‘Joined-up government’ key to UK international education goals

From Times Higher Education: “A renewed spirit of ‘joined-up government’ means that the UK’s plans to attract 600,000 international students by 2030 are achievable despite a predicted slowdown in recruitment caused by the pandemic, says the minister leading efforts to increase education exports. Graham Stuart, a former Education Select Committee chair who is now minister for exports at the Department for International Trade (DfIT), told Times Higher Education he was optimistic that overseas student numbers would soon rebound and the UK would meet its target of growing overseas student numbers by 30 per cent on 2019 levels.”

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