18 novembre 2015

The Netherlands: 1 in 10 students is international

By Natalie Marsh. Figures from 2014-2015 show that one in ten students on Dutch higher education campuses were international. According to statistics from the centre for the internationalisation of education in the Netherlands, EP-Nuffic, the number of international students in the country reached nearly 90,000 last year, up from 70,389 the previous year. More...

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Russia: new language exam could help failing outbound market, say agents

By Beckie Smith. A new push to promote foreign language learning in Russian public education is likely to fuel an increase in demand for outbound study in the coming years, stakeholders have said. More...

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UK colleges to lose millions due to visa changes

By Beckie Smith. Independent colleges which enrol international students in the UK could each lose more than £300,000 a year by 2017 due to student visa changes, Study UK has said. More...

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ELT agents attempt to assuage crisis fears

By Beckie Smith. Despite economic and political tensions in key ELT source markets, national initiatives to promote foreign language learning and a strengthening link of languages to employability continue to drive demand for study abroad in Brazil, Spain, Russia and Turkey. More...

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US increases work rights for Nepalese students

By Beckie Smith. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement is easing visa restrictions during 2016 for Nepalese students facing severe economic hardship as a result of the earthquake in May, enabling them to work an increased number of hours while studying and reduce their course load where applicable. More...

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Dutch agency joins Information Planet network

By Beckie Smith. Global education agency network Information Planet has added a Netherlands-based agency to its group, bringing its total partnerships to 39 offices in 13 countries. More...

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Teaching quality, new provider access top UK policy green paper

By Beckie Smith. The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has released a set of proposals to provide a fast-track route for institutions to gain degree-awarding powers and drive up teaching standards for the whole of the UK’s higher education sector. More...

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Int’l ed career training targets newcomers

By Natalie Marsh. An online professional development programme has been launched, targeting people interested in kick-starting a career in international education. More...

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EF EPI: Latin America improving but Europe still best in English

By Natalie Marsh. Government-backed initiatives to improve English proficiency in Latin America are paying off as the region improves its results in the latest English Proficiency Index from EF. Worldwide, however, Europe still claims the highest level of English as a second language. More...

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QS survey: graduate studies sought for better career prospects

By Natalie Marsh. Increasingly, international students feel bachelor’s degrees aren’t enough to secure long-term career paths, according to a new report from QS Quacquarelli Symonds. More...

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