Sunday, April 22, 2007
Indian students in UK
There has been a 15.1 percent rise in the number of Indian students coming to the UK, according to latest figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). India is now second to China in the number of overseas students in the UK. There has been a fall of 3.7 percent in the Chinese students, but the overall figure is still the highest in the list of overseas students - over 50,000.There were 19,025 students from India in the UK during 2005-06, the figures reveal. This constitutes 5.8 percent of non-UK domiciled students. India leapfrogged Greece into second place in the table as the UK saw a 10.2 percent fall in the number of students from Greece.