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...

US updates consular guidance on study visa applications

The updated Residence Abroad Guidance states that officers should only be concerned with “present intent to depart” the US following the end of the program, and are not required to ask for ties of property, employment, and continuity of life that are required of short...

Study Group and Florida Atlantic Uni join forces

The provider has been selected as the university’s “trusted partner of choice” to recruit international students to programs across the board, capitalising on Study Group’s current partnerships with 50 universities globally. Florida Atlantic University, which is based...

Afghans struggle to study abroad over security concerns

“It has been difficult to receive requests from individuals we cannot assist” Scholars at Risk, a US-based network that defends the rights of scholars around the world, told The PIE that it has had responses from over 200 universities – with pledges to invite Afghan...

Covid-19 changing study abroad decision-making, say agents

The survey of 1,126 agents from 79 countries, carried out by INTO University Partnerships in early November, found that four in five educational counsellors and agents had recorded shifts in the study abroad decision-making process. Students and parents are...