British Council comment on UCAS undergraduate applications

Friday 31 January 2014

 

Commenting on the UCAS 15 January deadline statistics of undergraduate applications to UK universities for the year 2014-15, Professor Rebecca Hughes, British Council Director of International Higher Education, said:

“The eight per cent growth in applications from non-EU students is a positive indicator that the world-class reputation of UK Higher Education is continuing to attract ambitious young people from across the globe. International students make a tremendous academic, cultural and economic contribution to the UK, and it is crucial that we do all we can to remain attractive and welcoming to this young talent in an increasingly competitive international environment."

Notes to Editor

For more information please contact Tim Sowula, Senior Press Officer, on tim.sowula@britishcouncil.org or 0207 389 4871

Figures from the 15 January ‘equal consideration’ deadline will be available on the UCAS website on Friday 31 January 2014 http://www.ucas.com/news-events

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