Expat Forum For People Moving Overseas And Living Abroad banner

students

  1. Articles: Europe
    As political turmoil continues in the UK over the Brexit deal that will allow the country to leave the European Union, many expats are left in a state of uncertainty, not knowing what will happen in a just a few weeks time. Universities in particular are concerned as the issue affects students...
  2. Articles: Europe
    Students from the European Union starting university and college courses in England next year will still be eligible for Government backed loans to cover tuition fees until they graduate, it has been confirmed. With a lot of certainty still existing over the impact of Brexit on students, the...
  3. Articles: Europe
    Germany is the top country in Europe for international students, scoring 80.7 out of a possible 100 in the latest rankings from a study portal providing information on English taught courses. In Second place is the UK, followed by France, the Netherlands and then Russia at number five. The rest...
  4. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    The number of people moving to New Zealand eased slightly in the 12 months to January 2018 with students from India and China down significantly. Annual net migration had reached a record high of 72,400 in July last year, but that has now slowed to 70,100, according to the official data from...
  5. Articles: Asia
    Student mobility is set to slow worldwide in the next decade as they seek higher quality education and realise that going overseas will not necessarily provide that, new research suggests. According to the report from the British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural and...
  6. Articles: Europe
    The Mayors of key locations in the UK want international students to feel welcome amid concerns that the numbers applying to study have slowed sharply. They want the British Government to rethink its policies on international students and see them as the asset that they are, not just for...
  7. Articles: Europe
    A pilot scheme that streamlines the process for international students studying for a Masters degree at British universities to get a visa is being extended. Some 23 universities have been added to the scheme which started out two years ago with the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Bath...
  8. Articles: Americas
    More parents around the world would consider a university education abroad for their children with those from Asia most like to do so, new research has found. Some 42% of parents want their offspring to have a higher education abroad, up from 36% in 2016, according to an in-depth international...
  9. Articles: Europe
    Students who study abroad are less likely to suffer from long term unemployment as well as being sought after because of their experience, new research suggests. Some 64% of employers value international experience and consider it important for recruitment, according to research from the...
  10. Articles: Americas
    The number of American students studying abroad has increased as has the number of international students undergoing a period of higher education in the United States, new research shows. And for the second year in a row US colleges and universities have hosted more than a million international...
  11. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Most people moving to New Zealand are aged 15 to 39 and they are most likely to move to Auckland, the country’s biggest urban centre, official figures show. It is well documented that New Zealand is one of the world’s most popular nations for expats and figures from the official statistics...
  12. Articles: Asia
    An international education is highly regarded among young people from Asia, but while their experience studying abroad is largely positive, many feel that once they return home there is a lack of support. Students from Asia tend to pay higher fees to study at universities in countries such as...
  13. Articles: Europe
    The British Home Secretary has ordered a detailed study on the social and economic impact of international students, which will influence policy on immigration after Brexit. Universities have reported a fall in the number of students from European Union countries applying to study in the UK and...
  14. Articles: Europe
    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...
  15. Articles: Europe
    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...
  16. Articles: Europe
    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...
  17. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    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...
  18. Articles: Europe
    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...
  19. Articles: Europe
    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...
  20. Articles: Americas
    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...
Top