Ghana comes in third as African country with highest number of students in UK

Ghana comes in third as African country with highest number of students in UK

Ghana is the third African country with the highest number of students pursuing tertiary education in the United Kingdom.

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According to figures from Studying-in-UK.org a total of 1,475 Ghanaian students are in UK universities.

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Egypt is the number one African country with the most students in UK (2,570) and Kenya is second with 2,190 students studying in UK universities.

Out of the 1,475 Ghanaian students, 1,080 of them are pursuing a postgraduate degree, representing 72%.

The annual statistical report about international enrollment in the UK also revealed that England was the most popular choice for Ghanaian students compared to other countries in Europe.

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The report also showed that the United Kingdom is the second most patronized study abroad destination for foreigners. It hosts over 458,000 international students.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that majority of Ghanaians say corruption has increased under the NPP government in 2018.

A new Afrobarometer survey says government is doing a poor job in fighting corruption.

The report indicated that the government’s anti-corruption efforts have declined sharply since 2017 after more than doubling in the previous three years.

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