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Cost of living rises for students in France by three times the rate of inflation

August 23, 2017 France

People looking to study at university in France this year will find that their living costs have increased with a new report suggesting they are up by just over 2%, three times higher than inflation. The 2017 rise in costs for students is more than twice the increase seen in past years, according to an […]

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Brexit and higher fees blamed for fewer EU citizens applying to study in the UK

July 13, 2017 United Kingdom

Fewer people are applying to go to university in the UK and there has been a drop in numbers from European Union countries, which could be down to cost and Brexit. The latest official figures from the admissions service UCAS shows that for those entering university for the new term starting in September there was […]

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UK urged to continue to welcome students from EU and worldwide post Brexit

May 26, 2017 United Kingdom

The Brexit settlement that the UK reaches with the European Union over the next two years should be one that continues to welcome overseas students, according to the universities sector. There is concern that the number of EU students applying to study in the UK is falling as they are concerned about what their status […]

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Countries need to develop sophisticated strategies to attract international students

April 12, 2017 Australia

Countries like Australia, the United States, Canada, France and New Zealand are set to develop more sophisticated strategies to attract international students as the sector is becoming increasingly competitive. The international student market is an expanding industry and students are becoming more selective in terms of choosing where to study, a new report suggest. It […]

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UK and US no longer as popular with foreign students due to Brexit and Trump effect

January 24, 2017 United Kingdom

European students no longer see the UK as the most attractive English speaking country to study with countries like Canada and Australia moving higher up the wish list, several new pieces of research suggests. Brexit could be to blame, according to a study from UK based Red Brick Research which found that Canada tops the […]

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Enquiries for accommodation suggests EU students still want a British education

January 16, 2017 United Kingdom

The UK is still proving popular with overseas students despite the decision to leave the European Union with new research showing that enquiries for accommodation increased in the final quarter of 2016. Indeed, the number of European students seeking accommodation almost tripled during the fourth quarter of the year, suggesting that they are not put […]

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More than a million international students now studying in the US

November 17, 2016 America

More international students than ever before are opting to study in the United States with their numbers reaching a million for the first time, new research shows. Overall, an increasing number of students are crossing the globe to gain practical, international experience that they can apply in their careers and life in a global society, […]

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Concerns voiced over Brexit effect on international students in UK

October 4, 2016 Britain

The UK has some of the best universities in the world which attract students from many different countries, but concerns are being voiced about falling numbers. It is now more expensive than ever to study at a British university with fees from £9,000 a year, higher for some of the top institutions, but the number […]

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Australian and NZ expats must now pay UK health surcharge

May 20, 2016 Australia

Expat from Australia and New Zealand in the UK are now subject to the country’s health surcharge under changes announced to make the NHS cost burden fairer. Nationals from these two countries had been exempt from the £200 per person charge which was introduced for non-European Union citizens a year ago, but from 06 April […]

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American students attracted to studying overseas by a wide range of options

April 27, 2016 America

More college students in the United States are pursuing a broader range of international educational activities as studying overseas becomes more popular, according to a new report. In particular, “non-credit” education abroad (NCEA) is rising despite the fact that the student do not receiving academic credit for them, says the study by the Institute of […]

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Students worry about cost and isolation when studying abroad

September 14, 2015 India

More British students would like to spend some time studying abroad but they worry about the cost, being lonely and say there is a lack of information on overseas opportunities. Many believe that spending time abroad will increase their employability, academic success and personal development, new research has found. But they often don’t know where to […]

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US sees growth of international students seeking high school diplomas

August 28, 2015 America

It is well known that the United States attracts lots of international students, but the country’s high schools are also proving popular as they are regarded by expat families in particular as a preparation route. It is estimated that almost one million international students are now beginning the new academic year at a US college […]

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UK cracks down on visa fraud among non-EU students

July 16, 2015 Britain

The UK government has announced major changes to the visa rules for non-European Union students which are aimed at cracking down on those who abuse the immigration system. They also address issues that have emerged whereby it is deemed to be ‘too easy’ for overseas students to get work and stay on in the UK […]

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