Global student placement company, IDP Education, has acquired the Hotcourses Group for £30.1m. The purchase will add some of the world’s largest education search websites to the student recruitment giant's portfolio.
Stagnation of non-EU student numbers at UK higher education institutions shows no sign of abating, as the latest HESA statistics show international enrolments flatlined in 2015/16. Indian student numbers continued to fall, as Malaysia pushed into second place for the first time.
One of the UK’s most prestigious private schools has been swept up in a cash-for-places scandal after its registrar was filmed saying a six-figure donation could help to secure a place for the children of wealthy overseas parents.