The number of fee-paying students attending HEIs across Sweden increased by 24% in 2017/18, according to the Swedish Higher Education Authority. Fees for non-EU students were introduced in Sweden in 2011.
Sweden’s Actus Education Holdings, reputed to be one of the largest education companies in the country, has ventured into Kenyan education market to buy a stake in local schools company Riara Group of Schools.
Beyond the top tier countries that dominate headlines and enrolment figures, many others are developing infrastructure and reputation for servicing international students whose budget or visa issuance officer can’t accommodate a “heritage” destination. Chris Parr assesses some of the emerging study hotspots.