05 décembre 2019

Politicians of all stripes fear loss of EU students, post-Brexit

By Patrick Atack. In a remarkable change of tack, Conservative politicians have joined Labour and Scottish National Party counterparts to protest the potentially harmful effect Britain’s exit from the European Union may have on international students in the UK. More...

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Estonia augments its post-study work offer

By Patrick Atack. The Estonian government is keen to augment the post-study work opportunities it offers international students and it is running targeted networking events to facilitate job offers for its international graduates with businesses in the country. More...

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‘Creative Spark’ funding extended another year

By Patrick Atack. The British Council has extended its ‘Creative Spark‘ program in eastern Europe to accept new applications from enterprise-focused institutions interested in improving internationalisation. More...

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Scottish HE leaders brand Brexit visa plans ‘crass’

By Patrick Atack. As many in London brace themselves for three crucial Brexit votes in parliament, universities and educators further north are calling for a change to the planned visa arrangements, which would come into place if no deal can be agreed and the UK ‘crashes out’ of the EU. More...

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UK IntlEd firm named “Export Champion”

By Patrick Atack. M2R Education has been named a ‘Northern Powerhouse Export Champion’ at a ceremony supported by the UK government’s Department for International Trade. The Wakefield-based company recruits teachers for British international schools and language centres globally, and is a COBIS supporting member. More...

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Professional awards safe from Brexit – NARIC

By Patrick Atack. UK NARIC, the agency contracted by the government to assess international education and improve recognition of awards globally, has sought to reassure those with professional qualifications that even a hard ‘no-deal’ Brexit would not threaten their awards’ recognition. More...

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International students in Spain in limbo with residency permit delays

By Patrick Atack. Many international students in Spain have been left without access to basic rights such as the ability to rent a flat or open a bank account due to bureaucratic delays that have doubled the wait time for residency permits. More...

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CEU Vienna campus confirmed for 2019

By Patrick Atack. Central European University has announced the opening of its Vienna campus, which marks an important milestone in the battle between the George Soros-backed institution and the Hungarian Fidesz government. More...

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New ‘No Deal’ paper sparks fears across int’l sector

By Patrick Atack. Planning for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit situation has increased in pace and tone on both sides of the English Channel, as politicians made clear that the continuing impasse in the UK parliament is increasing the likelihood of the nation “crashing out” of the bloc. More...

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UK minister confirms new int’l strategy

By Patrick Atack. Damian Hinds, the UK government’s education minister, confirmed at the Education World Forum in London that he is working “across government” to solidify a new strategy on international education. More...

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