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 Governments expanding and promoting non-degree training in key markets worldwide

Governments expanding and promoting non-degree training in key markets worldwide

Get ready to hear the term “middle skills” more often. It refers to jobs that require more education than a high school diploma but less than a four-year...

 UK introduces tougher immigration rules for universities and colleges

UK introduces tougher immigration rules for universities and colleges

The British government has announced tighter controls on institutions that sponsor international students to study in the UK. Under the current rules, universities and colleges can maintain their...

 The study abroad market in Oman

The study abroad market in Oman

Oman is an Arab-speaking nation of 3.1 million people. UNESCO estimates that there are more than 6,300 Omani students enrolled in higher education abroad, but other sources put...

 Five for Friday

Five for Friday

We are pleased to present the latest instalment in our occasional column “Five for Friday.” The following is a quick hit-list of some of the more eye-catching and...

 When it comes to university rankings, what really counts?

When it comes to university rankings, what really counts?

We all pay attention to university rankings. For students and parents, they can be an important guide in choosing a university. For institutions, policy makers, and politicians, they...

 Foreign enrolment in German universities reaches record high

Foreign enrolment in German universities reaches record high

Germany is well on its way to an ambitious goal of hosting 350,000 foreign university students by 2020. The latest figures released this month by the German Academic...

 As Royal Society calls for changes to UK schools, demand for British education remains strong

As Royal Society calls for changes to UK schools, demand for British education remains strong

A new report released by The Royal Society calls for sweeping reforms to how science and mathematics are taught in British secondary schools. The proposed reforms are designed...

 Tuition increases should be paired with increased student aid, says new report

Tuition increases should be paired with increased student aid, says new report

A recently released European Commission study finds that, when they are balanced with expanded financial aid for students, increases in tuition fees do not negatively impact higher education...

Facts & Figures

Worldwide MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) enrolment reached 110 million people in 2019. Read more

Education agents refer 75% of Australia’s international students. Read more

45% of Indonesian high school students said they could go abroad for study only if a scholarship were available. Read more

20.5% increase in the number of Brazilian students abroad in 2018 compared with 2017. Read more

12.7% Increase in the number of German students who went abroad for language study in 2018 compared with 2017. Read more