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Japanese government asks universities to close social sciences and humanities faculties

A recent survey of Japanese university presidents found that 26 of 60 national universities with social science and humanities programmes intend to close those departments...

US universities see 32% increase in Indian enrolment in 2015

The latest indicator of surging Indian enrolment in US education comes in the form of the August 2015 SEVIS by the Numbers report from the...

Brazil’s Science Without Borders programme facing cuts in 2016

Short on time? Here are the highlights: A weakening economy has led to a 40.3% budget cut in Brazil’s Science Without Borders programme The programme...

Challenges in Vietnamese higher education contributing to demand for study abroad

A youthful population and a growing economy continue to fuel Vietnam’s status as one of the most important emerging education markets in Asia. But higher...

Kuwait: Expanded scholarship support helping to drive growth in outbound mobility

An oil-rich country in the Middle East, Kuwait is sending its students abroad in growing numbers following several years of economic growth and expanded government...

Indian engineering graduates held back by limited English

A new study finds that poor English-speaking skills are limiting the employment and earning prospects of India’s engineering graduates. India produces roughly 600,000 engineers each...

South Africa’s language schools face declining enrolment due to immigration policy

South Africa has emerged as an increasingly popular regional and global destination for students in recent years, due to its appeal as a “stepping stone...

Australian education exports reach AUS$18 billion in 2014/15

Australia’s international education sector has now booked a solid two years of good news. After a few years of decline from the high water mark...

Demand for study abroad in Venezuela hampered by currency controls

Venezuela is an international education market that has shown significant growth in recent years, but economic troubles and political tensions have spilled into all sectors...

Ukraine: Education reforms and demand for study abroad continuing to take shape

The Ukrainian government passed an ambitious higher education reform package into law on 1 July 2014, marking a major turning point for an education system...

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