US universities can seize opportunities to reach students in cities where interest in education in the US has increased for 2021 despite overall declines, research showing a nuanced recruitment market has urged.
The UK has announced the immediate establishment of an "Office for Talent" and an extension of the graduate route into the jobs market for international PhD graduates as part of plans to be a scientific superpower and attract high-calibre research talent.
In the latest – and last – Universitas 21 annual report on national HE systems, the US has taken the number one spot for the ninth consecutive year. Switzerland, Denmark, Singapore and Sweden rounded off the top five.
Almost half of international students in a recent survey by payments company Flywire have said they wouldn’t recommend a university to others if they experienced difficulties during the payment process.
A shake-up of visa regulations to attract more top scientists is on the cards for the UK, with the PM announcing he has instructed the Home Office and BEIS to work on a fast-track visa route to be launched later this year.