Press releases

These releases cover all aspects of the Association's work, from commenting on government policy or new research through fairs and events promoting studying in the UK to training events and conferences. To keep things simple, only major releases are posted here: check our news section to find every story about us.

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  • New student visa rules - English UK response
    10 February 2010

    The new rules on student visas announced by Home Secretary Alan Johnson this morning (10 February) will potentially hit the UK English language sector hard. The UK is the global market leader in English language courses, which bring in around £1.5 billion in foreign earnings a year.

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