UK ‘still good place for overseas students’

November 11, 2008

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–New visa requirements will not deter overseas students, the British Council insisted this week, ahead of the launch of a competition to highlight the contribution they make to life in the UK. Critics claim the new points-based system will make UK universities less welcoming just as the perception of studying in the US improves after Barack full story
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From Egypt to Brunei, British schools are growing in popularity

October 23, 2008

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–The Empire may be long gone, but there is one remnant of Britain’s colonial past on which the sun never sets. British schools abroad are booming. Last year, more than 1,200 opened across the world. Older, more established British international schools are vastly over-subscribed, with many embarking on building projects to meet the growing demand full story

Overseas students want to study near London

October 23, 2008

LANCASTER, UNITED KINGDOM–International students are more concerned with how close a university is to London than by the fees it charges, a study has shown. Studying in or near the capital is one of the top priorities for overseas students deciding where to study for a degree in the UK, Lancaster University academics found. It matters more to them than full story