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 newly elected UK government aims to increase education exports from £18bn to £30bn by 2020, but has no plans to reintroduce post-study work rights, the minister for universities and science, Jo Johnson, announced this week at the Going Global conference organised by the British Council.
Academia United, a new web-based platform allowing students to search, compare and book English language courses, is hoping that within a few years it will become among the top agencies worldwide for student weeks in the English language sector.
A study of more than 7,000 US and UK students has revealed a high proportion of students who say they are not interested in study abroad would like to live or work overseas. The British Council's Broadening Horizons report highlights opportunities for educators to show students the benefits of studying abroad.
The Irish government will introduce an interim list of approved providers further restricting the number of programmes that can be used for visa purposes after its deferral in January. Institutions must meet the requirements by October this year to be included.
In light of new immigration statistics released today, UK Prime Minister David Cameron's reaffirmed that the government will shut more bogus colleges and look to toughen English language requirements for foreign students.