Post Brexit, China applicants replace EU university students
Applicants from the EU dropped by 43% to 28,400, according to data from the UK university admissions service UCAS. That compares with 28,490 applications from China, a number that has more than doubled since 2017.
The sharp decline in applicant numbers from the EU was “disappointing” but expected, according to Stephanie Harris, head of engagement at Universities UK, a lobby group. Rule changes since Brexit mean EU students now pay higher international fees at most British universities.
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