According to a recent report international and EU students contributed nearly a quarter of a billion pounds to the Welsh economy. Besides fees, economic benefits included a £23m annual boost to the tourist industry in Wales.
However, the impact of international students goes beyond the money. As the article in Wales Online notes, "Positive experiences of our universities contribute to a higher international profile for our nation and helps foster future business and cultural links."
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