A new study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) highlights the relative attractiveness of the business schools in leading study destinations. The framing of the study, Early Warning Signals: Winners and Losers in the Global Race for Talent, is very compelling. It looks at trends in international application volumes and related policy, but also takes a broader view in arguing that foreign enrollment trends in business schools are also an important indicator of how talent is moving around the world.
The report examines trends around business school admissions in a number of countries but highlights the situation in the US in particular. There it finds that READ MORE
It used to be – and not that very long ago – that the list of most important languages in the world to know would have been quite small. French, English, Spanish, and German would have made the list, plus a handful of others depending on where in Europe and Asia one lived. Accordingly, these were the languages most in demand by students across the world looking to extend their linguistic repertoire beyond their mother tongue either for career or cultural/personal reasons.
But of course, the landscape of global power and business has changed dramatically, READ MORE
U.S. News & World Report just published one of its most reputable university ranking lists, and this time the universities in the USA have been evaluated. The 2020 Best National Universities ranking includes a mix of public and private research institutions that offer a diverse range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. These are the top USA universities of 2020: READ MORE
The UK has announced a new Graduate Visa that will allow international students to remain for two years after completing degree programs, a reversal of a policy introduced in 2012 and a move welcomed by the international education industry.
The new post-study work rights system for international students was unveiled by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday. The restoration of two-year post-study work rights for international students reverses a policy introduced by Johnson’s predecessor, Theresa May, when she was Home Secretary in 2012.
For all student visa applications submitted from September 1, applicants will be required to transfer €10,236 into a blocked account, an increase from the current requirement of €8,640.
The blocked account is the most common means for international students for demonstrating that they have sufficient credit balances to cover the costs for the duration of their planned stay in Germany.
The monthly withdrawal limit from a blocked account will be increased from the current level of READ MORE