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Net migration figures push 250,000

28 Aug 2014 | By

Net migration has risen to 243,000 in the past year, dashing government hopes of meeting its target, although student immigration has remained stable.

Overseas master’s student asks why she was allowed on to course Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

Postgraduate claims that her English was not up to scratch

Stamp out Qatar ‘forced labour’, Labour MP tells alma mater Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

Shadow minister and UCL alumna calls on university to do ‘all it can’ to stop practice on overseas site

Southeast Asia ‘needs a strong sector identity’ Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

British Council report recommends that the region develop an identity revolving around a student experience based on links with employers

UCL accused of shirking moral duty to workers at Qatar campus Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Union claims it has evidence of forced labour and exploitation at the Education City complex in Doha

HEA’s International Scholarship awards axed Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

£140,000 2014 programme scrapped because of ‘significant budget cuts’

Polish academics return from Silicon Valley ‘willing to take risks’ Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Elite scholars are visiting the universities of Stanford and Berkeley in a mission to boost the country’s standing in a European innovation index

Amity University seeks site in London for 5,000-student campus Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

Indian private university searches for site as it signals an interest in partnerships with UK institutions

Spain scraps university entrance exam for foreign students Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

Selectividad test removed in effort to drive up traditionally low number of entrants from abroad

Fly down to Rio, then stretch your horizons Subscription

31 July 2014 | By Donna Bowater

For UK institutions seeking international partners, there is much potential in Brazil outside the three big cities

Bank announces £550 million for university projects

30 Jul 2014 | By

The Santander banking group is to invest €700 million (£550 million) in university projects over the next four years, a conference has heard.

University of Sunderland suspends recruitment at London campus Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

Overseas students due to start courses in August told not to travel to the UK in the wake of the visa fraud inquiry

London universities highlight Indian student scholarships

12 Jul 2014 | By

London universities have launched a fresh attempt to woo Indian students in the face of a huge drop in the number coming to study in the UK.

Stronger Asian systems could reduce student numbers in UK Subscription

10 July 2014 | By

Observatory on Borderless Higher Education report author urges UK universities to factor in growth of transnational education

Visa fraudsters ‘preying on’ London branch campuses Subscription

3 July 2014 | By

UK parent institutions face questions over their procedures and monitoring of capital operations

Glyndwr visa licence suspended amid Home Office crackdown

24 Jun 2014 | Updated: 25 Jun 2014 | By

Universities of West London and Bedfordshire also told they cannot sponsor new international students

International student stabbed to death in Essex

19 Jun 2014 | By

A woman stabbed to death in Essex has been identified as a Saudi Arabian student who was taking an English language course at the county’s university.

Sunderland agrees to waive year-abroad fees

15 Jun 2014 | By

The University of Sunderland has joined a growing list of institutions who have decided to waive fees for language students on a study year abroad

QAA warning over UK international branch campus definition Subscription

12 June 2014 | By

Standards watchdog calls on universities to beware misleading students about overseas facilities

International institutions unite to bolster liberal arts Subscription

12 June 2014 | By

16-member Global Academy of Liberal Arts aims to help reassert value of non-STEM study

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