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UK: Is the net migration question back on the table?

The British press is reporting that Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to reverse her long-held position against removing international students from net migration totals...

brazil-shutting-science-without-bordersBrazil shutting down Science Without Borders

After more than a year of speculation, the fate of Brazil’s prominent Science Without Borders (Ciência sem Fronteiras, or CsF) mobility programme has at last...

online-learning-still-expected-pressure-traditional-higher-education-modelsOnline learning still expected to pressure traditional higher education models

It wasn’t all that long ago, somewhere around 2012, when alarm bells were ringing on university campuses around the world. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)...

Foreign enrolment in Dutch universities doubled over past decade

Foreign enrolment in the Netherlands reached a record high in 2016/17. The country now hosts more than 112,000 international students, nearly three-quarters of which (81,392)...

Germany’s foreign enrolment continues to grow

Germany can see 350,000 from here. That is the number of students that the country aims to host by 2020, and the latest figures from...

Canadian universities reporting a bump in applications for 2017

Official national statistics have yet to be announced for 2016 – and won’t be available for 2017 for many months – but we continue to see early...

UK government signals increasing emphasis on transnational education

With international enrolment in the UK essentially flat over the last three years, it is not surprising that UK educators and policymakers alike are placing...

Japan’s employment outlook helping to drive foreign enrolment growth

For some time now, Japan has held to an ambitious goal to host 300,000 foreign students by 2020. It looked for a number of years,...

Four in ten US colleges reporting a drop in applications for fall 2017

Only hours before it was to come into effect on 16 March, two US federal judges moved last week to block the Trump administration’s revised...

UK: Higher education holding; poised for growth in ELT

Foreign enrolment in British higher education has been essentially flat for the last couple of years. Meanwhile, student weeks in English Language Teaching (ELT) programmes...

US: New travel ban the latest change in immigration policy

The early months of Donald Trump’s presidency have been marked by a number of notable immigration developments, particularly a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries that...

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately, including the latest in digital trends, the keys...

Bangladesh: Middle class growth helping to drive demand for study abroad

South Asia – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka – is home to about 25% of the world’s population. Perhaps somewhat overshadowed by its larger neighbours,...

Foreign enrolment hits new record in Australia

Australia’s international student enrolment hit a new high in 2016 to reach a total of 554,179 for the year. The latest data from the Australian...

Kenya cracks down in sweeping review of higher education quality

A sweeping audit of Kenyan universities has found widespread issues with respect to student admissions, progression, and the awarding of degrees and certificates. Carried out...

Montreal tops global list of student cities

The latest ranking of study destinations scores 125 cities around the world according to the ranking of their higher education institutions, attractiveness to international students,...

US: International graduate enrolment up in 2016 but applications slowing

The number of first-time international students enrolled in graduate programmes in the US grew again last year, up 5% over 2015 and on par with...

Four types of “ROI content” every college website should have

The following is a guest post from Higher Education Marketing, a digital marketing agency based in Montreal, Canada. It was originally presented on the Higher Education...

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