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Unis, Nobel laureates condemn Trump’s immigration ban

Universities, locally and overseas, have issued statements condemning US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban of seven Muslim majority countries, as they say it will restrict the free movement of students and researchers. Universities Australia chief executive Belinda Robinson said this ...

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Hotcourses sale to net British politician £14 million

International student recruitment firm IDP Education has acquired Hotcourses Group for £30.1 million ($48.6 million), resulting in a likely payout of £14.4 million ($23.2 million) for UK health secretary Jeremy Hunt. Hotcourses Group owns several sites that allow prospective students ...

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International students trickle into UK, flood into US

International students are still heading to the UK but are coming to the US in droves, according to an expert analysis of international student data. Dr Rahul Choudaha, chief executive and principal researcher of higher education consultancy DrEducation, crunched the numbers from ...

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Student accommodation industry boom predicted

Student accommodation website student.com, has predicted a boom in the Australian purpose-built student housing industry, which is woefully undersupplied. Purpose-built student accommodation refers to housing built specifically for students. Bede Moore, student.com’s head of growth and partnerships Australia, said this accommodation type ...

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International student numbers grow, again

Federal Education Department data, released today at the Australian International Education Conference, revealed that international student numbers have grown by 11 per cent since last year. Steve Nerlich, director of the Education Department’s international research and analysis unit, said there are ...

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The five stages of Brexit grief

It is difficult to imagine a group of people more stricken by the UK’s vote to leave the EU than the 5200 people from 80 countries who assembled for the recent European Association for International Education (EAIE) conference. Laura Howard, ...

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