Intl students struggling to pay increased tuition fees, demanding refunds

Increases in tuition fees have also been reported at Lakehead University, the University of Guelph and the University of Calgary, the latter of which increased tuition by 10% for new international students in January. “When everyone all around the world is trying to help each other in every possible way, Western University decided to increase […]

Australia offers Hong Kong intl students path to permanent residency

An estimated 10,000 Hong Kongers in Australia – including temporary skilled workers – will be eligible for residency programs, as well as 2,500 that are overseas and 1,250 in the process of applying for visas. Those already in the country on temporary graduate visas...

Japan an attractive destination for Asian intl students

With an additional 83,811 students studying at Japanese language schools, last year there were a total of 312,214 foreign students in the country compared with 163,697 in 2011. Although Japan’s state of emergency was lifted on May 25 and schools reopened on June 1,...