- Over 35% jump in number of Indian students in the UK: Report
Over 35% jump in number of Indian students in the UK: Report
NEW DELHI: The number of Indian students studying in the United Kingdom (UK) touched record figures in 2018-19 according to an analysis by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). The HESA is the UK’s official agency for dissemination )of data related to higher education.
In doing so, India pipped the United States to the second rank in the number of non-European Union (EU) foreign nationals pursuing higher education in the UK, behind only China. The analysis reported 26,685 Indian students in UK universities, more than 35% increase from 2017-18. This is also the largest number recorded since 2013-14.
China has the most number of non-EU students studying in UK with 120,385 students. This amounts to 35% of all non-EU students. With 20,120 students the US is in third place ahead of Hong Kong and Malaysia respectively.
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