Obama could draw students away from UK

November 24, 2008

THE JOURNAL–The election of Barack Obama as US president could threaten British universities’ intake of foreign students, education experts claim. Leading analysts have said that as the negative perceptions of America diminish and US visa full story
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Barack Obama to boost US academic recruiting

November 12, 2008

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA–The US is likely to step up its recruitment of the world’s best young minds in the wake of last week’s election win by Barack Obama, some leading American academics say. Stanford Graduate School of Business political science professor David Brady says he expects a “jump shift” in US efforts in the global talent wars. After a visa crackdown full story
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Pro Linguis sold to Kaplan Inc.

October 16, 2008

SWITZERLAND and UNITED STATES–one of the largest language travel agencies in Switzerland, Pro Linguis, has been sold to Kaplan Inc. in the USA, marking a gradual trend towards vertical integration in the industry. Don Quijote in Spain and Navitas in Australia are other examples of private education providers with part or full ownership of outbound student travel agencies. full story