Lockdown increases reports of schoolchildren’s internet safety

While speakers praised the potential of technology on young people’s education, alarming statistics about the increasing number of reports of online sexual abuse affecting school-aged students were also revealed. Susie Hargreaves OBE, CEO of charity Internet Watch Foundation, dedicated to global elimination of child sexual abuse imagery online, revealed a number of headline findings, including increases in […]

Libereka links up with peer-to-peer platform Unibuddy

Libereka has integrated Unibuddy’s engagement products in order for university partners to be able to push verified leads in a “qualification” process, which will “measurably achieve better application funnel conversions”. It will also lead to a higher degree of...

France sees “moderate decline” in intl students due to Covid-19

Key Figures 2021 (in French), published this month, acknowledged that the Covid-19 pandemic had disrupted international student mobility, with “successive lockdowns, difficulty in travel and closed borders”, as well as noting the impact of Brexit and its consequences...

No return for int’l until 2022, says Australian minister

In a speech at RMIT in Melbourne on Wednesday Alan Tudge said he is asked “almost daily” for a date and a roadmap for the return of international students. “We are looking forward to welcoming back international students who remain overseas, and we thank them for...

UWE and Skilled partnership hones in on employability

The agreement will offer more than 30,000 graduate students plus former students a new course that will be designed and delivered with the commercial provider. “Every university and every learner across the world has just experienced an unprecedented year but the real...