Students visiting a BMI fair in Brazil last month were offered fictitious study abroad options by children's charity Unicef, in order to highlight the struggles young people face in other parts of the world.
A BMI survey has found that directors of international offices at Brazilian universities are expecting the number of students paying for overseas degree programmes will increase. This has been attributed to competitive national educational institutions and the large growth of the Brazilian middle class.
International education events organiser BMI and Dubai International Academic City have entered into a strategic agreement that will see BMI support the education hub’s international recruitment efforts in Asia and South America.
For the first time, representative body English UK has ventured into direct student contact after 11 of its members took part in BMI’s Expo-Estudiante in Bogota following the EUK Fair in Cartagena in Colombia this month. The move marks a new direction for the organisation under incoming CEO Eddie Byers.
Education agents from around the world are becoming increasingly interested in Turkey as a study destination, as traditionally popular choices become less affordable and tighten their borders, The PIE News has learned. Incentives for students include Turkey’s potential to join the EU next year, more affordable education and comparatively relaxed visa system.