Prestige, rankings performance and a broad course choice are what set UK universities apart as an attractive study option for prospective postgraduates from the US, according to a survey by the British Council.
New work rights for the dependants of international postgraduate students who are enrolled on a course lasting for more than a year were announced this week by the UK government in its autumn statement.
China and India are expected to propel growth in postgraduate student mobility over the next decade in all leading study destinations according to forecasts by the British Council. The projection also shows Asia’s dominance of enrolments will wane as tertiary-aged populations decline in the region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to provide state funding for 3,000 postgraduate students to study overseas over the next three years, provided they return to Russia to work for three years upon completion. A hefty fine will be due for students who break the terms of the scholarship.