professor Paul W Wellings Vice-Chancellor, Lancaster University
Alfred Morris Vice-Chancellor, University of the West of England
Sir Muir Russell Principal, University of Glasgow
Elizabeth Lister Director, Recruitment and Admissions Service, Heriot-Watt University
Professor Patrick Dowling Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, University of Surrey
Professor J Drummond Bone Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool
Professor Stephen Hill Principal, University of Holloway, London
Professor Tim Wilson Vice-Chancellor, University of Hertfordshire
Professor Brenda Gourley Vice-Chancellor, The Open University
Professor William Stevely Principal and Vice-Chancellor, the Robert Gordon University
Dr. David J Halton Vice-Chancellor, University of Glamorgan
Sir David Watson Vice-Chancellor, University of Brighton
Professor Anthony P Cohen Professor and Vice Patron, Queen Margaret University College
Professor Adrian Smith Principal, Queen Mary University of London
Clare Short MP James Anthony University of Birmingham Guild of Students
Nick Palmer MP Chris Weekes Vice Principal, Broxtowe College
Jon Owen Jones MP Louise Casella Director of Strategic Development, Cardiff University
Professor Robert G Burgess Vice Chancellor, University of Leicester
Professor ADR Dickson Deputy Vice Chancellor, Northumbria University
Kat Fletcher National President, NUS
Christabel Silva National Chair, Council for International Students

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