19 June 2019

Around the world in five

Here’s a round-up of five developments and news stories from key international education markets.

Around the world in 36

GLOBAL

Becoming a global citizen – The power of an arts and social sciences degree

Computers may have speed, precision and data on their side, but how about creativity?

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US

Bill aims to keep international student STEM talent in the US

Four senators have introduced a bill to remove “unfair barriers” for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educated international students who want to work in the United States after completing their advanced degrees.

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CHINA

Safety as crucial as rankings for study abroad

Students from China are as concerned about the safety of a study destination as they are about its education quality, according to the latest Beijing Overseas Study Service Association report.

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JAPAN

New policy allows international students to launch businesses

International students in Japan can now apply for a special visa that will let them launch a business, a government measure that will be part of a new growth strategy for the country.

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INDIA

Why the number of Indian students going to Britain is rising again

Post-Brexit, a number of UK government-led policies are making it easier for international students from India to choose postgraduate study in the UK.

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