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Universities report 1,500 concerns over foreign students every month

Publié par Clifford Armion le 29/09/2011

Tom Whitehead

Lecturers and staff have raised concerns over student absence or activities on more than 35,000 occassions in the last two years, a report reveals today.

It raises fresh concerns that the student visa system is still open to widespread abuse by those looking to stay in the UK illegally.

But civil liberties group Manifesto Club, which obtained the figures, warned they are more a reflection of over-reporting of minor incidents by universities because they are paranoid about losing their right to sponsor foreign students.

Colleges have a duty to report suspicious or bogus students or risk being stripped of their licence to bring in lucrative overseas students.

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"Universities report 1,500 concerns over foreign students every month", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 25/02/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/universities-report-1-500-concerns-over-foreign-students-every-month