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.
The University of Glasgow has won Hotcourses Abroad's global photo contest, winning a £500 bursary for an international student of their choosing thanks to a photograph of Glasgow's skyline taken by student William Newman. More than 6,500 votes were cast in total for a shortlist of 29 entries.
For the month of March, listings website Hotcourses Abroad has launched a photography contest to promote the universities and college partners featured on its websites. Submissions will be posted on the Hotcourses Facebook pages where the over 1 million followers will vote for their favourite. .