A survey of 36 Australian universities found the number of students who had taken part in an overseas study experience increased 19.5% in 2015. The proportion of undergraduates finishing their degree with an international experience is now just under 20%.
New research reveals that 2 in 3 students in higher education in France currently have no overseas study experience, despite participation numbers in some sort of study experience abroad rising. Campus France is keen to understand why.
The influence of outbound study on university students is the subject of the latest benchmark tool developed by market insight firm i-graduate. For the first time the company has tried to measure the effectiveness of short-term study abroad experiences on national, regional and inter-regional levels.
The British government is to launch its first ever national campaign to increase outbound student mobility, The PIE News can reveal. The Outward Student Mobility Programme, which will be run by Universities UK's International Unit, starts next month and will try to tackle Britain's historically low level of study abroad.