Student demonstrations against tuition fee hikes have escalated into violent clashes and could lead to year-long campus closures. A government spokesperson has admitted it could deter foreign students.
The African Union is mooting a passport that would allow visa-free movement for citizens of African countries across the continent, following country-level trends of abolishing visa requirements for African nationalities.
EduSA has resorted to court action over what it has called an “unconstitutional rejection of study visas”, following a longstanding policy impasse that EFL providers say has significantly damaged their business.
While the weaker British pound might make studying in the UK more attractive to some international students, the country's third most fruitful source market is still struggling with punishing exchange rates.
Four out of five UK higher education institutions involved in transnational education – in the forms of international branch campuses, online provision, dual degrees and joint programmes – intend to grow operations over the next three years, according to an extensive survey by HE Global.