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3.3% of visitors to Britain study ESL during stay

Some 1.1 million visitors to the UK took an English language course during their stay in 2013, spending more than £1.2bn in course fees, accommodation and other expenses, data from VisitBritain and the Office for National Statistics shows. Just 24% of visitors who took an English course said that study was the main purpose of their visit.

IDP survey: Australia good for graduate opportunity

International students still perceive the USA and the UK as top destinations for a quality education, however, according to the latest IDP Buyer Behaviour research, Australia is considered among the best study destinations for graduate employment opportunities and Canada and New Zealand are seen as affordable and safe.

LAL to open three new centres in 2015

LAL Language Centres has announced three new locations for 2015; a school for adults in Boston and summer schools for young learners in New York and Brighton. The boutique-style Boston school was being operated via a partner but becomes an LAL centre from January.