Travellers have been warned to expect delays on arrival at UK ports and airports on Thursday as hundreds of immigration and customs officers are due to join a public sector strike.
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Towards the end of last month English UK welcomed 13 agents from Central Asia, the Caucasus, other former Soviet Union countries and Russia to our Spring Inward Mission. This mission was both our first trip to Scotland and our first joint activity with two of our newest formed geographical groups, English UK Scotland and English UK London.
New Tier 4 rules were laid before Parliament yesterday, these cover changes from 4th July 2011.
The effects of the Government's intention to dramatically cut the number of international student visas was the subject of a report and wide-ranging discussion on BBC2's Newsnight.
Ana Leticia Quintanilla Guerrero is 19 and from Tampico in Mexico. She is studying general English at English UK member Shane Global in Hastings before starting her university course.
The UK Border Agency has published clarification of English language requirements for Tier 4 sponsors and students.
Tony Millns told the annual conference that the Government's target of closing up to a thousand private colleges risks causing great reputational damage to the rest of the sector. However, there were still helpful trends for the UK sector, including the exchange rate.