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Response to the next steps on post-school reform: a Scottish Government consultation

We have responded to the launch of the Scottish Government consultation on proposals for legislation to change what public bodies do in the post-school system.

Universities “relieved” the Graduate Route for international students has been retained

It has been confirmed that the graduate route will remain in place for international students of all UK universities, albeit with a new package of measures future-proof against potential abuse.
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Response to the next steps on post-school reform: a Scottish Government consultation

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on proposals for legislation to change what public bodies do in the post-school system. This consultation will focus on gathering proposals that aim to simplify the responsibilities for apprenticeships and student support. Following the launch of this consultation, Professor Iain Gillespie, Convener of Universities Scotland said: “Following dialogue…

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Universities “relieved” the Graduate Route for international students has been retained

The UK Government has today confirmed that the graduate route will remain in place for international students of all UK universities. The graduate route allows international students to remain in the UK upon graduation for two years (on average) after successful completing a relevant course in the UK. The UK Government had been expected to…

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Thanks @SP_ECYP for focusing on this msg! In the next budget, unis need more public £ per student to invest in high-quality education, support for increasingly complex students needs & the wider student exp. £-per-student has dropped over 10yrs. That trajectory is unsustainable.

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