A new, first of its kind report has been released by the British Council mapping the spread of international student services and English as a Medium of Instruction across Brazilian higher education institutions.
In a recent survey of more than 40,000 students in 118 countries, 60% said they would be less likely to choose the US as a study destination if Donald Trump were to be elected president of the country this November.
According to a recent survey, commissioned by BELTA, of education agencies and students, the economic crisis, decreased purchasing power, unemployment and currency depreciation all hindered language travel sales for Brazilian agents in 2015.
Study abroad programmes will be exempt from a new 25% tax on overseas payments that was announced last week, the government has announced, prompting a sigh of relief among stakeholders that send and receive Brazilian students abroad.
Speaking with The PIE News, agents in Brazil have voiced their concern following the announcement of a new tax on overseas payments that will include tuition and accommodation fees, which they say will raise the cost of study abroad for Brazilian students.