Spending by international students generated £25.8bn in gross output for the UK’s economy in 2014/15, new research from Universities UK has shown. Universities, meanwhile, earned £13.1bn in export receipts in the same year. This on- and off-campus spending by the UK’s 437,000 EU and non-EU students supported the equivalent of 206,600 full-time jobs across the country. “This is not something
As anxious high-school seniors await admissions letters, they face a barrage of questions from adults, forcing them to employ avoidance strategies; ‘How did you do on the SATs?’ llie Dreier, a 17-year-old from Glen Ridge, N.J., attended a friend’s family gathering recently when the question came up. A relative asked her friend, “What’s your SAT score?” Her friend fired back,
Dear international students, A couple of months ago, I wrote a post on how to negotiate being an international student caught between nations. Back then, I was only thinking about distance and adjustment, and how to think of our personal and professional lives transnationally. Shortly after that piece was published, the stakes of being an international student were heightened.
President Trump has today signed a new executive order banning citizens of six countries from travelling to the US for 90 days. His secretary of homeland security underlined that those with current authorisation to enter will not be affected, but US HE stakeholders remain concerned about the potential consequences for the sector. The executive order, which excludes Iraq from the previous executive order‘s