English UK member interview by Financial Times on Brexit
29 July 2016

In an interview with Financial Times Business Editor Sarah Gordon, Val Hennessy, director of English UK member centre International House Bristol and Public Affairs Advisory Group member, explains the challenges facing her centre and the UK ELT sector as a whole following the referendum on European Union membership.

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Skip to 3 minutes 23 seconds to see Val Hennessey or view the full article in the Financial Times

As new relationships are formed with European countries, we will continue to urge the UK Government to remember that the majority of people in the UK do not classify students as migrants and that our sector brings significant soft power benefits to the UK, as well as contributing £1.2bn to the economy and supporting over 26,000 jobs.


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