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NYU Abu Dhabi workers entitled to better, report finds

17 Apr 2015 | By

Thousands of workers who built New York University’s campus in Abu Dhabi were excluded from the institution’s enhanced labour standards, an independent report says.

Manchester Met spent £1.2m on ‘Vilnius memo’ libel case Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

FoI request reveals UK institution’s legal costs in action that Vilnius University settled for £112,500

Agents line up bulk of international signings at dozens of universities Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

THE FoI requests reveal use of recruiters by UK institutions to be highest among post-92s

Queen Mary to open private medical school in Malta Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

London university to charge students £25,000 a year to study at Gozo institute

Saudi delivers undiplomatic verdict on UK universities Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

‘Lower standards’ at some institutions a result of rush to recruit overseas students, says embassy’s cultural attaché

Research network aims to bring East Asia closer to UK

24 Mar 2015 | By

A new network has been launched at a UK university to help develop research partnerships between East and Southeast Asia and Europe

Ucas applicants ‘welcome influence of overseas students’

19 Mar 2015 | By

University applicants welcome the presence of international students on campus and believe they will improve learning experiences, a survey suggests.

Uclan sets aside £2.8m to cover losses overseas Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

University says that provision should be seen in context of a £10 million surplus across the institution as a whole

Visa regime rolls out amid fears about its impact Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

Sector frets over how requirement for biometric residence permit and lack of overseas English testing options may affect enrolments

Arab émigrés ‘have a duty’ to help their home nations make strides Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

Head of Association of Arab Universities also urges the West not to ignore the plight of Syrian academics and students

Win imitation game with overseas trademarks Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

UK universities must register in regions of transnational activity, lawyer advises

Mobile students earn more, study finds Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

Those who spend part of their degree overseas tend to earn more in their first job and are less likely to be unemployed six months after graduating

Bucks New University’s visa licence suspended

11 Mar 2015 | Updated: 11 Mar 2015 | By

Institution exceeds limit on visa refusals

Attitudes hold back region, inaugural MENA Universities Summit hears Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

At THE summit in Qatar, Gulf states hear that culture of entitlement must go

Canadian studies scholars quit UK foundation Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Removal of academic board member from body supporting study of Canada in the UK spurs resignations

Glyndwr faces continued student visa restrictions after review

03 Mar 2015 | By

Strict conditions on Glyndwr University’s licence to recruit international students are to be maintained, following a Home Office review

Language test providers announced after scandal

25 Feb 2015 | By

Only two awarding bodies accrediting Secure English Language Tests, used to assess overseas students’ language capability, will be approved by the UK government from April.

UK losing out to US and Australia in race for overseas students

24 Feb 2015 | By

The UK’s slight growth in international student recruitment over the past year overshadows a “global underperformance” when compared with other countries, an analysis has warned

MPs attack government on student visa changes

24 Feb 2015 | By

The government must allow overseas students to stay in the UK after graduation to work as current rules are “jeopardising Britain’s position in the global race for talent”, MPs warn

Newcastle University to open London campus

23 Feb 2015 | By

Plans for a London branch campus teaching 1,200 students have been announced by Newcastle University.

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