University of York’s innovative approach to international applicants: flexibility and support
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University of York’s innovative approach to international applicants: flexibility and support

The Russell Group university has responded to reports that it lowered its tariff for overseas applicants, stating that it has not actually lowered entry grades. A university spokeswoman clarified that the change in “tariff” refers to a more flexible approach for international offer holders who miss their grades. She emphasized the importance of international students to the university’s competitiveness in the global market and highlighted the contextual approach taken for admissions. Concerns have been raised across the sector about the impact of recent immigration policy changes on international student applications. Universities UK expressed concerns about the potential impact of skilled salary thresholds and restrictions on bringing families to the UK for overseas students.