09 janvier 2019

“Reciprocate fee levels” after Brexit says UK HE body MillionPlus

By Patrick Atack. An association of 20 British universities has called on the UK government to introduce “fee reciprocity” for EU students once the nation has left the European Union. More...

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David Game College partners with Dutch uni

By Patrick Atack. David Game College, an international school in the heart of London’s financial district, has signed an MoU with Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, to offer ‘top-up’ programs to Dutch students, and further courses to other international students. More...

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Students and educators caught in Saudi-Canadian row, with no instructions

By Patrick Atack. Canadian educators have told The PIE News that government officials are yet to contact them amid a diplomatic spat between the country and Saudi Arabia, which escalated quickly and has included threats to remove all Saudi Arabian students currently studying in Canada. More...

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Dubai focuses on student wellbeing at OBHE’s Global Forum

By Patrick Atack. When transnational education provision and international branch campuses are mentioned, it’s rarely long before someone mentions Dubai. The huge investment in the sector, with two ‘free zones’ easing administration and delivery, and benevolent local authorities have created this image. More...

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UK: youth mobility boosts economy – BETA

By Patrick Atack. The movement of under-35’s to the UK for education boosted the British economy by as much as £18.1bn in 2017, according to new statistics released by the British Educational Travel Association in conjunction with StudentMarketing. More...

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US HEIs challenge unlawful presence restrictions on F, J and M visas

By Patrick Atack. Following the announcement by the Trump administration of new restrictions on international students ‘unlawful presence’, which will give students less leeway when avoiding penalties at the end of their stay, four institutions have launched legal proceedings to block the move. More...

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EasyUni sets focus on Indonesia for growth

By Patrick Atack. EasyUni, an online student portal for students across Asia and the Middle East, has announced a new office in Jakarta. It forms part of a continuing strategy for the Malaysian company to take advantage of uneven supply and demand for higher education in south east Asia. More...

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US student barred from entering Israel

By Patrick Atack. The case of a US student with a study visa to enter Israel has risen to the country’s Supreme Court, after she was detained for allegedly participating in “activities and actions against the State of Israel,” referring to her membership of BDS groups. More...

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UK: MAC report recommends post-study work, but not a new visa

By Patrick Atack. A relaxing of some post-study work rights is the good news in the freshly published Migration Advisory Committee report in the UK – but the committee has ruled out the suggestion from industry that students should be removed from immigration statistics. More...

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Academic freedom “fundamental” after UAE ruling

By Patrick Atack. The UK HE sector has championed the importance of academic freedom and the imperative to put security of students and staff first, following the United Arab Emirates sentencing a British PhD student to life imprisonment for alleged spying. More...

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