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 Rückgang bei Anträgen von EU Studenten in UK infographic
Grafik zeigt den starken Rückgang von Anträgen bei EU Studenten für UK Universitäten, im Gegensatz dazu steigen die Anträge aus China.


China überholt EU Studenten bei Anträgen zu UK Universitäten

By Ninian Carter

August 4, 2021 - Anträge für Studium an UK Universitäten von EU Studenten sind um 43% gefallen, während sich die Zahlen aus China seit 2017 mehr als verdoppelt haben.

The United Kingdom’s controversial exit from the European Union, known as Brexit, has a new casualty – EU students.

According to Britain’s university admissions service UCAS, 2021 applications from EU students have dropped by 43% to 28,490 since the UK’s protracted departure from the EU was completed on December 31, 2020. This compares to a rise in applications from China, to 28,490, putting them just ahead of EU applicants.

Previously, around 50,000 EU students applied to study further eduction in UK universities every year. But since Brexit, EU students now pay higher international fees at most British universities.

However, Northern Ireland, which still charges local rates to EU students, has seen its applications soar by 35%.

PUBLISHED: 04/08/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images