University of Wales Institute, Cardiff - Fees change for Gurkha children

May 15, 2008

Children of Gurkhas who have attended school in the UK will now be accepted as home students at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, paying fees of only £3,000. There has been growing concern that such children are designated as international students liable for full fees of some £10,000. John Phillips, the university's dean of international students and representative for the military education committee for Wales, said: "UWIC is very pleased to be the first university in Wales and, we believe, the first in the UK, to implement this initiative."

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