18 mars 2016

Int’l students in UK caught up in Tier 2 visa scam

By Ruhi Khan. A visa scam involving at least half a million pounds has been unearthed in London where unscrupulous immigration consultants have made money from international students by promising them a work visa after completion of their studies. More...

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“UK ELT faces structural change,” stakeholders are told

By Sara Custer. The UK’s ELT sector is set to undergo a structural change that will see providers selling on value instead of volume, offering greater product sophistication, using alternative recruitment channels and introducing dynamic pricing models. More...

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UK: students say word of mouth recommendations, video most effective

By Sara Custer. Recommendations from family and friends is one of the biggest influences for students choosing where to study English, it was revealed by international students. Thirty took part in roundtable discussions organised by The PIE News at the English UK marketing conference last week. More...

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France: new app aims to boost language tourism

By Natalie Marsh. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, along with Campus France, has developed a mobile app that aims to promote France as both a tourist and a language destination. More...

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Hotcourses: US most searched-for destination, UK loses share

By Natalie Marsh. The US was the most searched for study destination of 16 million enquiries made on the global search platform, Hotcourses, last year, according to a first-of-its kind report released by the company. More...

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English Australia ESL lesson breaks world record

By Natalie Marsh. The world’s biggest English lesson took place in Sydney, Australia this week, breaking the world record, with students from 62 different nations taking part. More...

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IIE opens fund for students from Syria, Yemen

By Beckie Smith. The Institute of International Education has created an Emergency Student Fund to support students from Syria and Yemen in need of urgent financial aid. More...

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Australia: international education exports hit record $19.65bn

By Beckie Smith. Revenue from international students in Australian education institutions grew by more than A$2bn in 2015, making international education Australia’s third largest export, contributing $19.65bn to the country, preliminary figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics have shown. More...

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Universities Scotland: cost of PSW loss £250m

By Beckie Smith. The loss of the UK’s two year post-study work visa has cost the Scottish economy over £250m since the programme ended in 2012, Universities Scotland has said. Scotland’s First Minister has also publicly called for the reinstatement of the Tier 1 visa allowing students to work after graduation for the first time. More...

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EU: Half of secondary students learned two foreign languages

By Beckie Smith. Just over half of all secondary school pupils in the EU studied two or more foreign languages in 2014, new statistics from Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office, have shown. More...

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