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 UK students more interested in study abroad

UK students more interested in study abroad

The number of British students studying abroad is growing, and it looks like that will continue, with a new British Council survey showing that just over a third...

 India driving growth in applications to US graduate schools

India driving growth in applications to US graduate schools

International student applications to US graduate schools are up modestly this year, driven largely by surging student numbers from India, strong demand for advanced science and engineering programmes,...

 Ireland introduces reforms to student immigration system

Ireland introduces reforms to student immigration system

The Irish government has announced plans to proceed this year with major reforms to the country’s student immigration system. As many as ten private colleges closed in Ireland...

 Strong growth in Japan’s foreign enrolment in 2014

Strong growth in Japan’s foreign enrolment in 2014

After three years of minimal or no growth, Japan saw a notable spike in its foreign enrolment last year. The latest figures from the Japan Student Services Organisation...

 German student mobility continues to increase

German student mobility continues to increase

The latest report from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides a detailed view of student mobility in and out of Germany. It shows that the country’s foreign...

Canada: language enrolment up in 2014 but losing market share

A national survey released today shows that enrolment in Canadian language programmes increased marginally between 2013 and 2014. This follows a notable decline from 2012 to 2013 and,...

Finnish universities facing big budget cuts; fees for non-EU students back on the table

Students and higher education institutions in Finland are caught up in the austerity measures their government is preparing to impose. The Finnish economy has been contracting for the...

English-taught programmes in Europe up more than 300%

While Europe comprises nations with diverse policies and goals, the desire within the education sector to increase international mobility among students is a widely shared objective. A recent...

International students return net benefit of £2.3 billion to London universities

London has more top-ranked universities than any other city in the world, and it consequently is a magnet for international students. A new report produced by the UK-based...

EAIE measures the state of internationalisation in Europe

A majority of higher education institutions in 33 European countries say that increasing international revenue is not the main rationale behind their internationalisation initiatives. Instead, it is to...

Research paints a clearer picture of international secondary students in the US

A July 2014 report commissioned by the Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact at the Institute for International Education (IIE) finds that the number of inbound international...

Leading with the destination: A case study in location-based marketing

Spain’s Mediterranean city of Málaga has emerged as an important destination for international students in the country. In fact, some of its educational institutions have made the lure...

UK educators rally following Conservative election win

The Conservative and Labour parties were projected to battle to a very narrow election result in this month’s general election in the UK. In the end, it wasn’t...

Where Swiss students are going in 2015 and why

Of the roughly 40,000 Swiss students who go abroad to study every year, the vast majority choose language programmes. Studying a language in another country is a longstanding...

German language study on the rise worldwide

By population of native speakers, German is the 10th most-widely spoken language in the world. But when measured in terms of economic impact – that is, by the...