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 British government confirms funding and fees for EU students

British government confirms funding and fees for EU students

UK Universities Minister Jo Johnson announced on 11 October that European Union students applying to begin studies at an English university for the 2017/18 academic year will continue to...

 UK Home Secretary signals a two-tiered visa system

UK Home Secretary signals a two-tiered visa system

The British government is considering further restrictions on student visas in line with its often-stated goal to reduce net migration to the UK. In a 4 October speech...

 New Irish strategy sets ambitious goals for 2020

New Irish strategy sets ambitious goals for 2020

Irish Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton released Ireland’s new international education strategy today. Irish Education Globally Connected: An International Education Strategy for Ireland, 2016-2020 launches a new...

 French government calls for new strategy for transnational education

French government calls for new strategy for transnational education

France is lagging behind in transnational education and needs a new national strategy to expand its market share of higher education programming abroad. This is the central conclusion...

 Consortium announces major expansion of MicroMasters programmes

Consortium announces major expansion of MicroMasters programmes

Founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2012, edX is the world’s second-largest provider of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Along with other leading...

OECD report highlights internationally mobile students in advanced higher education

The OECD’s annual Education at a Glance report is a handy reference for a wide range of education metrics across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s 35...

British educators call for Brexit clarity

The annual European Association for International Education (EAIE) conference was held in Liverpool last week. It was the first major international education conference in Europe following the UK’s...

Ukrainian students optimistic, outward-looking

A British Council survey of more than 1,200 young Ukrainians finds a high degree of optimism for the country’s future as well as a strong international outlook. More...

Report: British PM orders new visa review

Reports have been swirling in recent weeks of a further immigration crackdown in the UK. Immigration remains a hot political question in British politics. And, in the wake...

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately: recruiting tips for smaller institutions, big moves in TNE, and China’s...

Strengthening the connection between education and employment

For many students and families, education is the path to new or better careers and, ultimately, to a better future. This expectation is a key driver of demand...

Survey finds increasing focus on online channels among higher education marketers

A global survey of nearly 200 higher education marketers finds that digital continues to claim a growing role in student recruitment this year. QS Digital Solutions ran its...

EU proposes changes to work permit policies

A recent OECD report recommends the European Union reform its legal labour migration policies to make it easier for foreign graduates to obtain work permits. Recruiting Immigrant Workers:...

Junior language travel market continues to develop

Junior students have become an important growth segment in recent years, especially in Europe, where students under age 18 now compose a significant proportion of language travel enrolments....

Germany’s international enrolment grew again in 2015

The number of international students in Germany increased by nearly 7% between 2014 and 2015. This marks a sixth straight year of growth, a third year in which...