13 février 2019

BBC uncovers more than 250 YouTubers promoting academic cheating

By Kerrie Kennedy. A BBC investigation has uncovered more than 250 prominent YouTube stars who are actively encouraging students across the globe to purchase coursework from an ‘essay mill’ based in Ukraine. More...

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SEVP figures reveal changing US source markets

By Kerrie Kennedy. The number of Asian students pursuing academic or vocational studies in the US is decreasing, with Saudi Arabian and South Korean numbers showing “stark declines” in the 12 months to March 2018,  the latest report from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement has revealed. More...

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International students in UK flock to join ‘luxury’ members club

By Kerrie Kennedy. A growing number of international students are brushing off the cheap drinks and meal-deal stereotype in favour of a champagne lifestyle by joining a private club that provides concierge services to students in London – with an eye-watering top-tier annual membership of £7,200. More...

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Social media ‘fair game’ say admissions staff

By Kerrie Kennedy. More than two-thirds of US college admissions officers said that it’s fair to visit applicants’ social media profiles to help decide who gets in, a recent survey has found. One in 10 admitted they had revoked an incoming student’s offer because of what they found on social media. More...

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Brexit could open new markets – QS survey

By Kerrie Kennedy. While uncertainty remains among international and EU students regarding the impact of Brexit, there are significant opportunities for the UK higher education sector to grow the number of international students from key markets in Asia and Africa, the latest QS Enrolment Solutions survey has revealed. More...

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UK & Chile sign MRA into operation

By Kerrie Kennedy. A Mutual Recognition Agreement between the UK and Chile is now in operation, having formally come into effect in Chile in April 2018, UK NARIC has confirmed. More...

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UK: Slow uptake in study abroad, but student profile increasingly diverse

By Kerrie Kennedy. While significant work is needed to further increase the number of UK students going abroad, a more diverse range of undergraduates are choosing to take on a period of mobility, the fourth annual UUKi Gone International report has revealed. More...

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Twin UK & Dublin language school partner

By Kerrie Kennedy. Twin Training International, the International arm of education and career training organisation Twin Group, has announced a joint venture with language school Chapterhouse in Dublin. The school will initially operate as Twin Chapterhouse Dublin. More...

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Chinese students in US need greater support

By Kerrie Kennedy. A co-founder of international student organisation and agency WholeRen Group has called for greater support systems to be offered to Chinese students studying in the US to help them succeed in the country’s academic system. More...

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Oman & Ireland sign MoU on higher education

By Kerrie Kennedy. The MoU provides for the mobility of professors and researchers as well as students, exchange of visits, particularly in the fields of science and technology, and execution of joint research projects. More...

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