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 China announces the closure of more than 200 TNE programmes

China announces the closure of more than 200 TNE programmes

The Chinese Ministry of Education has approved the termination of 234 Sino-foreign partnership programmes and jointly managed institutions. The closures represent roughly 10% of the 2,342 Sino-foreign cooperative...

 New Zealand’s foreign enrolment dipped in 2017

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...

 India set on becoming a major regional study destination

India set on becoming a major regional study destination

India has set a goal to quadruple its foreign student numbers, and to host 200,000 visiting students, by 2023...

 Universities UK renews call for clarity on Brexit terms

Universities UK renews call for clarity on Brexit terms

The UK and European Union reached an important milestone in the Brexit talks last month. On 19 March, negotiators formalised an agreement for a 21-month transition period running...

 Indonesia prepared to welcome foreign universities

Indonesia prepared to welcome foreign universities

Indonesia has a long-running, on-again-off-again strategy to open up its higher education system to foreign providers. The legislation that provides for such foreign participation in higher education delivery...

Ireland to create new technological universities

Ten of the 14 institutes of technology in Ireland have embarked on a process that will lead to the establishment of up to four new...

Canada books 20% growth in 2017

Driven by continuing strong numbers from China and a notable expansion of Indian enrolments, Canada hosted a record...

Leading MOOC provider announces full degree programmes

Coursera, the world’s largest MOOC platform by enrolment, has announced that it will launch six new degree programmes...

Survey reveals important shifts in student decision making

A global survey of study abroad applicants finds that the US and UK remain the preferred study destination of a majority...

US F-1 visas down nearly 17% in 2017

New data from the US State Department points to a marked decrease in the number of F-1 visas issued to international students in 2017. The F-1 visa class...

Australia welcomed more than 600,000 foreign students in 2017

International enrolment in Australia reached a new high in 2017, with 13% growth over the year before and a total count of...

The rapid expansion of English-taught programmes in Turkey

One of the very interesting stories in higher education this decade is the continuing expansion of English-taught programmes...

Australia: Offshore delivery growing but more slowly than in-country enrolments

New data from the Department of Education and Training (DET) provides an interesting snapshot of the offshore delivery of Australian higher education. The DET report sets out some 2015...

Germany ranked as most attractive study destination in Europe

An annual ranking of European study destinations places Germany at the top of the table as the most attractive...

Notable growth in international applications to British universities this year

Having tallied “on time” applications to British universities for the 2018/19 academic year, the UK application...