Centralised info would be welcome, says a student advocacy body, for international students headed to the US regarding vaccine requirements at universities. Rules vary according to region or institution profile.
Some 50% of US higher education institutions that took part in an IIE survey have reported that international student application numbers are lower than in previous years, 18% said they saw a “substantial decline”.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has confirmed that newly enrolled international students on fully online courses will "likely not be able to obtain" F-1 or M-1 visas, to the dismay of many in the sector.
The USA's ESL sector faces an "existential threat" - stakeholders have spoken about the difficult choices facing them as new federal guidance mandates in-person teaching in the fall semester, with no online instruction at all allowed on ESL courses.