Brexit and the future of UK MBA


yipkc

I personally think a Brexit is a good thing to the UK as it will fundamentally restrict the right of migrants from the EU countries to come into the UK and take advantage of the benefits entitlement.

Anyway, with the very possbility of a Brexit this June, I am not sure how it will affect EU & international student who will be doing their MBA in the UK this Sept with the intention to work in the country.

I personally think a Brexit is a good thing to the UK as it will fundamentally restrict the right of migrants from the EU countries to come into the UK and take advantage of the benefits entitlement.

Anyway, with the very possbility of a Brexit this June, I am not sure how it will affect EU & international student who will be doing their MBA in the UK this Sept with the intention to work in the country.
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Duncan

I think the referendum will agree the deal with the EU. Given that there are two million British people elsewhere in the EU, the downside to Britain is greater from leaving the EU and the EU deal will increase the barriers that already prevent non-UK people from claiming benefits in their first three months.

Most supporters of Brexit in parliament seem to support either EFTA membership or a Swiss-style EEA membership. In that case, the access to the labour market will be unchanged.

I think the referendum will agree the deal with the EU. Given that there are two million British people elsewhere in the EU, the downside to Britain is greater from leaving the EU and the EU deal will increase the barriers that already prevent non-UK people from claiming benefits in their first three months.

Most supporters of Brexit in parliament seem to support either EFTA membership or a Swiss-style EEA membership. In that case, the access to the labour market will be unchanged.

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yipkc

I am glad that Boris Johnson supports the decision to leave EU. The UK will indeed be better off like that in the long run.

I am glad that Boris Johnson supports the decision to leave EU. The UK will indeed be better off like that in the long run.
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Elbrus

I think that the agreement arranged by Cameron foresees the end of government support to lower-paid workers who used to receive it in the past. So, it will not affect middle class in any way. Conversely, Brexit will mean new laws and a complete revision of the current agreements and God knows what may happen in the latter case...

I think that the agreement arranged by Cameron foresees the end of government support to lower-paid workers who used to receive it in the past. So, it will not affect middle class in any way. Conversely, Brexit will mean new laws and a complete revision of the current agreements and God knows what may happen in the latter case...
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Duncan

I don't see how that changes much: already those people need to work for three months before they can get benefits. Any new system would obviously also have national insurance and thus the same benefits that foreign workers already have.

I don't see how that changes much: already those people need to work for three months before they can get benefits. Any new system would obviously also have national insurance and thus the same benefits that foreign workers already have.
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Let me ask this: in the event of a Brexit, do you guys think that visa rules for MBAs will become more strict, less strict, or stay the same?

Let me ask this: in the event of a Brexit, do you guys think that visa rules for MBAs will become more strict, less strict, or stay the same?
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Ayon

Let me ask this: in the event of a Brexit, do you guys think that visa rules for MBAs will become more strict, less strict, or stay the same?


I think regardless of the rules, Companies will hesitate to sponsor International students because of the uncertainty associated with the process. On the other side, there is a Demand - Supply equation. Many EU nationals work in UK - and vice versa. It will depend if the number of UK citizens working in EU is a surplus (or deficit or equal) to the number of EU citizens working in UK (Assuming that the jobs are interchangeable).

Visa rules / restriction would depend upon the Demand - Supply equation, if there is more demand in UK then Visa rules would be relaxed. If there is more Supply then it would become strict.

[quote]Let me ask this: in the event of a Brexit, do you guys think that visa rules for MBAs will become more strict, less strict, or stay the same?[/quote]

I think regardless of the rules, Companies will hesitate to sponsor International students because of the uncertainty associated with the process. On the other side, there is a Demand - Supply equation. Many EU nationals work in UK - and vice versa. It will depend if the number of UK citizens working in EU is a surplus (or deficit or equal) to the number of EU citizens working in UK (Assuming that the jobs are interchangeable).

Visa rules / restriction would depend upon the Demand - Supply equation, if there is more demand in UK then Visa rules would be relaxed. If there is more Supply then it would become strict.
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Duncan

I don't see this in any way as being different for most non-EU students. High-value students will get sponsored, and low-value ones won't. It's not at all the case that there will be a big shift in populations: I can't see a million British people leaving Spain, for example: neither Spain nor Britain would want that.

I don't see this in any way as being different for most non-EU students. High-value students will get sponsored, and low-value ones won't. It's not at all the case that there will be a big shift in populations: I can't see a million British people leaving Spain, for example: neither Spain nor Britain would want that.
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Duncan

Also see the results of this huge survey http://a.msn.com/r/2/BBpT9WP?a=1&m=EN-GB

Also see the results of this huge survey http://a.msn.com/r/2/BBpT9WP?a=1&m=EN-GB
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yipkc

The survey was taken before Boris made his point of view. I think there is a greater chance of a Brexit.

The survey was taken before Boris made his point of view. I think there is a greater chance of a Brexit.
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I don't see this in any way as being different for most non-EU students. High-value students will get sponsored, and low-value ones won't. It's not at all the case that there will be a big shift in populations: I can't see a million British people leaving Spain, for example: neither Spain nor Britain would want that.

Good point, thanks. Interesting times ahead of us, that's for sure...

[quote]I don't see this in any way as being different for most non-EU students. High-value students will get sponsored, and low-value ones won't. It's not at all the case that there will be a big shift in populations: I can't see a million British people leaving Spain, for example: neither Spain nor Britain would want that. [/quote]
Good point, thanks. Interesting times ahead of us, that's for sure...
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