Afghan Chevening scholars fear for families

One scholar, speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today program, said the Taliban think that if an individual has a link with the international community, they are conspiring against Islamic and cultural values of Afghanistan. “I receive WhatsApp calls telling me that I was...

The Ambassador Platform expands into K-12

The peer recruitment platform, allowing prospective students and parents to interact with existing students or ambassadors, is already being used by 100+ educational institutions across four continents. “We are looking forward to collaborating with schools around the...

Australian universities sell stake in IDP to offset losses

Headquartered in Melbourne, IDP is one of the world’s largest international education companies and was helped in its setting up by the grouping of Australian universities in the form of Education Australia over 50 years ago. The company had been witnessing downfalls...

US government told to support Afghan students

In a letter to majority and minority leaders in the US senate and house of representatives, 41 organisations urged legislators to introduce a range of measures to allow displaced Afghans to join “the millions of international students and scholars who have contributed...

UUK calls on gov to help achieve “global ambitions”

Together with intermediate inputs from other industries, universities in England contribute around £95 billion to the economy, the UUK-commissioned, Frontier Economics research found. Although recent analysis indicated that international students in the UK...