Switzerland topped the latest OECD list of attractive countries for international university students due access to work during studies, while Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK fell due to relatively high tuition fees.
Swiss education agency Yalea has ceased operations, leaving debts to language school partners unpaid according to multiple industry sources, with German agency Linguland which it acquired less than five months ago continuing to operate independently.
Switzerland has been allowed back into the EU's Horizon 2020 research programme, opening up negotiations for the country's direct participation in Erasmus+. However, negotiations may be delayed for a year or more.
The risk of losing out on collaborative research funding dominated concerns over the impact of Brexit as stakeholders committed to work more closely to lobby governments on both sides of the channel at the EAIE conference in Liverpool.