Student visa row damages image of UK higher education, warns LSE chief


The row over student visas at London Metropolitan university has done “huge damage to the image of British higher education”, according to the new head of the London School of Economics.

In his first interview since starting the job, Craig Calhoun said the crisis over overseas students at London Met, in north London, had “played in places like India as a gratuitous assault on, and insult to, Indian students”.

Calhoun revealed that he and other British vice-chancellors are been lobbying the government over the requirement that overseas students must register with police within sevendays of arrival.


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