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London tops Google searches by US students

London is the world’s most searched-for city on the internet among US students looking to study abroad, new research by Google has shown. The new data also reveals the most popular individual institutions, in search terms, among US students. One Irish and one Australian university were in the top 10.

Bangladesh opens HE sector to foreign providers

Foreign higher education providers may now operate in Bangladesh, thanks to a recent move by the Education Ministry. The policy, which enables foreign universities, JVs with local universities and investors to establish branches or study centres, has met with some controversy and private domestic universities lobbied against such a move.

THE Rankings: US on top; Asia climbs; Australia falls

Results from the fifth annual THE World Reputation Rankings show that the USA retains its prestige as a higher education superpower. US institutions dominate the top 10, Asian institutions continued to gain ground and Australia has shown an unexpected downturn in the league table as defined by academics worldwide.