Institutions that succeed in helping regional growth deserve being included in measures of performance, says Simon Baker

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V-c counters that institutions will ‘inevitably’ plan for overseas campuses after referendum

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Institutions need to be excellent across the board to attract leading researchers, analysis warns

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Minister emphasises transnational education, sidestepping mention of Home Office visa policy

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Survey reveals Paris is the most popular location among prospective recruits

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Nele Feldmann and Katherine Miller on the importance of helping displaced Syrians on to higher education courses

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Matthew Reisz in Bogotá examines how quickly a TACTIC nation can become a more effective player in global higher education

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Researcher warns that anti-immigrant sentiment could affect pipeline of academic talent

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Vote hailed as ‘notable victory’ in battle to remove overseas learners from net migration targets


China and India accounted for almost half of all international students in the US last year, up from just under a quarter a decade before

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Thirty-nine per cent of institutions report decline in overseas applications

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Analysis shows more than two-thirds of overseas learners come from former Soviet states

Increasing the number of fast-track degrees may devalue the currency of UK undergraduate courses in Europe, warns Jack Grove

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University associations warn new executive order will impact international student and scholar numbers

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Some academics and students may choose to move to China over the US, says leading scholar

Leading business school president says country needs strategy to attract overseas learners

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More UK and EU students begin master’s programmes, but Indian and Nigerian enrolments fall

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Report shows majority of international mobility went through EU scheme

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From Australia to Singapore, David Matthews and John Elmes weigh the pros and cons of likely destinations

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Top diplomat says the collapse in Indian student numbers in the UK could destroy traditionally strong links between the two countries