Survey points psychological, academic and financial stress in Canada

Findings suggest 80% of international students were “concerned” or “very concerned” about their ability to pay for their education, 55% were at risk of depression and about 50% at risk of an anxiety disorder. A further 30% reported that they “had not adapted well to...

Study Group to make decision on closing Bellerbys College

Due to declines both in enrolment and in students living at the college, Study Group said it was “exploring potential options on the future” of the institutions – including closing at the end of August. “For many decades, Bellerbys has welcomed students seeking an...

ApplyBoard launches Canada Insights Dashboard tool

ApplyBoard’s Insights Dashboard – part of AB Solutions – will help Canada’s higher education institutions drive diversity within their student cohorts by leveraging “customised data visualisations” of government and industry data. It comes “at a timely moment”...

FourthRev raises $8m for digital skills growth

FourthRev will continue to focus on its ‘Career Accelerator’ programs which it has created in a bid to tackle global digital gaps. The latest investment is on top of £2.3m raised in 2021. “The digitisation of the global economy driven by The Fourth Industrial...

EU decline drives drop in applicants accepting places via UCAS in UK

Applications from outside the EU drove the 1% acceptance rise, with a 12% increase in applications (111,255 people) with the 54,030 acceptance representing a 2% rise. However, the picture from applications from EU was significantly different, with 31,670 applications...

Spread risk by diversifying to 17 new source markets, report urges

The report by Studyportals and Unibuddy encourages institutions to diversify student sources away from major markets of China, India and Nigeria, so as spread risk and reduce exposure “vagaries of single market sourcing”. Markets that have been “overlooked” in Europe...