Archive For May 29, 2018

UAE announces five-year student visas and residency opportunities

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UAE announces five-year student visas and residency opportunities

  Short on time? Here are the highlights: The UAE has introduced a new five-year visa for international students The move highlights the country’s determination to further expand its international student enrolment and the internationalisation of its education system     International students studying in the United Arab Emirates will now be eligible for a…

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US student visa data the latest indicator of international enrolment trends

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US student visa data the latest indicator of international enrolment trends

Short on time? Here are the highlights: The number of F-1 and M-1 visa holders in the US declined by .5% between March 2017 and March 2018 This marks the first time that the number of active visa-holding international students in the US has declined in decades, and it reflects what is now a multi-year…

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New Zealand’s foreign enrolment dipped in 2017

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New Zealand’s foreign enrolment dipped in 2017

New Zealand’s international student numbers fell off 7% through August 2017 This decline was largely influenced by a 29% decrease in Indian enrolments, and by a 30% drop in registrations for unfunded private training centres More broadly, there are a number of important shifts afoot in the country this year, in terms of enrolment distribution…

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Canada books 20% growth in 2017

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Canada books 20% growth in 2017

  Driven by continuing strong numbers from China and a notable expansion of Indian enrolments, Canada hosted a record 494,000 foreign students in 2017 This represents 20% growth over the year before, and a 41% increase since 2015 It also means that the country has met its goal to host 450,000 students by 2022 several…

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Foreign enrolment in China up by 10.5% in 2017

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Foreign enrolment in China up by 10.5% in 2017

The number of international students in China reached nearly 490,000 in 2017, within easy striking distance of the country’s long-term goal to host 500,000 students by 2020 Nearly half of all foreign students in China were enrolled in degree studies last year, a study category that is growing even more quickly than is overall foreign…

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