EU students coming to study in the UK after Brexit could face a more arduous application process that requires them to sit an English language test and prove they have enough money to support themselves, according to a leaked Home Office paper.
Mizuho Financial Group is gearing up to enter the student housing market by raising a ¥10bn ($91.8m) fund to capitalise on a shortage of purpose built accommodation for the growing number of overseas students in Japan.
A four-week language program is like a four-week diet program. You work very hard for four weeks, that’s good. But when you return, you rebound. I’m more interested now in developing programs where students can actually practise: service learning, volunteering, training.
Free university tuition may sound like a worthy model but the question of whether or not it’s the best way to attract and keep foreign talent is never too far from public debate. As Finland’s plans to introduce fees take hold this year, Beckie Smith looks at current and former fee-free countries to see what the future may hold for this ideal.