A new breed of outreach programmes allowing students in the US to connect with others studying around the globe from the comfort of the classroom, is making an impact on students' interests in mobility experiences. Jamaal Abdul-Alim finds out more on the eve of International Education week in the US.
US English language giant ELS Educational Services is teaming up with IIE to support foreign scholars in crisis. The company will offer full tuition scholarships to those supported by IIE's Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF), to help them quickly achieve the English necessary for tertiary study in the USA.
To promote French schools and universities in India, CampusFrance and the French Embassy will run a marketing tour across India this autumn but with a twist – priority will given to courses taught in English.