Collab Group CEO Ian Pretty comments to TES
The latest issues of TES features an article which highlights the need to remove international students from net migration targets following the triggering of article 50.
Ian Pretty, chief executive of the Collab Group of colleges, says the UK has a “world-class vocational and technical education offer” that is attractive to international students. “However, the recent tightening of restrictions in visa regulations and the vote to leave the EU has resulted in the UK being perceived as unfriendly to students from overseas,” he adds. “This is benefiting other countries, such as the US, Canada, Australia and Ireland, while UK institutions are losing a valuable source of income.”
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Impact of Brexit
Collab Group has recently published a point of view on the wider impacts of Brexit for the FE sector.
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Point of View: What Will the Technical and Professional Education Provider of the Future Need To Be Successful?
Collab Group has been working with PublicCo and our member colleges on a project that aims to conceptualise the key drivers for change in the Technical and Professional Education landscape.