DfE tells int’l students to delay coming to the UK

Universities and schools were hoping to welcome international students onto campuses for the Spring term, but have had to stop face-to-face teaching for the vast majority because of lockdown measures.  “Our advice for international students… is to consider whether they in fact need to travel to the UK at this time” Now the government is […]

FutureLearn launches short courses subscription service

The company noted that recent findings have shown “87% of people globally believe the skills needed for jobs are different than five years ago due to the increased use of technology in day-to-day work”. “At FutureLearn, we’ve seen huge demand from both learners and...

UK gov approves further 17 PTE centres for UKVI tests

The company will open bookings for SELT testing in a further 17 locations including Oslo, St Petersburg, Riga, and Casablanca.  “For those who have decided their future is in the UK and who need a Secure English Language Test to help them get there” Tests will be...

OPT backlog in US causing “despair” for applicants

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed to The PIE News that there have been delays for processing receipt notices due “to ongoing coronavirus-related impacts and a recent increase in requests for immigration benefits“. “Our employment offers are also on...