The UK HE sector is light years ahead of Australia in terms of coordinating services to enhance employability, resulting in better success rates for international graduates seeking employment. This is a key finding of new research from Rob Lawrence of Prospect Research & Marketing for AUIDF.
US association NACAC has published a guide on working with education agencies for its 14,000 members, designed to ensure they understand the principles of accountability, transparency and integrity that the association says must be used if pursuing a commission-based international recruitment policy. A guide for parents is also planned.
As part of a Massachusetts trade mission to the UK, Shorelight Education has announced that it will fund two US community college students to attend the School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Bath Spa University. The Shorelight Scholars will receive two years of entrepreneurial business education.
The 10th QS World University Rankings has been published with a familiar UK and US dominance. Science and technology research is driving the elite institutions such as MIT in the USA, University of Cambridge and Imperial College London as research citations are up for all best-ranked institutions.