Greater differentiation among colleges in the FE sector could be an avenue that AoC members are keen to explore. Frustrations around SELT rule changes and other new regulations that impact on the UK's appeal were vented at the AoC International Conference.
So just what did delegates learn from our interactive session with real live international students? Closer contact throughout a student's application, studies and beyond graduation was one major theme to emerge from our Going Global session. Read on to find out more.
The CEO of one of Brazil's largest study travel agencies says that language schools have failed to spot a new niche in the study travel sector for global citizenship and aspirational learning programmes.
Traditional language schools have the market in their hands – imagine that – but they're leaving this customer in the same kind of location and environment for other companies to come in and take ownership of them
Global University Systems, the umbrella group that operates brands such as LSBF, The Language Gallery and St Patricks College, has announced it has acquired UK private degree-granting institution, The University of Law.
The former Universities Minister, David Willetts, used his platform at the British Council's Going Global conference this week to lament the lack of Treasury support to extend student loan funding for English students to cover periods of study abroad.
Agencies can thrive in the study travel landscape, because they are closer to their client base and digitally agile, said an education strategist at the ALTO NY event. A campaign for an Industry Standard for pricing and product description was launched by agents at the same event.