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 Erasmus+ funded a record number of international placements in 2018

Erasmus+ funded a record number of international placements in 2018

The massive scale and impact of the Erasmus+ exchange programme is very much in focus in a newly released European Commission report. The Erasmus+ Annual Report 2018 highlights...

 Brexit will not affect EU students in 2020

Brexit will not affect EU students in 2020

Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won a large majority in the UK’s December 2019 general election. That victory has now paved the way for Britain to exit the European...

 Foreign enrolment in UK higher education up 6% for 2018/19

Foreign enrolment in UK higher education up 6% for 2018/19

There were more than 485,000 international students enrolled in UK higher education institutions in 2018/19...

 ELT sector in the UK stable in summer 2019

ELT sector in the UK stable in summer 2019

Total student weeks were up modestly for the junior segment but there was a small decrease in the adult segment in Q3 2019...

 Slowing in Chinese commencements for most major study destinations

Slowing in Chinese commencements for most major study destinations

Educators and governments in the major English-speaking study destinations – Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States – have known for some years that the flow of...

French court ruling puts planned fee increase in doubt

Open access to public higher education is a deeply held value in France, so much so that French students attend university virtually for free, as do students from...

2019 Agent Barometer: Optimism for year ahead and insights on destination preferences

The 2019 survey sampled the largest number of qualified agents ever in a record number of countries...

UK’s business schools highly reliant on international postgraduate students

A new report from the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) analysed data from the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and found that between 2015/16 and 2017/18,...

UK ELT sector preparing for Brexit

As this post is published, on 2 October, there is less than a month to go before the 31 October deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the...

British universities prepare for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit

Half of the 75 British universities that responded to a recent Universities UK survey conducted to assess the level of...

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

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

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

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

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....