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Study argues Australian universities are too reliant on Chinese students - ICEF MonitorStudy argues Australian universities are too reliant on Chinese students

A new paper entitled The China Student Boom and the Risks It Poses to Australian Universities argues that some Australian universities are playing with fire...

survey-measures-student-concern-about-gun-violence-in-the-usSurvey measures student concern about gun violence in the US

Last year, two major studies conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and global education advisors IDP revealed growing concerns among American institutions as...

dutch-government-to-reduce-funding-for-internationalisationDutch government to reduce funding for internationalisation

In 2021, the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) will reduce the subsidy it provides to Nuffic, the government agency responsible for the...

Australia’s ELICOS sector flat in 2018

English Australia’s National ELICOS Market Report for 2018 shows that enrolments in Australia’s English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students sector grew by 1% last...

Chinese students are valued in the US, says US Assistant Secretary of State

US Assistant Secretary of State for Education and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce took the opportunity to “clarify misperceptions people have on the US government’s stance...

Ireland moves to online visa renewals for Dublin-based students

The Irish government has announced a new online system that will allow some non-EU students to renew their visas online. The online renewal option will...

New Zealand puts the emphasis on student experience

One year ago, New Zealand Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced the New Zealand Education Strategy 2018–2030 at the annual NZIEC conference. The 2019 edition...

Public sector providers an important driver of Canadian language programme growth for 2018

Newly released data reveals that enrolment in Canada’s language programmes grew by 6% from 2017 to 2018, with Canadian language schools booking a 2% increase...

Canada adds Pakistan to its expedited student visa programme

In 2018, Canada consolidated a series of pilot programmes to expedite processing for study permits (study visas) for students from selected Asian markets. In June...

Germany increases deposit requirement for foreign students

In Germany, there are three ways that non-EU international students can show proof of financial means for their first year of study as part of...

US colleges continue to strengthen links with education agents

Partnerships with agents are part of a multifaceted recruitment strategy for many American colleges, and representatives at private high schools in the US report that...

France awards first “Bienvenue en France” quality designations

France’s Minister of Higher Education, Frédérique Vidal, has awarded an initial round of “Bienvenue en France” quality labels to 25 higher education institutions. The announcement...

Africa’s pressing need for targeted skills training

Africa’s youth population is currently estimated at 250 million, a staggering figure in terms of the potential for African economies as well as the number...

China’s push to expand vocational education

In countries across the world, post-secondary education is increasingly expected to further the immediate employment needs of graduates and to fill skills gaps in economies....

UK survey maps career outcomes of foreign graduates

A newly released survey provides a unique snapshot of the employment outcomes for foreign alumni of British universities. International Graduate Outcomes 2019 was commissioned by...

New Zealand moving to smooth pathways between language learning and degree studies

With the stroke of a pen, a new agreement between two peak bodies in New Zealand will help to structure and standardise pathways between the...

Germany’s foreign enrolment grew again in 2018

An annual trends report from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) shows that the number of international students in Germany has climbed once again, with 374,580...

Widespread reports of work permit delays for foreign students in US

There has been a dramatic increase in international student participation in Optional Practical Training (OPT) in the US over the last several years. The programme...

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