English UK news
  • Government policies damaging a rare economic success story
    26 July 2011

    The Government's policy of cutting the number of international students risks damaging the economy at a time when growth is flatlining.

    Today's figures showing that the UK economy barely grew in the first half of 2011 come at the same time as a report from MPs warning that plans to cut student visas will also cut one of the few growth areas in the economy by at least £3.6bn.

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  • English Language sector worth more than previously thought
    20 July 2011

    Teaching English to international students earned almost £2bn for the UK in 2008-09, according to new research commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

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  • Changes made to UKBA approved list of secure English language tests
    8 July 2011

    Changes have been made to the UK Border Agency approved list of secure English language tests, including lower minimum score requirements for student visa applicants taking PTE Academic.

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