Dual degree programmes and short-term study abroad are two areas of potential collaboration for universities in the US and Iran, now that diplomatic relations are beginning to thaw, according to a white paper published by the US-based IIE.
Stakeholders in South Africa's English language teaching industry are hopeful of movement on the problematic visa situation after the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs got involved directly this week in trying to breach the policy impasse. EduSA statistics reveal declines of up to 72% in ELT enrolments from long-term markets.
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.
International education events organiser BMI and Dubai International Academic City have entered into a strategic agreement that will see BMI support the education hub’s international recruitment efforts in Asia and South America.
An investigative report into migrant labour and compliance issues during construction of NYU's Abu Dhabi campus has been a reminder of the trials of TNE, which NYU President John Sexton also touched on during a UK forum.