College Stripped of Overseas Students Sponsorship Licence

College Stripped of Overseas Students Sponsorship Licence Trusted higher education institutions are permitted to sponsor entry into the UK by students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA). However, as one High Court case made plain, that is not a right but a privilege that can be taken away if abused. The case concerned a privately run science and technology college that had in the past been recognised as a highly trusted institution and had been licensed by the Home Office to sponsor entry by both staff and students from outside the EEA. Following a review, however, that licence was revoked. That was primarily on grounds that the college had…