13 juillet 2016

Brexit spells uncertainty for EU universities

By Beckie Smith. In the aftermath of the UK’s historic EU referendum, universities in Europe have been caught up in the vacuum of uncertainty created by Brexit. Speaking with The PIE News, stakeholders discussed the likely fall in incoming UK students over the coming years but said they are hopeful that it could be offset by growing interest from students from other EU states. More...

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New partnerships for Study Group in US expansion

By Beckie Smith. Global education provider Study Group has announced two new partnerships in the US, as well as the launch of a new pathway at one of its existing pathway centres, as the company strives to further its reach in North America. More...

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Study UK relaunches as Independent Higher Education

By Beckie Smith. Study UK, the representative body for independent HE and FE providers, is relaunching today under the name Independent Higher Education. As part of a major overhaul of its strategy, the association will step back from its representation of non-HE members. More...

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ELS expands in Japan, India to support US growth

By Beckie Smith. ELS Educational Services is undergoing a strategic expansion to support its pathway growth in the US that will open up new recruitment channels in Japan and India, along with a major leadership reshuffle to support its strategy. More...

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US: Long-awaited SEVP guidance “coming soon”

By Beckie Smith. Long-awaited guidance from the US Student and Exchange Visitor Program on conditional admission, pathway programmes and English proficiency is due to be published “in several weeks”. An online student portal for OPT is also in the works for later in the year. More...

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Canada: $10m boost for mobility scholarship fund

By Beckie Smith. A Canada-based scheme that funds mobility scholarships for projects promoting global leadership between Canada and the Commonwealth has welcomed a CAN$10m contribution from the International Development Research Centre. More...

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Deliver on your promises to international students, UK HE told

By Beckie Smith. Restrictive visa policies and harsh rhetoric might present problems for the UK HE’s international reputation, but stakeholders cannot rely on the policy landscape changing any time soon. More...

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Rahul Gandhi, AAERI, India

By Beckie Smith. As president of the Association of Australian Representatives in India, Rahul Gandhi wants to see the association grow into a global brand standing for quality among education agencies. He talks about AAERI’s beginnings, the challenges facing Indian students and how his own agency, Take Off Education, has become wise to non-genuine students. More...

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India: open up to foreign providers, recommends think tank

By Beckie Smith. Foreign universities could help to meet booming demand, bring much-needed foreign investment and drive up quality in India’s higher education system, according to the think tank tasked with crafting proposed policy for foreign HE providers to operate in the country. More...

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US: New MOOC, grants from study abroad branch

By Beckie Smith. The US State Department’s study abroad branch will shortly award its first study abroad engagement grants and is in the process of developing a MOOC, both to help institutions build participation in internationalisation. The branch has also recently completed an evaluation of the state-backed Gilman scholarship programme. More...

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