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Despite a slight decrease in the number of new international commencement in the US over the past few years, the country is still the first study destination by a long shot, with almost 1.1 million international students in 2017/18 – although just under 20% of the 2017-2018 cohort were technically on student visas but undertaking post-study work via the OPT scheme.

Study permits

Work rights during a course

Post-study work 

Students from Canada and Bermuda don’t need a visa.

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