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 UK ELT sector preparing for Brexit

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...

 New scheme aims to boost student mobility within Latin America

New scheme aims to boost student mobility within Latin America

The UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC) has just published a new study that reveals that intra-regional mobility numbers are lower in...

 Mongolian outbound higher than estimated, most of it going to Asian powerhouses

Mongolian outbound higher than estimated, most of it going to Asian powerhouses

Just over three million people live in the East Asian country of Mongolia today, a small population that accounts for the relatively small number of Mongolian students who...

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

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...

 Recruiting from Indonesia in a context of increased competition

Recruiting from Indonesia in a context of increased competition

The number of Indonesian students abroad is growing, and these students are considering a wider variety of destinations...

Canada: Study permit rejection rates on the rise

New data released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) charts a distinct increase in rejection rates for international students applying for a study permit (i.e., a study...

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...

Moroccan and Senegalese students now eligible for Canada’s expedited visa processing system

Students from Morocco and Senegal can now access Canada’s Student Direct Stream (SDS), an online system that offers faster visa processing times for students from certain countries. Morocco...

South Korea reporting big gains in foreign enrolment

International student numbers in South Korea grew again this year. This represents the sixth consecutive year of growth...

New Zealand introduces new electronic travel authorisation and levy

Immigration New Zealand has announced that a new electronic travel authorisation will be in effect as of 1 October 2019. The new authorisation – the New Zealand Electronic Travel...

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...

Canada: New international education strategy focuses on diversification and outbound mobility

Canada’s new international education strategy includes significant funding for market diversification, with particular focus on digital recruitment...

Study argues Australian universities are too reliant on Chinese students

A new paper entitled The China Student Boom and the Risks It Poses to Australian Universities argues that some Australian universities are playing with fire with a growing...

Survey measures student concern about gun violence in the US

Last year, two major studies conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and global education advisors IDP revealed growing concerns among American institutions as well as international...

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...