13 février 2019

UK: Non-EU applications hit ‘record high’

By Kerrie Kennedy. The demand for an undergraduate education in the UK remains strong despite the uncertainties of Brexit, with the latest UCAS figures revealing non-EU applications hit a record high 58,450 as of January 2018. More...

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Possible limit on Chinese visas “devastating”

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Trump administration is considering placing visa restrictions on Chinese students coming to the US and ending a program that allows frequent travellers to obtain visas that last 10 years – a move that has been described by CEO of NAFSA Esther Brimmer as potentially “devastating”. More...

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India & France sign MoU to boost student mobility

By Kerrie Kennedy. India and France have signed a MoU for mutual recognition of academic qualifications and paving the way for a stronger education exchange between the two countries. More...

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British Council to cease operations in Russia

By Kerrie Kennedy. The British Council has been ordered to cease operations in Russia, following a diplomatic row over a nerve agent attack in the UK which left a former Russian spy and his daughter critically ill. The British Consulate in St. Petersburg will also be forced to close, with 23 British diplomats given one week to leave the country. More...

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NAFSA awards eight HEIs for excellence

By Kerrie Kennedy. Eight higher education institutions across the US have been recognised by NAFSA’s annual Simon Awards for outstanding achievements in campus internationalisation. More...

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Education is key to the inclusion of immigrant students – OECD

By Kerrie Kennedy. Immigrant students are struggling to integrate into schools in many EU member states due to lower socio-economic status and language barriers, a report by the OECD has revealed. The report also found that students with an immigrant background often lack a sense of belonging to their school community and are more likely to be affected by schoolwork-related anxiety. More...

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Int’l teacher forum inspires ‘Growth beyond Grades’

By Kerrie Kennedy. More than 1,300 delegates convened in the Middle East for the fourth annual Teacher Skills Forum to hear international education experts discuss key trends under the theme of Growth beyond Grades. More...

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Malta: 87,000 int’l ELT students in 2017

By Kerrie Kennedy. More than 87,000 international students attended ELT schools in Malta in 2017 – an increase of 13.6% on 2016 figures – Malta’s National Statistics Office has revealed. More...

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Nuffic data reveals Dutch recruitment diversity

By Kerrie Kennedy. The international student population in the Netherlands is becoming increasingly diverse and now includes 162 nationalities, the latest Nuffic research has revealed. On average, international students make up 12.2% of the entire Dutch student population. More...

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India looking to recruit more African students

By Kerrie Kennedy. Indian universities are aiming to attract more students from Africa with the promise of affordable fees and educational standards comparable to those in Europe and the US, representatives attending the Indian Education Expo 2018 have said. More...

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