International Students

Formed - 3 Jun 2016

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To recognise the internationalisation and global prominence of UK education; promote the value of international students to UK education, economy and 'soft power'; raise awareness of issues which affect international students and UK education; and provide a platform for collaboration between parliamentarians, international education institutions and professionals and business leaders.


Current Members
Name Role Party
Paul Blomfield Chair & Registered Contact Labour (Sheffield Central)
Lord Bilimoria Co-Chair Crossbench
Nicky Morgan Secretary Conservative
Baroness Uddin Treasurer Non-affiliated
Alison Thewliss Vice Chair Scottish National Party (Glasgow Central)
Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe Vice Chair Labour
Lord Willetts Vice Chair Conservative
Mr Geoffrey Robinson Vice Chair Labour
Benefits in Kind
Date Source Value Benefit Received
12 Jul 2019 Independent Higher Education Secretariat   From : 12/07/2019 To : 11/07/2020 £9,001
13 Nov 2018 British Council Reception £1,501
6 Nov 2018 University of Sheffield Research, production and design for inquiry and report published 06/11/2018 £15,001
12 Jul 2018 Independent Higher Education Secretariat   From : 12/07/2018 To : 11/07/2019 £3,001
15 Nov 2017 British Council Reception £1,501
12 Jul 2017 Independent Higher Education Secretariat   From : 12/07/2017 To : 11/07/2018 £3,001
9 May 2016 Study UK Secretariat   From : 09/05/2016 To : 31/12/2016 £1,501
9 May 2016 Independent Higher Education Secretariat   From : 09/05/2016 To : 31/12/2016 £1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the International Students APPG

Former Members
Name Role Party Departed on
Ben Howlett Secretary Conservative 2 May 2017