Interest in the UK on the rise following the reintroduction of the post-study work visa
“The impact for universities and colleges specifically is crucial”
The UK government’s announcement on September 11 of the re-introduction of the post-study work visa for international students was a welcome piece of news and one with immediate impact. Two weeks post-announcement you can already see the following from IDP Connect data.
- A significant spike of interest from Indian students
- Postgraduate interest increasing
- A major spike in postgraduate interest from Indian students
Although the new “graduate route” won’t come into operation for students starting until 2020-21, previous policy announcements have often had an immediate impact on the online search activity of prospective international students.