The Chinese Ministry of Education has unveiled its policy points with regards to "opening education to the outside world" for 2019. In a document released online, the ministry outline 34 aims, with "six major aspects".
The French government has committed €10m to improving international student services across universities in the country in a bid to boost the attractiveness of its higher education institutions internationally.
Australian politics and international education appear to have come to a head in the battle for public opinion, as a survey into community perceptions of higher education indicated views had soured towards overseas students.
Amid the Brexit crisis, European Commission vice president Frans Timmermans said Brussels would adopt its contingency plans for the Erasmus+ program, along with other pan-European schemes and policies affected by Britain's predicted sudden exit.
Jair Bolsonaro's election as Brazil’s president is seen as a boost for the nation's ELT industry, stakeholders told The PIE News. The far-right former military captain is expected to stabilise exchange rates and attract international investment, in turn attracting students.