Canadian-based CIBT Education Group has entered the youth English language market in China, after buying a 95% stake in Linkman International Language Institute. CIBT plans expansion in this area as well pathways and TESOL.
Students from the new EU states Romania and Bulgaria are facing waiting times of up to nine months when applying for permission to work part time during their university studies in the UK, the UK Border Agency has revealed. Affected students have said the situation is putting their degrees at risk and forcing them into illegal work.
Peak education groups in Australia have been asked to consider whether a cap on international student numbers could help maintain quality in the education system. However, all have roundly rejected the idea. The suggestion was made by Australia’s new advisory council to the federal government, the IEAC.