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A two-way street: why China is not just a student departure lounge anymore

A two-way street: why China is not just a student departure lounge anymore

More than 489,000 international students were studying in China between in 2017, a 10% rise compared to 2016. According to Ministry of Education data, there has been a 299% increase since 2004. The appeal is manifold: cheap costs in one of the world’s economic powerhouses, scholarship opportunities and English medium programs, for example. Chris Parr finds out more.

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Experiencing culture, making friends and learning for the over-50s

Experiencing culture, making friends and learning for the over-50s

Learning a new language is not just for the young. Outside the customary reasons for pursuing a new language, such as university studies or a better job, there is also the relaxed-pace learner. Reem Nafie explores the 50+ age bracket and how educators are enticing this growing market segment.

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