One-third of the world’s top CEOs have completed a study abroad program of some kind, and this figure is also increasing over time. Regional trends reveal African CEOs lead the pack for internationalised experience.
Prospective students seeking to study in Germany were affected by multi-month visa waiting times at embassies around the world in 2019, with students in India, Morocco and Cameroon being most affected.
The prospect of Brexit is making some students think twice, with one in five confessing that it is making the UK less attractive, and one in three indicating that they would be more interested in the UK if the country remained in the EU, a new survey by QS found.
Voices across the sector have reacted as the UK government unveiled details of its new international education strategy. Increasing international numbers to 600,000 by 2030 is part of the strategy, critics of which say does not go far enough in terms of measures to achieve outlined growth.