20 février 2017

Navitas partners with University of Idaho

By Beckie Smith. Navitas has signed a pathway partnership with the University of Idaho, its eighth in North America, continuing its ambitious expansion strategy on the continent. More...

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Japan eases residence rules for nursing students

By Beckie Smith. Foreign nursing care students in Japan will soon be able to obtain residence status after qualifying without first undertaking work experience, under new regulations coming into force this year that aim to attract more foreign workers to fill a healthcare skills gap. More...

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Rising fees for EU students, tougher controls could lose UK £2bn a year – study

By Beckie Smith. The UK economy could stand to lose as much as £2bn a year post-Brexit if the Home Office tightens controls on international students further, according to detailed economic modelling of the UK’s higher education system. More...

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UK HE: non-EU enrolments flatline as Indian students plummet

By Beckie Smith. Stagnation of non-EU student numbers at UK higher education institutions shows no sign of abating, as the latest HESA statistics show international enrolments flatlined in 2015/16. Indian student numbers continued to fall, as Malaysia pushed into second place for the first time. More...

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Housing Anywhere raises €5m in VC

By Beckie Smith. Dutch student rental listings startup Housing Anywhere has raised €5m in Series A funding that will be used to fuel its continuing expansion into Western Europe and the US. More...

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CVC grows study travel arm with Experimento buy

By Beckie Smith. Brazilian travel agency behemoth CVC has strengthened its presence in the study travel market with the purchase of Experimento, one of the country’s oldest education agencies. More...

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Russia: international student spending hits $1.4bn

By Beckie Smith. Spending by international students in Russia reached $1.4bn in 2015, following a decade of growth that saw foreign enrolments almost triple to over 280,000, new research has shown. More...

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Report slams ‘one-dimensional and flawed’ international university rankings

By Beckie Smith. Institutions and governments should ignore the results of highly influential international higher education rankings, the UK’s Higher Education Policy Institute has charged. Its urging comes on the back of a report that claims university rankings are based on data that is “unreliable and sometimes worse” and skew too heavily towards research. More...

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NAFSA rebrands to better reflect its core values

By Amy Baker. NAFSA has introduced a new logo and strapline, replacing “Association of International Educators” with “Connecting People. Changing the World.” The new-look launched in February and has been very well received, says the US association. More...

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London rises, Montreal wins in latest student city index

By Amy Baker. The bilingual French-English city of Montreal in Canada is officially the best student city in the world, according to the latest QS Best Student Cities ranking, with Paris dropping to the number-two position and London rising up the ranks to be considered the third best. More...

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