Thursday, January 18, 2018
Students need to be able to work alongside their studies if the UK is to remain competitive in the global market after Brexit, colleges argue
Students need to be able to work in the UK while they study, college representatives have told a Westminster parliamentary committee.
Speaking in front of the Scottish Affairs Committee, which was hearing about on the impact of Brexit on the sector, Edinburgh College principal Annette Bruton said there was a crucial “interconnectivity between ability to work and ability to study”.
Last week, Tes revealed that the international market was worth £57 million a year to colleges surveyed by the Association of Colleges.