Leverage Edu expands into financial services with Leverage Finance

The services, provided on Leverage Finance, will focus on international remittances, education loans and international bank accounts. “Our biggest focus at the moment is remittances – it’s got a great product-market fit with the student journey, plugging in...

Times Higher Education acquires Inside Higher Ed

Together, the higher education publications will reach an audience exceeding 50 million unique users per year. Scott Jaschik, founder of Inside Higher Ed, said he was “thrilled to be joining forces with THE”. Jaschik founded the US publication with fellow co-editor...

Inflation adds to homestay costs in Canada

The country’s inflation rate jumped to 4.7% in November as Covid-related supply chain issues caused shortages of some items in supermarkets. Furthermore, Canada’s Food Price Report, which is prepared by researchers at Dalhousie and Guelph universities, predicts that...

Skilled Education to develop UK’s flagship upskilling initiative

The government’s Help To Grow Management post-pandemic initiative aims to upskill over 30,000 business leaders with the help of Skilled Education over three years. The edtech provider designs, markets and delivers online pathways, microcredentials and degrees, and...