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Most students mix only with people from similar backgrounds. But should universities do more to encourage integration?

04-11-2014

Victoria Ngow is an electrical engineering student at Sheffield Unviersity.  In a blog written for The Guardian (April 11, 2013) she asks: “Have you ever lived with a “Chinese phantom” in student halls?” She goes on to explain that “according to urbandictionary.com, these phantoms are usually (but not necessarily) Asian and they “don’t socialise apart […]

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What is it like to be an international student? Universities are eager to accept our fees – but are they doing enough to support young people who come from far away to study in the UK?

03-11-2014

According to Shreya Paudel, currently the International Students Officer of the NUS, writing in The Guardian (September 12, 2013), the international student body, which contributes £8bn a year to the UK economy, is made up of the sons and daughters of elite families, as well as those of poor parents who scrimped and saved to […]