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This will have devastating consequences for research, innovation and higher education in the UK.

#Brexit #WeAreInternational
My 🇮🇹 PhD student worked on understanding the immune system in kidney disease patients suffering from acute infections, and how to develop rapid diagnostic tests that would improve their their quality of life.
My 🇩🇪 Erasmus student tested important experimental conditions for a new project and let the path to new discoveries into how the immune system maintains a healthy intestine.
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Absolutely right that @UniversitiesUK and @UUKIntl should put pressure on govt to change visa requirements for overseas students. For the last 15 years my academic role has included recruiting students from overseas. Here are a few of my thoughts. /1…
Most of the attention in this debate is the money that overseas students inject into the national, and local, economies. That is only part of the story. UK Universities have a proud tradition of being international - it is not just about the money. /2
Being international exposes UK students (and staff) to different ways of thinking. All of which are increasing required in a global working environment (even if you never leave home). /3
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