15 janvier 2020

Japan targets int’l workers with PSW boost

By Viggo Stacey. Japan has implemented measures to create more opportunities for international students to find work in the country, government ministers have announced, as stakeholders warn current policies are not helping the country meet its demand for highly-skilled workers. More...

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US: 65% of students from emerging markets look beyond political climate

By Viggo Stacey. The current US political climate has little effect on the interest of more than half (65%) of prospective students from emerging markets in Africa, Central America, and South America when considering the country for study abroad, a survey has found. However, students have raised concerns around visas and support services at US institutions. More...

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UK parliament votes down Erasmus+ clause

By Viggo Stacey. UK members of parliament voted against a clause which would have required the government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU’s Erasmus+ program. More...

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King’s House School to open in Pakistan

By Viggo Stacey. King’s House School and Nursery is the latest UK independent school to announce a branch overseas, with classes to begin at its location in Pakistan in September 2020. More...

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Canada mourns victims of Iranian plane crash

By Viggo Stacey. The Canadian higher education community is reeling after discovering many international students and staff were among those killed when Flight 752 from Iran crashed on January 8. More...

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Germany: visa waiting times “discouraging and demotivating”

By Viggo Stacey. Prospective students seeking to study in Germany were affected by multi-month visa waiting times at embassies around the world in 2019, with students in India, Morocco and Cameroon being affected by waiting times up to one year. More...

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NTU welcomes bilingual bank to campus

By Viggo Stacey. National Taiwan University in Taipei City is to host E.Sun Commercial Bank’s first bilingual branch on its campus, aiming to improve services for the university’s international students. More...

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Canada: BC institutions post $340m surpluses

By Viggo Stacey. Higher education institutes across the Canadian province of British Columbia posted surpluses of over $340 million in 2018/19, Black Press Media has revealed after analysing the statements of 25 universities and colleges. More...

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Estonia gained over €10m in taxes from students, as PSW uptake rises

By Viggo Stacey. International students in Estonia contributed over €10 million in tax over the previous two academic years, research from Statistics Estonia has revealed, as the country contends to boost its attractiveness as study destination with a generous post-study work offer. More...

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Agents: direct bookings harm student outcomes

By Viggo Stacey. An increase in students directly booking courses with education providers online will result in a dip in student satisfaction, agencies attending the EuroAsia Workshop in Turkey have said. More...

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