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Tuition Fee Compensation for International Students in UK Universities

Submitted by Jian Feng on Tuesday 26th January 2021

Published on Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Thursday 2nd September 2021

Current Signatures: 33,594
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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2020 ~ BBC ~ Compensation ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Economy ~ Education ~ Government ~ IMPACT ~ It ~ Lockdown ~ News ~ Return ~ teaching ~ UK ~ UK economy ~ UK Government ~ Universal ~ Universities

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Tuition Fee Compensation for International Students in UK Universities

Petition Details

The UK Government must compensate International students for tuition fees for the academic year 2020/21. Lockdowns have had a massive impact on quality of teaching and student experience of International students. It is vital for UK Government to provide at least partial compensation.

Additional Information

Universities have failed to provide adequate teaching due to national lockdowns, and many universities cannot afford to refund these students. Therefore, it is necessary for UK Government to compensate International students, who have added over £20bn/year to the UK economy over the years (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-42637971).

International students could not return/arrive to campus due to abrupt changing UK Government guidelines which has severely impacted their university experience.

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