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TNE no substitute for mobility says OBHE report

Transnational student enrolments do not dent more “traditional” international student flows, according to think tank OBHE. A report it commissioned has found that UK exports of transnational education (TNE) to top host countries has not affected international students headed to institutions in the UK. The survey assesses market activity in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and China.

China: BSFU’s new international education school

Beijing Foreign Studies University (BSFU), the first university in China to specialise in foreign languages, held an international education forum at the end of last month to mark the opening a new school of International Education specialising in foundation courses to prepare Chinese students to go abroad.

£50m for UK-China research programmes

The UK and China have agreed £53 million of joint research programmes to tackle global issues including climate change, long-term renewable energy supplies and diseases at the UK-China Summit during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to London this week. The British Council is involved as a main delivery partner.