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 UK ELT reporting continued recovery through summer 2022

UK ELT reporting continued recovery through summer 2022

The Q3 results of English UK’s Quarterly Intelligence Cohort (QUIC) programme have just been released, providing a fresh look at the performance of the UK’s English-language teaching (ELT)...

 UK transnational education expands at fastest rate ever

UK transnational education expands at fastest rate ever

The sixth edition of Universities UK’s “The scale of UK higher education transnational education” report shows that the UK – already the leading provider of transnational education (TNE)...

 Industry groups call for change as youth bookings for UK remain far below pre-COVID levels

Industry groups call for change as youth bookings for UK remain far below pre-COVID levels

A survey of more than 80 agents who book junior student groups for summer camps and other ELT programmes in Europe reveals that 83% fewer students in this...

 Norway moving towards tuition fees for non-EU students in 2023

Norway moving towards tuition fees for non-EU students in 2023

A Norwegian government proposal to introduce tuition fees in 2023 for international students pursuing degree studies could deter up to 80% of non-EU students from choosing to study...

 Study recommends that the UK invest more in European student recruitment

Study recommends that the UK invest more in European student recruitment

A new study from Universities UK International (UUKi) and Studyportals finds that the UK’s exit from the EU in early 2020 has lessened UK universities’ ability to recruit...

Germany’s foreign enrolment reaches record high with increase of 8% in 2021/22

The number of international students enrolled in German higher education institutions grew by 8% to reach approximately 350,000 students in the 2021/22 academic year, according to the German...

UK removes visitor visa requirement for Colombian travellers

Colombians have long been able to travel to the 26 European countries in the Schengen Area without a visa. But the same has not been true of the...

More than 400,000 international students are now studying in France

France enrolled more than 400,000 international students in 2021/22 according to Campus France. This represents an 8% increase over the previous year. This is the second year of...

India and Nigeria driving surge in UK visa grants this year

The UK’s Home Office is reporting a record number of study visas granted for the fiscal year ending June 2022. The UK granted nearly 487,000 sponsored student visas...

UK ELT shows real gains through second quarter of 2022

Compared to the same period a year before, there were many more students enrolled in English Language Teaching (ELT) centres in the UK in Q2 2022. Those students...

UK resumes priority visa processing

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has restored its priority processing services for a range of eligible visa classes, including student visas, as of 12 August 2022. The service...

Search analysis tracks student interest in English-taught degree programmes in Europe

Studyportals has released a new high-level summary of student demand for degree programmes in Europe. The findings are based on tens of millions of pageviews on Studyportals websites...

France lifts all remaining COVID travel restrictions

France’s Ministry of the Interior has announced that all remaining restrictions for foreign travellers have now been removed. This updates the previous guidance for international arrivals, under which...

Spain moving to expand partnerships and student recruitment in Africa

Morocco is an important international student market for Spain, sending close to 7,000 students in 2019/20. Now, the Spanish government has announced an ambition to attract not just...

What if there is no room? The link between student housing and enrolment capacity

A recent blog post from Alex Usher, president of the industry consultancy Higher Education Strategy Associates, makes a case that housing supply is looming as a significant issue...