REGIONAL NEWS

AFRICA

An Overview of Excellence Initiatives Across the Continent

In January former president of the Association of African Universities (AAU), Goolam Mohamedbhai, wrote an article for University World News detailing continental higher education reform efforts in Africa. As part of that article ...

AMERICAS

New Pathways Provider to Open Campus Centers in U.S. and Brazil

The U.S.-based education company Bridge has announced it will begin offering pathway programs by opening four centers on university campuses in the United States and Brazil, preparing international students for study at U.S. universities.

ASIA-PACIFIC

Government Uses Social Media To Spread News About Student Visa Rules

The Australian government has launched a social media campaign to inform international students about its visa conditions after backing off from a crackdown in January on students who changed programs.

EUROPE

EU Looks to Improve Work Rights for Foreign Students and Researchers

The European Union Parliament in February supported draft rules that will offer ‘talented’ non-European international students and researchers improved living and working conditions, in a bid to help member countries attract the world’s best minds.

MIDDLE EAST

International School Students Concentrated in the Middle East

Almost a third of the world’s international school students attend schools in the Middle East, according to recent figures from the International Schools Consultancy (ISC) Group. The region is home to 1,213 of the world’s ...
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