Pro Linguis, one of Switzerland’s oldest and largest education agencies which went into liquidation last month, is being acquired by StudyLingua AG, another Swiss language travel agency based in St Gallen.
Cuts to scholarships and tumbling oil prices have unsettled the Saudi market, but a booming youth population and labour market needs mean the country still presents huge opportunities for student recruitment, says a British Council report.
New visa rules will make it easier for non-EU students and researchers to work during their studies and to stay on after graduation. They will also facilitate greater freedom of movement for international students between EU countries.
A new white paper, which marks an historic shakeup for the UK's higher education sector, makes it easier for alternative providers to access degree awarding powers, overhauls HE funding and brings all providers under the jurisdiction of a new regulatory body.