Global student placement company, IDP Education, has acquired the Hotcourses Group for £30.1m. The purchase will add some of the world’s largest education search websites to the student recruitment giant's portfolio.
IDP's CEO has spoken about the company's next chapter, which will seek to embed employers in the student journey and help international students hone study and career plans, even find a job post-graduation.
Australia’s international education industry continues to move from strength to strength, recording it highest ever value. Schools and vocational education saw the most growth, but higher education continues to be the most valuable sector.
Working holiday visas do what they say – enable you to work on holiday. They are also a unique visa class that enables some tangential study and can serve as a springboard to lifelong ties and future plans to study in the same country. Anton Crace finds out more about the sizeable US and Australian programmes.