27 February 2019 at 9:00 am
Around the world in five
Here’s a round-up of five developments and news stories from key international education markets.
Why international students are flocking to Stockholm
Sweden’s culture and democratic values are appealing to international students as Stockholm shows a 20 percent increase in foreign enrolments in the last three years.
US$20m investment to build US-India education links on its own turf
India is promoting a US-India Knowledge Exchange programme in its higher education institutions with a 20 million USD investment to combat 'losing its best minds to the West'.
Visa creates job opportunities for highly-skilled international students
The Netherlands’ Zoekjaar visa aims to actively seek highly-skilled talent by offering students from top 200 universities in the world the opportunity to live and work in the country for a year.
International applicants thrive in engineering programmes in Australia
The number of international students in engineering courses in Australia has seen substantial growth in entry-level courses and double-digit growth in postgraduate courses according to a report by Engineers Australia.
Outbound students continue to grow in destinations in the Asia Pacific region
The number of outbound Indonesian students has grown steadily – 35 percent in 10 years – with a preference for Asia Pacific region destinations, including Malaysia, Australia and China.