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 Canada expands biometric requirements for study permits

Canada expands biometric requirements for study permits

Canada is expanding its use of biometrics for applicants for visitor visas, work permits, study permits, or permanent residence. Effective 31 July 2018, all applicants from countries in Europe,...

 Report: Russia preparing for new recruitment drive in Western markets

Report: Russia preparing for new recruitment drive in Western markets

The Russian government is planning to introduce a series of measures designed to encourage greater numbers of...

 Google launches new college search feature

Google launches new college search feature

LinkedIn has its University Pages, Facebook is partnering with community colleges, and now Google has quietly – to the extent that one of the world’s tech giants can...

 UK confirms funding and fees for EU commencements in 2019/20

UK confirms funding and fees for EU commencements in 2019/20

For the third consecutive year – following similar announcements for 2017/18 and 2018/19 – the British government has confirmed that European Union students will remain eligible for student loans and...

 US Supreme Court upholds travel ban

US Supreme Court upholds travel ban

On 26 June, the US Supreme Court upheld a September 2017 presidential proclamation that limited travel to the United States by citizens of several, mainly Muslim-majority countries. Known informally...

Mapping the factors driving outbound student mobility in Ghana

There are a number of underlying characteristics fuelling increased demand for study abroad in Ghana. They include...

Global survey compares student decision factors across study destinations

We are pleased to present the following guest post from Joseph Burrow, i-graduate’s director for client services in...

Let them talk: The power of student reviews

Prospective students are highly influenced by online peer reviews of schools and destinations. The availability of candid student...

US ELT numbers continue downward trend

Enrolment in Intensive English Programmes (IEPs) in the US continued to decline in 2017, with student numbers down...

UAE announces five-year student visas and residency opportunities

International students studying in the United Arab Emirates will now be eligible for a five-year student visa, replacing the one-year visa term in place until now. In addition,...

2017 marks another year of growth for Ireland’s ELT sector

The number of ELT students in Ireland grew by 8% in 2017, representing a third consecutive year of growth for...

US student visa data the latest indicator of international enrolment trends

The latest SEVIS by the Numbers report provides a snapshot of foreign enrolment in the US as of 5 March 2018. It finds the number of international students in...

Some notable shifts in sending markets for Malta’s ELT providers

A new report highlights some important shifts in source markets for Malta’s English Language Teaching (ELT) centres during a year of significant growth in 2017. As we reported...

International student survey reveals new opportunities for competitive differentiation

A new global survey reinforces the importance of career outcomes in the decision making of prospective...

New Zealand’s foreign enrolment dipped in 2017

Partial-year data for 2017 indicates a softening in international student numbers in New Zealand last year. Education New Zealand’s latest data release reflects year-to-date trends for the first two...