Click here for THE homepageInternational students make up 12 per cent of the total student population at UK universities, a sharp rise from 8 per cent eight years earlier.
That is one of the findings in a Universities UK report, Patterns and trends in UK higher education, published yesterday.
Paul O'Prey, vice-chancellor of Roehampton University and chair of UUK's Longer Term Strategy Network, says in his foreword to the report: "Since 2001 the number of students gaining a first degree has risen by 17 per cent, while the number achieving a postgraduate qualification has risen by 27 per cent. Read more...