Oral Evidence

APPG Inquiry: Oral Evidence


First Oral Evidence Sessions – 17 July 2018, House of Lords

The APPG for International Students is undertaking an Inquiry into the opportunities and challenges in building a sustainable future for international students in the UK. The first set of Oral Evidence sessions focused on the educational opportunities and challenges of welcoming international students into our schools, colleges and universities and on their value and impact on UK research, trade and soft power.

5:00-6:00pm: In the Classroom

Chair: Lord Bilimoria

Inquiry Panel:
1. Alison Thewliss MP
2. Paul Blomfield MP
3. Baroness Uddin

Providing Evidence:
1. Simon Marginson, Institute for Education
2. Yinbo Yu, NUS
3. Ilyas Nagdee, NUS
4. James Pitman, Bellerby’s College and Study Group
5. Shelagh Legrave, Principal of Chichester College Group

6:00-7:00pm: Research, trade and Soft Power

Chair: Lord Bilimoria

Inquiry Panel
1. Baroness Warwick
2. Baroness Uddin

Providing Evidence:
1. John Bramwell, British Council
2. Eliza Bonham-Carter, Royal Academy
3. Dr Zainal Abidin Sanusi, Embassy of Malaysia
4. Dr Sonal Minocha, Bournemouth University


Second Oral Evidence Sessions – 11 September 2018, House of Commons

The second set of Oral Evidence sessions for the Inquiry will focus on the impacts of international students for our Regions and Nations and on their impacts in our communities.

9:30-11:30: For our Regions and Nations

4:30-6:00: In our communities