China sends the largest, and India the second largest, number of students for higher studies to the UK.
Countries outside the European Union send more than twice as many students for higher studies to the UK than members of the European Union. Nigeria had the third largest number of students in the UK for higher studies in 2010-11. Ireland, a member of the European Union, had the fourth largest number, followed by Germany, another EU member. Americans made up the sixth largest group followed by the Malaysians and the French.Continue Reading