Languages Canada new five-year strategy as study permit figs show drop

Its new direction came as the immigration division of the Canadian government confirmed in a presentation that despite significant growth overall for Canada’s international education system, there was a decline in the volume of study permits issued for language study of 5% for 2019 on 2018. Study permits are required for durations of six months […]

Ring-fence sufficient R&D funding post Brexit, UK gov’t told

In its submission to the 2020 budget, the association that represents 24 UK universities said the government should “make a commitment to ring-fence sufficient funding” for the country’s continued participation in the world’s largest program for multi-country...

Teenagers express concern about climate crisis in new survey

More than 11,000 students aged 13 to 19 took part in the exam board’s first-ever ‘Global Perspectives’ survey.  They were asked to share their views on global issues, how they learn about them, and how their awareness of these issues might impact their future career...