Social media users have been quick to blast the Home Secretary's decision

Theresa May plans to ban international students from working during their studies and looks set to force them out of the UK in a tough new government clampdown on immigration.

Labour says foreign students bring "billions of investment" into the UK while Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper described May’s immigration policy as being ‘in chaos’.

Some, however, have taken to Twitter to express their feelings on the move – in a less diplomatic way:

Some were actually (a bit) diplomatic:

Some didn't have a clue what was happening:

When one asked if the move was really true, this Twitter user envisioned a rather peculiar hobby the Home Secretary may have:

And, finally: