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French school leaders are opting for the more expensive but simpler trip to Ireland. / French school trips to the UK have been halted by Brexit visa issues, according to reports.
Officials are scrambling to prevent a repeat of the chaos at Dover and keep passengers moving.
Oxford and Cambridge universities, once given more than £130m a year in total by European research programmes, are now getting £1m annually between them.
About 1,000 university research jobs are at risk unless the UK government urgently replaces European Union funding, bosses have warned.
Private equity veteran Guy Hands says Boris Johnson ‘threw the country and the NHS under the bus’.
The number of EU students choosing to study in the UK has dropped by half since Brexit, according to new official figures.
Trade Consultation: Give Your Evidence - UK Trade and Business Commission [Deadline: 17/03/2023] 23/01/2023
The UK Trade and Business Commission is gathering evidence to understand the main challenges facing businesses, organisations and economic sectors to establish which policies and trading arrangements will help overcome the economic and trading barriers facing the UK today.
Students say the Turing Scheme is plagued with problems and leaves them facing uncertainty even after they begin study.
The number of foreign student trips organised to the UK by specialist European tour operators this year is down 83% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, largely due to a post-Brexit passport rule change.
UK must not deprioritise European student recruitment amid Brexit challenges, UUKi and Studyportals warn 03/11/2022
A major new analysis piece from UUKi and Studyportals urges the UK Government and universities to prioritise European student recruitment, and makes recommendations for stabilising and regrowing student numbers in opportunity markets.
But Charles Booth, head of construction and projects, said there had been "very large" construction cost increases due to instability and inflation from Brexit, Covid shutdowns and the Ukraine war.
Rising inflation, Brexit and pandemic blamed as school expansion costs rocket by a quarter 19/08/2022
A £1.2M rise in the cost of expanding a special school has been blamed on rising inflation and the impact of Brexit and covid. Rumworth Special School is expanding to be able to accept up to 400 pupils by 2026.
Fewer scholars from Italy, Germany, France and Netherlands working in British universities, says report.
Teacher Sarah Lepioufle, accompanying her college’s Edinburgh trip, said the changes introduced since Brexit — the extra paperwork involved — had made applying for courses an “obstacle course”.
"EVEN before Brexit was official we were suffering the consequences of it. It was just like one great big negative PR for the UK.”
The number of pupils admitted to Oxford University from EU countries has halved in the past five years, according to the University’s annual admissions report, which also indicated that the decline was expected as a result of Brexit.
Data on Canadian study permits suggests ‘spike’ in student numbers from some continental nations.
“Changing data protection law is very central to the government’s post-Brexit policy. We all remember the A-levels fiasco in 2020."
Fears of another A-level-style fiasco as scrutiny of policies made by computer are ditched following Brexit 10/02/2022
‘We all remember the A-levels fiasco, when an algorithm decided what results should be... the poorest students received worse marks’ / “Human review” of decisions made by computer algorithms will be quietly axed under a bonfire of EU laws, MPs have been warned – risking a repeat of the 2020 “A-levels fiasco”.
‘An outward-looking nation’: Wales unveils Brexit-busting international exchange programme to replace Erasmus+ 02/02/2022
Wales’ Education Minister has unveiled a new international exchange programme for Wales, to replace the Erasmus+ programme which the UK Government decided to leave after Brexit.
SDLP claim Brexit impacting education 17/01/2022
SDLP Brexit Spokesperson Matthew O’Toole has said the DUP’s “foolhardy pursuit of a hard Brexit” is impacting young people’s futures.
Ireland is now more popular than Britain for school trips from the continent as a result of post-Brexit changes to group travel rules.
Groups from the continent are going elsewhere, tour operators say, deterred more by passport and visa rules than the pandemic.
European schoolchildren can no longer travel on group passports, resulting in trips to UK cultural heritage sites being struck from the list.
SCOTLAND has received around £14 million less under the UK Government’s post- Brexit student exchange programme compared to the EU’s Erasmus+ scheme.