UK study visa statistics from 2016 show that the number of major UK recruitment markets is dwindling and key markets are in jeopardy, with only continued growth from China preventing a substantial overall decline in student mobility to the UK.

At first glance, the headline figure doesn’t seem too alarming: the UK issued 194,608 study visas in 2016, down by 0.2 per cent from a year earlier. But the aggregate figure masks a worrying shift in the composition of the UK’s international student recruitment portfolio, with universities relying on a shrinking number of struggling markets.
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27/03/2017
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East Asia
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