Canada reveals first phase of border reopening

Public Health Agency of Canada announced on June 21 that – because of vaccine roll out successes and residents following public health measures – it will introduce “cautious adjustments”. From July 5, asymptomatic travellers fully inoculated with recognised vaccines – Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD, and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) – will not be required to quarantine or take a Covid-19 test on day-8, […]

Short mobility programs break down barriers to participation

The Short-term mobility: long-term impact report surveyed 749 students and ran 17 student focus groups to understand more about students’ and universities’ experiences of mobility programs. Researchers found that such programs help to break down barriers to...

UK ELT sector pleads for government aid as full recovery wanes

Many UK operators are recording around 10% of usual student numbers, with one school in Liverpool that under normal circumstances would have 1,000 students at this time of year, down to only 53. Speaking at an APPG for International Students event, organised by...

Students degrees represent “poor value” for money

Some 10,000 full-time undergraduate students studying in the UK responded to the 2021 Student Academic Experience Survey which found 44% reported ‘poor or very poor’ value. “This report inevitably reflects the perceptions of a student body who have lived through a...