Other online profiles, including one on a dating website, also suggested that rather than 16, he was in fact 22 years old.
Stanikzai who is currently living with his uncle, Jan Ghazi, 37, in south London, insisted he had exaggerated his age on the dating website in order to impress girls and denied ever having been enrolled at Jahan University.
The Home Office scheme to allow unaccompanied children from the jungle into the UK, came under intense scrutiny after critics claimed many of those who were allowed in looked much older than 17.
Migrants who are found to be over 18 can still apply for asylum but will have their cases dealt with under the adult system.
Child refugee allowed into UK had spent three years at university – Telegraph.co.uk