Japanese overseas students’ mental health “in decline”

A survey which ran for 10 days found that out of 3,115 respondents, 58.4%  said their mental health “significantly declined”. A further 26.2% said it “slightly declined”. “In total, almost 85% said they are mentally affected,” said Davide Rossi, CEO of Japanese Agency...

33% of Swedish doctorate grads joined programs overseas

In 2020, some 33% of the 2,574 candidates completing doctorates had participated in education abroad programs, with the US the most common destination. Two years earlier, some 27% of the graduates said the same. The EU has a strategy aiming to have at least 20% of...

UUKi launches Overseas Campus Network at TNE conference

The UK University Overseas Campuses Network was announced by Richard Davies, pro vice-chancellor Global at Newcastle University, during the UUKi’s sixth TNE conference. The network, which has initial membership of 17 universities from across the UK, has been designed...

edtech companies to stop using tutors based overseas

As part of sweeping reforms of the edtech industry, China has introduced new restrictions on tutoring, including on when classes can take place and the content that can be taught. The move has been put down to trying to decrease the financial burden on parents and...

22% of Chinese students would consider further education overseas

In June, Lingnan University conducted the follow-up survey of last year’s Understanding Hong Kong and Mainland university students’ intentions to study overseas after the COVID-19 crisis to look at Mainland student views on pursuing postgraduate study abroad. “The top...