International education is Australia’s third-largest export industry, worth more than A$20 billion, and is set for further growth driven by current geopolitics. Jack Grove reports on how international recruitment is playing its part in Australia’s embrace of the Asian century

Welcome to Canada

International professors on short stays will no longer need a work permit


Virtual research institute aims to overcome geography by providing grants and funding a joint PhD programme

New York skyline

Glasgow Caledonian University to offer fashion-related master's courses

Australian dollars

Government taking reports ‘extremely seriously’ and seeking ‘additional briefing’

Money and passport in back pocket

Proportion of universities saying making money is a key motivation doubles in five years

Theresa May

John Morgan looks at how the PM’s woes may have beneficial side-effects

People gather outside a branch of Qatar Airways in the United Arab Emirate of Abu Dhabi on June 6 after ban on Qatari flights

Branch campuses could be forced out of Doha if diplomatic row is not resolved, experts warn

Matthew Brazier illustration (8 June 2017)

UK universities could curry much more political favour if they adopted a more constructive and pragmatic tone, says Sir David Bell

Donald Trump

Molly Corbett Broad warns that sectors' pre-eminent position in global higher education may be at risk

Russian flag

Attempt at overseas recruitment part of wider bid to internationalise universities

Dutch cheese market

Lobby group says that law requiring classes to be taught in Dutch must be enforced

Tree chopped down

Royal Irish Academy survey respondents warn against hard border between North and South


UK’s dramatic fall in recruitment from the subcontinent contrasts with success of European rival

Soviet-era links form a basis for extensive further initiatives

best universities for student to staff ratio
Universities with the highest student to staff ratio named
British policeman with Chinese dragon

Latest immigration statistics from Home Office show how heavily UK universities now rely on students coming from the country

Australia direction

Huge demand from China drives strong growth in international student numbers


Lecturer warns that government plans to allow foreign universities to open campuses will 'endanger' Thai institutions

Woman in Tehran

Data analysis suggests the capital of Iran may be one to watch in terms of future knowledge hubs