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 Measuring the international competitiveness of British higher education

Measuring the international competitiveness of British higher education

Two new research papers point to the declining competitiveness of British higher education relative to other major global...

 Further private college closures predicted in US

Further private college closures predicted in US

In 2015, Moody’s Investors Service famously predicted that the number of small US colleges that would close annually would triple by 2017. In the analysts’ frame of reference,...

 Jordan aims to further build its international enrolment

Jordan aims to further build its international enrolment

Jordan is emerging as an increasingly important regional study destination in the Middle East. Foreign student numbers...

 Irish study calls for expanded destination marketing and student supports

Irish study calls for expanded destination marketing and student supports

A newly published study commissioned by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and funded by the Irish Research Council has found that despite cuts to funding in recent years,...

 Saudi Arabia’s expanding higher education capacity

Saudi Arabia’s expanding higher education capacity

Following a dip in 2016, Saudi Arabia’s college-aged population has begun to grow again and is forecast to reach a cohort of about four million 18-to-24-year-olds by 2025,...

Adapting student advising to boost retention and degree completion

A new survey has found that one in four undergraduate students enrolled at US colleges believe that it will be difficult for them to graduate, with anxiety and...

China announces the closure of more than 200 TNE programmes

The Chinese Ministry of Education has approved the termination of 234 Sino-foreign partnership programmes and jointly managed institutions. The closures represent roughly 10% of the 2,342 Sino-foreign cooperative...

Report: Russia preparing for new recruitment drive in Western markets

The Russian government is planning to introduce a series of measures designed to encourage greater numbers of...

Google launches new college search feature

LinkedIn has its University Pages, Facebook is partnering with community colleges, and now Google has quietly – to the extent that one of the world’s tech giants can...

UK confirms funding and fees for EU commencements in 2019/20

For the third consecutive year – following similar announcements for 2017/18 and 2018/19 – the British government has confirmed that European Union students will remain eligible for student loans and...

Mapping the factors driving outbound student mobility in Ghana

There are a number of underlying characteristics fuelling increased demand for study abroad in Ghana. They include...

Canada moves to speed student visa processing for selected Asian markets

Students from China, India, Vietnam, and the Philippines applying for full-time study at Canadian institutions or schools can now access a new, expedited student visa processing stream just...

Top-ranked Indian universities will now offer full online degrees

The Indian government has stepped back from a 2016 ban and will now allow accredited, top-ranked universities to offer full...

US ELT numbers continue downward trend

Enrolment in Intensive English Programmes (IEPs) in the US continued to decline in 2017, with student numbers down...

Seven in ten foreign students plan to stay in Germany after graduation

A survey of prospective students finds that affordability is key factor for those considering study in Germany...