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Glyndwr university concerns over visa fraud

A decision to suspend Wrexham's Glyndwr University from recruiting overseas students could have "potentially serious" implications for the entire higher education sector in Wales, says the education minister.

Huw Lewis was speaking after the Home Office intervened at the college following allegations that some students had obtained English language certificates fraudulently.

A further 57 private further education colleges have also had their licences for admitting foreign students suspended.

Latest statistics show that almost 129,000 students were enrolled at universities in Wales in the 2012-13 academic year. Fifteen per cent came to study from outside the EU.

Matthew Richards reports.

  • 25 Jun 2014
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