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UK aims for more international students

30 Jul at 9 AM

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A UK government initiative launched yesterday aims to increase the numbers of overseas students enrolled at academic institutions in the country. The programme called International Education, Global Growth and Prosperity has been designed to attract 20 per cent more foreign students than current numbers. According to the Times Higher...

UK unis slam bond plan for foreign students

27 Jun at 9 AM

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Universities in the UK have slammed the government’s plans to introduce a deposit for overseas students and visitors to ensure they return home. University administrators say the proposed £3,000 bond flies in the face of the government’s promises not to introduce more hurdles preventing overseas students from coming to the UK. If the...

Indians shun study abroad courses

30 May at 9 AM

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Indian academics have reported there is an increasing trend among the nation’s students to take higher educations courses in-country. They say stricter visa regulations in traditional host destinations such as the UK is one of the main factors behind the trend. According to figures published in the Calcutta Telegraph, the number of...

UK language association stages Libyan exhibition

23 May at 10 AM

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The UK’s top language teaching association has successfully staged a two-day exhibition in the Libyan capital city of Tripoli. English UK held the event, which ended yesterday, at the city’s Mahari Radisson Blu Hotel. A number of English language tuition academies, colleges and universities in the UK were represented at the...

UK unis lose flavour with Indian students

21 May at 9 AM

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Students in one of India’s biggest cities are showing increased interest in graduate courses at alternative universities to those in the UK and the US. Counsellors at a one-day education fair in Hyderabad over the weekend said students now seemed more willing to entertain the idea of doing degree courses in alternate countries including...

Foreign business students abandon UK

22 Jan at 2 PM

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A report due out next Monday will show that there has been an alarming decrease in the number of overseas students taking MBA courses in the UK. Data collected for the Financial Times global ratings will show that only four top UK business schools accepted more than 100 Master of Business Administration students at the start of the current...

Overseas students face penetrating interviews

27 Dec at 9 AM

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The UK’s Home Office has revealed more details about the interview procedures it is in the processing of setting up for non-EU students applying to study here. A spokesperson said the new interviews were designed to ascertain that the applicant was in fact a bona fide student. Home secretary Theresa May had stated earlier this month...

UK universities slide down premiere league table

4 Oct at 9 AM

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A British education ratings report has revealed that universities are steadily slipping down the league table in global rankings. The Times Higher Education World Rankings shows that for the academic year of 2012-13, only 10 of the country’s universities are now in the world’s top 100. This is a drop of two when compared with...

Boarding schools claim overseas pupils not migrants

29 Sep at 9 AM

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The organisation representing boarding schools in the UK says overseas pupils should not be included in the country’s net immigration figures. The Boarding Schools Association (BSA) has written an open letter in which it claims lumping international boarders in with immigrants could deter them from choosing the UK and endanger an industry...

UK to count departing overseas students

15 Sep at 9 AM

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The UK universities minister said this week the coalition government planned to alter the way foreign students are included in the total immigration figures. Addressing a meeting held at Keele University, David Willetts said the National Statistics Department was trying to devise new ways of measuring international students actually still in...