71% of leaders expect student returns in second semester

According to a survey of 200 representatives from 44 universities, 71% said that students will be able to return to Australia in meaningful numbers in 2022, but only in semester two. Some 16% suggested that meaningful numbers would return in semester one. The...

British Council targets EU student cohort with new events

The organisation expects some 8,000 students from across the EU, European Economic Area and Switzerland to join Study UK events in Europe in 2021 and 2022. The announcement comes after UCAS statistics earlier this year suggested applications from EU/ EEA students...

Increase in international student applications

In a statement the service said that between January and August 2021, 4,233 applicants from countries outside the EU applied for a residence permit for studies. By comparison, this number was only 1,756 last year.  “Most student applicants have received a positive...

student accommodation shortages to double by 2024-25

Last year, a study published by Kences showed that some 22,000 students had been impacted by housing shortages. Jolan de Bie, the organisation’s director, told Trouw that by 2024-25, this number will have risen to at least 50,000.  “We now expect a shortage of at...

Taiwan MoE submits proposal for intl student returns

The news was announced on August 11 by the minister of education Pan Wen-chung, who added the government will prioritise those on degree courses as well as recipients of the Huayu scholarship, a government-funded program for Mandarin learners. Huayu recipients had...