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 Chinese border to remain closed until second half of 2022

Chinese border to remain closed until second half of 2022

Reports from Times Higher Education, the Wall Street Journal, and others all indicate that China’s current border restrictions will remain in place until the second half of 2022....

 How to build a better peer recruitment programme

How to build a better peer recruitment programme

Are you missing out on the power of peers or student ambassadors in your international recruitment effort? Some of the available data in this space suggests that many...

 Significant student housing shortages reported in the Netherlands

Significant student housing shortages reported in the Netherlands

Many students planning on going to the Netherlands this year for study will face a challenge in securing housing, and this challenge looks like it will intensify in...

 Canadian post-secondary institutions announce COVID vaccine requirements for 2021/22

Canadian post-secondary institutions announce COVID vaccine requirements for 2021/22

As students begin returning to Canadian university and college campuses this fall, they are checking not only their programme requirements and class schedules but also the COVID vaccine...

 Chinese universities operating under strict COVID protocols for new academic year

Chinese universities operating under strict COVID protocols for new academic year

The Chinese government has established a “zero tolerance” policy for COVID outbreaks, and this is already affecting higher education programmes and services for the coming academic year. A...

US statement sets stage for coordinated national strategy for international education

“Continuing to nurture a vibrant community of international students is a foreign policy imperative,” said US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, who was speaking this week at the...

UK: Crash in EU applicants for higher ed offset by continued growth from outside Europe

The UK application registry UCAS has released its latest round of applicant data following the 30 June deadline for undergraduate applications for the 2021/22 academic year. The numbers...

Foreign enrolment in the Netherlands stable during COVID but questions remain for coming academic year

The international student base in Dutch universities has been bolstered by continuing strong enrolment from within the European Economic Area (EEA), even during the pandemic. A recent report...

Canada adds Latin American and Caribbean countries to expedited student visa programme

Canada announced a significant expansion of its Student Direct Stream (SDS) on 9 July 2021, with students from seven new countries throughout the Americas now eligible to participate...

Survey highlights student views on returning to study abroad

A newly released survey report gathers responses from nearly 15,000 prospective and current international students to explore students’ perspective of returning to study abroad this year. Responses for...

One third of students with Australian study visas remain outside the country

In November 2020, a report from a Victoria University think tank projected that Australia could lose up to half of its foreign enrolment by mid-2021 if the country’s...

Brazil: Affordability will be key to unleashing demand for study abroad

Brazil remains severely affected by COVID-19 infection rates, but a year and a half into the pandemic, the country’s economy is beginning to rebound, at least in certain...

Safe arrival plan for international students approved for South Australia

A new “quarantine hub” in South Australia that will accommodate up to 160 international students has been recently approved by the Australian government and is expected to become...

France eases border restrictions with colour-coded system for international arrivals

The Government of France has announced that border restrictions have been eased as of 9 June under a green-orange-red classification model that spans the globe. A country’s assignment...

Survey shows US colleges anticipate a strong recovery in international enrolment

US universities and colleges are anticipating that international students will return, in-person, to campuses this fall. Fully 86% of surveyed institutions expect to offer students in-person study, and...