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 UK restores two-year post-study work visas

UK restores two-year post-study work visas

Editor’s note: After some initial confusion around when foreign students would be able to obtain post-study work visas, the UK government has confirmed that “any eligible student who...

 Survey highlights motivations for foreign students in Germany

Survey highlights motivations for foreign students in Germany

More than three-quarters of international students in Germany said the country was their first or second choice among...

 Dutch government to reduce funding for internationalisation

Dutch government to reduce funding for internationalisation

The Dutch government will reduce funding for Nuffic, the peak body for internationalisation of education in the country...

 Ireland moves to online visa renewals for Dublin-based students

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 only be available...

 Germany increases deposit requirement for foreign students

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 their visa application....

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 was made at...

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 Universities UK International...

Germany’s foreign enrolment grew again in 2018

International student numbers increased 4.4% last year, which is a slightly slower rate of growth than the 5.5% registered...

Economic impact of foreign students in Spain estimated at €2.2 billion

There are nearly 500 million native Spanish speakers worldwide, meaning that Spanish is the second most commonly spoken...

Survey highlights challenges for foreign students in the Netherlands

A survey of foreign students in the Netherlands highlights that many struggle to connect with their Dutch peers...

Ireland: Number of non-EEA students in higher education jumps by 45% over five years

The number of new international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) pursuing higher education in Ireland jumped by 45% between 2013 and 2017 according to a...

Report seeks to measure the “Brexit sensitivity” of prospective students

An advance data release from the QS International Student Survey 2019 reaffirms the prevailing views of prospective students with respect to the UK’s pending departure from the European...

British ELT stable in 2018 but performance is uneven across private and public centres

After rebounding strongly in 2017 after three years of decline, the UK’s English Language Teaching (ELT) sector held onto – but did not further increase – its gains...

Turkey removes international student quotas and signals recruitment strategy

Turkey announced earlier this month that it would remove nearly all limitations on foreign student enrolment in the country’s universities. Up to this point, international enrolment in Turkish...

Malta: ELT weeks down; expanded work rights for students

Malta’s ELT (English Language Training) sector plays an important role in the country’s overall tourism industry, accounting for 8% of total tourist nights and 6.5% of total visitor...