Monthly Archives: March 2011

Tuition fee warning over four-year language course

University language departments are warning that the increase in tuition fees in England could undermine their ability to recruit students. BBC Online Many language degrees include an extra year abroad – and there are fears that students will not want … Continue reading

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Free education for young Scots? Only if the English students pay full whack

Native Scottish students are unlikely to be lumbered with tuition fees, but students from the rest of the UK at university in Scotland could see their bills soar reports the Independent. ‘A boy from Berwick will pay £1,820 to attend … Continue reading

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The Netherlands: the hardest part is deciding what to study

British students have a distinct advantage when it comes to Dutch degrees, says Russ Thorne Thursday, 24 March 2011 (Independent co uk) Students on the Bachelors degree programme at Utrecht University effectively design their own degree from a broad list … Continue reading

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Left out of the loop

League tables have spread across higher education like fast-growing ivy. But there is something missing from these global rankings of institutions. An entire continent. You can look through the lists of the top 100 universities and not find a single … Continue reading

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The lack of job prospects in the UK is forcing young people to consider a move abroad to look for work, a survey claims. More than half of 18 to 25-year-olds questioned said they were ‘seriously considering’ emigrating. Australia is … Continue reading

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U.S. Universities, Colleges Welcome Students from around the Globe

Vast educational opportunities available in the United States writes the LK Sunday Times: Harvard or Yale? Yale or Harvard? Which is it to be? Until recently, many foreign students interested in studying in the United States saw the question this … Continue reading

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GLOBAL: What international students want to study

Predicting where future international students will come from and what subjects they go abroad to study has become a mini-industry in receiving countries such as Britain and Australia, where some courses are highly dependent on overseas student fees. Delegates and … Continue reading

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