Overseas Students: China and India

Department for Education written question – answered on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Labour, Leicester East

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of students studying at overseas campuses of UK universities in (a) India and (b) China in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Chris Skidmore Chris Skidmore Vice-Chair, Conservative Party, Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Education)

In the academic year 2017/18 the number of students studying in India and China, for awards or courses of UK universities overseas, without coming to the UK, was 17,135 students and 75,995 respectively.

Further information can be found at: ​https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis/students/where-from.

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