Every university wants to improve diversity on campus, but the numbers suggest that achieving growth and balanced diversity might be an impossible task. Is it time for universities to be realistic about where international students come from and what that means for the student experience?
The downside to higher demand is that institutions have to pay the operational cost of processing tens of thousands of applications that are inevitably unsuccessful. The PIE talked to providers in the UK, as they pitched their solutions on offer.
The PIE exclusively interviewed Sir Steve Smith, UK government International Education Champion; His Excellency Sarafa Tunji Isola, UK high commissioner for Nigeria; and Rupert Daniels, director of Creative, Lifestyle and Learning at the Department for International Trade.