A survey of 1,300 agents reveal bullish attitudes for international student enrolments for the coming year in both the UK and US suggesting concerns that political and safety factors would deter students were premature.
Last week INTO University Partnerships signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture with George Mason University in Virginia marking its fifth US partner institution. The company also reports that the 2013 fall intake for its established US partnerships has exceeded enrolment expectations.
Malta may soon see a boost in foreign tertiary students, if plans to set up two private campuses by partnering organisation INTO University Partnerships get the green light. Opposition leader Joseph Muscat confirmed that, if elected, a Labour government would facilitate the project.
Ending months of speculation, education partnering organisation INTO University Partnerships has sold a 25% stake to the US private equity firm Leeds Equity Partners for £66 million. INTO will use the investment to provide university partners with capital to fund “innovation and capacity building” projects.