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Young adults regret not going overseas

6 Nov at 9 AM

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A British Council commissioned poll has disclosed people under 25 years old are likely to regret the missed opportunity of working or studying in another country. Populus quizzed 2,100 UK adults last month as part of a programme to arm youngsters with the requisite skills needed to survive in today’s global workplace. Four fifths of the...

More students spend time working and studying abroad

19 Oct at 9 AM

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Statistics published by the British Council show that more university students in Scotland are choosing to take advantage of the opportunity to spend time abroad as part of their course. Over the past five years the figure has grown by around 40 per cent. According to the British Council the surge in numbers is a result of more...

Four million global students become expats

18 Sep at 3 PM

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A report issued last week has revealed that 4.1 million higher education students are studying in countries not their own. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) says that 83 per cent of the students are studying in G20 nations and that Luxembourg had the highest proportion of overseas students enrolled at its...

Students flee New Zealand due to job concerns

28 Feb at 6 PM

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Finding employment is among the biggest worries for tertiary students these days – so much so that large numbers are planning to leave New Zealand when they complete their studies, reports the New Zealand Herald. This is what an online survey by Colmar Brunton of over 1,000 students discovered when carrying out the research for Student...

Canadian students urged to study overseas

6 Feb at 12 PM

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Leaders in universities across Canada are attempting to attract more foreign students, while at the same time trying to encourage more Canadian higher educations students to consider spending time abroad. As reported in the globe and mail, a meeting of university presidents in Ottawa last week had some leaders point out that if Canada’s...