Study Brazil has met with several
government departments, hoping
to develop the nation’s inbound
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The higher education capacity
crisis is forcing students to look
overseas, with many opting for the
UK, Ghana and Malaysia.
A Direct Student Stream for faster
processing of visa applications
from China, India, Vietnam and
Philippines has been launched to
attract Asian students.
A new FELTOM survey
showed Maltese net
ELT revenue is up
4.9% though it has not
returned to 2014 levels.
The All Party Parliamentary Group for
International Students has begun its first
inquiry, as Brexit nears and stakeholders ask
for more clarity. Meanwhile, the government
has confirmed EU students will pay domestic
fees if they begin a university course in 2019.
École Polytechnique has
joined the EuroTech Universities
Alliance, which aims to solve
modern societal challenges.
A WES report found many
US HEIs are reporting
declines, which many attribute
to global competition and the
political environment at home.
A Mutual Recognition Agreement
has been signed between Chile
and the UK, aiming to promote
mobility across the Atlantic.
NOKUT has launched an automatic
qualification recognition tool to ensure
students from neighbouring Scandinavian
nations will be recognised in Norway.
With Brexit fast approaching, QQI
has welcomed cabinet approval of a
Bill that will enhance its powers and
usher in the long-awaited International
Education Mark, a quality mechanism.