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 Ireland announces 24-month “stay back option” for international postgraduates

Ireland announces 24-month “stay back option” for international postgraduates

The Irish government has extended the period during which foreign graduates of masters and doctoral programmes may remain and work in the country after their studies. Under Ireland’s...

 EU applications to UK higher education down 7% for 2017

EU applications to UK higher education down 7% for 2017

Earlier this month, higher education delegates to the British Parliament’s Exiting the European Union Committee provided further evidence of declining volumes of admissions applications from EU students. Speaking to...

 Russia: Education agents optimistic as economy strengthens in 2017

Russia: Education agents optimistic as economy strengthens in 2017

Three out of four Russian agents expect to refer more students abroad in 2017 than they did last year. This is one of the top-level findings of a...

 Growth in France but market share still slipping

Growth in France but market share still slipping

International enrolment in France grew again last year, with a year-over-year increase of 3.6% that saw the country hosting 309,642 foreign students in 2015/16. This builds on 2014/15’s...

 UK: Projecting Brexit fallout as non-EU enrolment stays flat

UK: Projecting Brexit fallout as non-EU enrolment stays flat

Earlier today, British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped to the podium at Lancaster House in London and set out 12 guiding principles for the UK’s departure from the...

Looking back on 2016: The year in review

2017 is just around the corner, and, just before we usher it in, we are pleased to present our fourth annual review of the year past. The following...

Foreign enrolment in Russia triples over past decade

A new report from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) finds that the number of foreign students enrolled in Russian universities has increased...

Early indications of a notable drop in EU enrolment in the UK

New data from the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) reveals a 9% drop in the number of European Union students applying for admission to British universities...

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately, including best practices for multi-lingual websites, Donald Trump’s effect on US...

Survey reveals motivations of postgraduate students in emerging markets

We love a good student survey around here, and QS is out this month with an interesting new slice of data that focuses on the motivations of international...

Annual ranking says Europe still leads on English proficiency

The 6th annual EF English Proficiency Index (EPI) was released yesterday, and, as always, it provides a fascinating window into levels of English proficiency in regions and countries around...

Scotland continues to press for post-study work rights

The UK government has rejected a call for expanded post-study work rights for international students in Scotland, but the Scottish government is continuing to bring the issue forward....

Four megatrends that are changing the competitive landscape of international education

Slowing growth, a booming middle class, shifting destination market share, and new regional study destinations are helping to set a new competitive dynamic in international education. 1. Slower...

2016 Agent Barometer survey reveals important shifts in destination appeal and student perceptions

Key findings from the 2016 ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer were released yesterday at the ICEF Berlin Workshop. Now in its tenth year, the Agent Barometer remains the industry’s...

New minister signals change for Russian higher education

Russia has a new Minister of Education and Science and she sees change ahead for the country’s universities. Appointed to the post in August, Olga Vasilyeva replaces the...