LRN launches GCSE and AS/A Levels globally

Ofqual-recognised LRN currently works with private training providers, colleges, schools and higher education institutions, catering to some half a million students worldwide. The qualifications will give students an alternative to other providers such as Cambridge...

Increase in international student applications

In a statement the service said that between January and August 2021, 4,233 applicants from countries outside the EU applied for a residence permit for studies. By comparison, this number was only 1,756 last year.  “Most student applicants have received a positive...

Educators predict testing landscape shakeup permanent

Speaking at The PIE webinar – Building Back: Recruitment and Recovery after Covid-19 – executive director of international student enrolment, education & inclusion at Canada’s Ryerson University, Isaac Garcia-Sitton, said the pandemic forced institutions to make...

QS release graduate employability rankings for 2022

The QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 take a closer look into how well universities are preparing students for the world beyond higher education, using various ratings of employer partnerships, sectoral leaders among alumni and location-adjusted graduate...

US sector reacts to visa interview waivers and travel reopening

On September 14, the US announced student visa applicants who were previously issued any type of visa, were never refused a visa and have no apparent ineligibility could be eligible to forgo visa interview requirements. Additionally, first-time US visa applicants from...