20 janvier 2020

FutureLearn & U Glasgow launch online degree

By Kerrie Kennedy. FutureLearn and the University of Glasgow have announced an expanded partnership which sees the University of Glasgow deliver its first online degree on the FutureLearn platform. More...

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LAL expands into Spain with Las Palmas centre

By Kerrie Kennedy. As part of LAL Language Centres‘ strategic expansion plans to capitalise on global demand for language learning abroad, the group has announced that Language Campus/Idiomas GC in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, will be joining as a LAL Partner Centre from January 2020. More...

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Mountlands Language School to rebrand

By Kerrie Kennedy. Mountlands Language School in the UK’s South West region has announced it will be rebranded as Hello!Exmouth from September 2019. More...

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China pushes int’l numbers to record high – UCAS

By Kerrie Kennedy. A record 33,630 international students from outside the EU have been accepted onto degree courses in the UK driven by a 32% rise in accepted applicants from China, new UCAS data has revealed. More...

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Canada: ONCAP & ILAC announce partnership

By Kerrie Kennedy. Private equity platform ONCAP has announced it has reached an agreement to partner with ILAC, the largest private English language school in Canada with campuses in Toronto and Vancouver. The terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. More...

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Global economic impact of int’l students estimated at $300bn

By Kerrie Kennedy. International students pursuing tertiary education had an estimated global economic impact of $300 billion in 2016, new figures from StudyPortals have revealed. However, the confluence of higher costs and lower prospects of work threatens the sustainability of international student mobility. More...

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India: study abroad startup raises $1m

By Kerrie Kennedy. Noida-based study abroad start-up AdmitKard has raised $1 million in a pre-Series A funding round to help it expand its presence across 100 cities in India. The round, which saw participation from India and Australia- based investors, was led by Australian edtech fund Growth DNA. More...

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UUKi & BC India launch Study in India program

By Kerrie Kennedy. Universities UK International and British Council India have launched a bilateral pilot program to support collaboration between UK universities and their Indian partners and send UK students to India during their studies. More...

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US: agents’ role surveyed by NACAC

By Kerrie Kennedy. Research by NACAC into strategies for recruiting first-time international students has revealed that commission-based agents play an important role at a significant number of US institutions. But despite the benefits of partnering with agents, some “inherent risks” were also noted. More...

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Irish gov’t passes bill to protect staff & students at English language schools

By Kerrie Kennedy. Plans to introduce a long-awaited International Education Mark in Ireland can finally be realised as part of newly-passed legislation that establishes protections for the staff and students of English language schools in the country. More...

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