More nuanced and culturally specific ways to engage with diverse refugee background communities are needed in Australia’s university system, according to a study on higher education engagement with refugees in the country.
Following a major overhaul of its strategy, Independent Higher Education is stepping back from its representation of non-HE members to focus on building its profile as a strong voice for the independent HE sector.
In the aftermath of the UK’s historic EU referendum, universities in Europe have been caught up in the vacuum of uncertainty created by Brexit. Speaking with The PIE News, stakeholders discussed the likely fall in incoming UK students over the coming years but said they are hopeful that it could be offset by growing interest from students from other EU states.
UK institutions must take a long, hard look at their international student support and ensure those who do study here feel accepted, delegates heard at an event focused on student experience. It offered tangible examples and heard from students themselves.