Students from the US have ranked courses in Costa Rica, Australia and Ireland as the best study abroad programmes in the Abroad101 2014 Study Abroad Rankings. The review website also announced listings of students’ top choices for summer programmes, foodie cities and budget destinations.
Winners of the Institute of International Education's Heiskell Awards recently shared best practices to increase outbound numbers, integrate international students and extend study abroad access to underrepresented student groups.
Mexico and the UK have signed a mutual qualifications recognition agreement which stakeholders say will increase bilateral student mobility and make it easier to create transnational partnerships and initiatives.
A new global priority to embed academia and industry links to foster better outcomes in research and knowledge agendas was a universal agreement across senior stakeholders at the British Council's Global Education Dialogue in Canberra.
Homeland Security Investigations special agents have arrested three Los Angeles residents who allegedly ran a ‘pay-to-stay’ scheme across a network of four schools that enabled hundreds of foreign nationals to remain in the US without attending class.