UK grants record number of visas in 2021

The figure – including both main applicants and their dependants – broke the previous record set at the end of June 2010 when 307,394 visas were granted. In the year ending September 2021, the top five nationalities for visas granted were; China with 135,457, India...

competition for graduate jobs at a “record high”

The Institute of Student Employers’ Student Recruitment Survey 2021 showed an average of 91 applications per graduate vacancy – a 17% increase on 2020 and a record for ISE records. Popular areas, with 155 people applying, included jobs in health and pharmaceuticals,...

SPbPU sees record summer school enrolment

The students enrolled into Cross-Cultural School on Entrepreneurship and Marketing, part of the International Polytechnic Summer School, which hosted 140 international students from different countries in 2021. SPbPU said the “impressive enrolment” from China was...

Unibuddy sees record numbers join platform

Between January and May 2021, the platform saw 221,263 new prospects join, which the company says indicates that online peer-to-peer connections are the “way of the post-Covid future”. In January, some 40,000 prospects signed up and in February more than 50,000 did...

94% of Indian students record rise in desire to study overseas

Surveying 5,000 students that registered on its platform in the previous five months, Leverage Edu also found that 75% students said the UK was their preferred study destination, followed by 13% saying the same of Canada and 9% of the US. The rise in students...