UK: Universities recruit students with inadequate English

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Wed Feb 10 15:41:58 UTC 2010


BBC News

 

Universities recruit students with inadequate English

 

A BBC investigation has found evidence that suggests some universities under financial pressure accept overseas students who lack adequate English. 

 

Money from overseas students totals £1.6bn and makes up a third of university fees in 

England. 

 

Arjuna - not his real name - is a law student in London and admits he cannot understand what lecturers are saying, Inside Out has discovered. 

 

He said he could not write assignments and sometimes has had to cheat.

 

Full story:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/8496053.stm

 

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