Students hold up Southwark's property market

14 December 2018

Financial Times 

The forecast slump in foreign student numbers at UK universities is likely to be causing estate agents sleepless nights. Foreign student rental accommodation has become a lucrative sideline, especially in London, and in many cases wealthy parents are ready to stump up the cash for a purchase.  But research from London Economics warns of a potential 60% drop in European students attending UK universities after the UK leaves the EU, at a cost to the economy of £2bn per year.  European academics too may end up shunning UK institutions, denting the quality of teaching and research. 

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