The Institute of International Education has created an Emergency Student Fund to support students from Syria and Yemen in need of urgent financial aid. It will provide emergency grants of $2,000-$5,000 each.
Affordability is the main barrier preventing international students admitted to US institutions from enrolling, a new study shows. This can lead to wasted resources and highlights a lack of transparency about financial support for new students, the report says.
After leading the campaign to support commission based agency recruitment models in the US, the American International Recruitment Council is now being forced to evolve in order to remain relevant to its members.
The US should adopt a “comprehensive national policy” to pursue an internationalisation agenda says the American Council on Education in a new report, which also underlines the value of federal funding in launching global education initiatives.
The US government is easing visa restrictions for Nepalese students facing severe economic hardship as a result of the earthquake in May, enabling them to work an increased number of hours while studying.
Chinese President Xi Jinping put his weight behind the expansion of Mandarin language teaching overseas, during visits to the US and UK this month, as leaders from both countries agreed that language is the best way to create truly bilateral relations.