Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and Columbia University, New York have joined forces to offer a dual degree program that will provide students with an international educational experience on both sides of the Atlantic.
Students from the United Arab Emirates are able to travel to Ireland without a visa following the easing of travel restrictions to boost trade, tourism and business relationships between the two countries.
Vietnam has used last month's Asia Europe Ministers Education Meeting to finalise a €578,000 with Ireland and start negotiations with Norway. It is hoped the deal will encourage mobility between the two nations.
A recent tragic case of a South Korean student who fell from a clifftop to her death in the UK is a reminder of the responsibilities that schools, tourism authorities and even local councils have in advocating for responsible behaviour. As Viggo Stacey explores, international students can be more vulnerable, but it is imperative that they are counselled on how to protect themselves from harm while enjoying an adventure overseas.