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.
The University of Borås in Sweden has signed a dual doctoral program deal with the University of Mazandaran in northern Iran, which will see candidates will split their studies between the two campuses.