An online 'software-as-service' platform has launched this month that will coach prospective international students through the process of applying to universities in the US, expanding to UK institutions in March.
Education company EF has identified overlaps between the countries topping its English Proficiency Index and the Global Innovative Index. It has produced a policy paper outlining short and long-term strategies both industry and government should implement to create healthy economies.
Global payment solutions provider for the education industry, peerTransfer, has raised US$22m in new funding which will be used to support its three-pronged growth strategy of international expansion, new products and new verticals.
French students studying at Quebec universities will no longer pay in-province university tuition fees starting next year under a renegotiated bilateral agreement between the French and Quebec governments.
The Canadian province has unveiled a new international education strategy that aims to increase the number of incoming post-secondary level international students by 75% by 2020, helping to plug a labour market gap and build international trade ties.
Cambridge Education Group, one of the UK’s leading pathway providers, has partnered with the University of North Texas in a further expansion of its ONCAMPUS pathway programmes in the US. Several more ONCAMPUS centres are due to be announced in 2015.
In its first US expansion move, Oxford International Education Group (OIEG), formerly known as ISIS Education, has acquired its first ELT school in San Diego, which joins the company's two other North American schools in Canada.