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Matthew Burgess

Matthew Burgess is a Partner at Veale Wasbrough Vizards and the former general secretary of the Independent Schools Council. He specialises in regulatory compliance for independent schools, including Tier 4 of the points-based system of immigration.

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Matthew Burgess

What does Brexit mean for international students?

As the UK prepares to leave the EU and Brexit negotiations continue, Matthew Burgess looks at the impact on international students. Brexit is likely to have multiple effects on those parts of the UK's education sector that welcome students from beyond these shores. What are these effects and why do...