Policy & Economy

Not My Cup of Tea: Finnish Students Not Interested in Post-Brexit Britain

The number of Finnish students applying for university places in the UK has dropped by almost a quarter in recent years, with students and education experts citing a range of Brexit-related concerns, as well as the ease of applying to universities in other EU countries instead.

The latest figures from the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admission Service UCAS show that the number of Finns applying to study in the UK has fallen by 23% since 2015, the year before Britain voted in a referendum to leave the European Union.

And it’s not just Finnish students steering clear of UK universities. The statistics show a fall in applications from Sweden, Estonia, Norway, Italy, Germany and other European countries too.

Read the full story at News Now Finland.

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