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Course Preview – British Council offers English courses for Easter holidays

Spring Intensive Courses

British Council offers English courses for Easter holidays Fun and interactive English learning experience Register on or before 13 March 2016 to enjoy a 10% discount This Easter, the British Council is introducing Spring Intensive Courses for students to learn English through a range of themes about nature, film, travel and more. Taught by British Council’s teachers with native speaker proficiency, these ... Read More »

Number of Hong Kong students studying in England soars as parents lose faith in Diploma

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Uncertainty about city’s new diploma system may be a factor behind the rise, says consultant The number of Hong Kong students entering universities in England has increased by almost a quarter as the overall number of overseas students in the country has declined for the first time in three decades. Researchers say parents’ uncertainty about Hong Kong’s new Diploma of ... Read More »

Global launch of online Masters degree in English Language Teaching

University of Southampton

An online Masters degree in English Language Teaching is being launched worldwide thanks to a collaboration between the University of Southampton and the British Council. Combining the University of Southampton’s reputation as a leading UK institution with the British Council’s expertise in English language teaching and for promoting quality UK higher education on a global scale, the online Masters degree ... Read More »

UK universities woo Pinoy students

pinoy students Phillipines

It probably is every serious Filipino student’s dream to pursue further studies abroad, especially in the United Kingdom where some of the world’s best universities — University of Oxford, University of Cambridge and Imperial College of London, to name a few — are located. Although quite expensive — figures run from P900,000 to P1.3 million, including living expenses — it ... Read More »

UK universities advised to come to India to tap vast potential

Indian Students

UK universities must contemplate coming to India if they want to benefit from a shake up to international higher education that is going to see India enrolling the largest number of students into tertiary education in the world by 2020, a British Council report has warned. Lynne Heslop, British Council’s senior education advisor in India and author of the report, ... Read More »

UK universities urged to seek new global opportunities

UK universities and education policy-makers should prepare for a global slowdown in the market for international students in the coming decade, the British Council has warned. In response, they should be ready to widen their focus to new opportunities in international research collaboration and look to become more connected, forming global communities and educating more overseas students in their home ... Read More »

‘Indian students contribute to the British student experience’

Jo Beall, director of education and society at the British Council, tells that  UK is not just welcoming, but enthusiastic in hosting Indian students.  Indian students are concerned about the withdrawal of the Post Study Work (PSW) route. What do you have to say to them? The first thing we have to say is that we support the government’s concern ... Read More »

Setback for Indian students, UK discontinues post-study visa

A facility that allowed Indian students to work in UK for two years after their courses are over is closed from April 6 as part of the Cameron government’s drive to cut migration, which may put-off those aspiring to study in the UK. Under the Tier 1 (Post-study work) route, Indian and other non-EU students were able to take up ... Read More »

30,000 more international students expected to join UK universities in next decade

The number of international students choosing to study in Britain is set to rise faster than overseas student enrolments anywhere else in the world outside of Australia, according to a new study from the British Council. This growth is set against an expected global slowdown in the number of internationally mobile students, and will be significantly smaller than the increasing ... Read More »

British Council, Universities UK oppose student visa rule changes

Two leading organisations – the British Council and Universities UK – have opposed the recent changes to student visa rules that may reduce Britain’s attraction as a destination for students from India and other countries. Of all the changes, the most controversial is the abolition of the post-study work visa from April, which allowed self-financing students from India and other ... Read More »

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