Australia seeks to become top English language study destination - Global Education Times (GET News)

Australia seeks to become top English language study destination

The government of Australia has unveiled a new sector strategy with the aim to establish itself as a top, world-class English language study destination for international students.

The Department of Education and Training’s (DET) new sector strategy – English Language Teaching International Engagement Strategy 2025 – has noted that it recognises the key role that English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) plays in relation to Australia’s education exports.

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University of Huddersfield to open new London campus - Global Education Times (GET News)

University of Huddersfield to open new London campus

University of Huddersfield has announced that it has joined hands with Study Group to open a new campus in London.

From September 2020, Study Group will deliver University of Huddersfield’s postgraduate degree curriculum to international students in the new campus based in Greenwich.

The postgraduate business degrees provided in the London campus will be same as those offered in the University’s home campus.

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93% increase in Indians who got UK study visas - Global Education Times (GET News)

93% increase in Indians who got UK study visas

Over 37,500 Indian students received UK study visas in 2019, a 93% increase from last year’s number.

The latest UK Immigration Statistics, which was published last week, revealed that this is the largest number of UK study visas which have been issued to Indian students across the previous eight years.

This rise denotes the continuation of the strong upward trend in UK student visa numbers for Indians, which has continued to grow since 2016.

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UKIBC study reveals top barriers to deeper UK-India HE collaboration - Global Education Times (GET News)

UKIBC study reveals top barriers to deeper UK-India HE collaboration

The United Kingdom’s immigration policy and India’s higher education policy have been found to be the top barriers toward establishing deeper UK-India HE collaboration, a UKIBC study has found.

A report published by the UK-India Business Council (UKIBC) titled Higher Education Collaboration: Futureproofing the UK India Partnership has looked at the benefits that UK Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) gain from India and the barriers that are currently in the way of deeper collaboration.

The report draws from an initial survey of 67 higher education institutions across the UK.

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Sweden approves 6 months extra on visa for international students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Sweden approves 6 months extra on visa for international students

International students and researchers in Sweden will from 1 January 2020 be able to stay in Sweden for up to a year after graduating to look for jobs.

The current permit rules have allowed students who want to stay in Sweden after their course finishes to apply for a residence permit for up to six additional months, providing they fulfil certain criteria.

The approval of new rules around international student residence permits by Sweden’s government at the end of last week will extend the time for up to a year if the students want to look for work or set up their own business in Sweden.

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Number of Indian students in Taiwan grows 56% in 2018 - Global Education Times (GET News)

Number of Indian students in Taiwan grows 56% in 2018

The number of Indian students in Taiwan has shot up by 56% to 2,398 students between 2017 and 2018, according to figures shared with Global Education Times.

Recent data from the Taiwan Ministry of Education shared with Global Education Times shows that the total number of Indian students pursuing their education in Taiwan has increased a sharp growth in just one year, registering an increase of 56% from 2017 to 2018.

In 2003, figures indicate that only 5 Indian students were enrolled on programmes in Taiwan, showing an incredible 15-year total growth of almost 48,000%, as the country becomes a more attractive destination of study.

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Up to 2 years more PSW in Australia from this week - Global Education Times (GET News)

Up to 2 years more PSW in Australia from this week

Starting this week, some foreign students in Australia will have access to 2 more years of PSW (Post Study Work Rights) with the expansion of the regional cities list for immigration purposes.

The definition of regional Australia for migration has changed with effect from 16 November, 2019.

Foreign students who seek to work in Australia with the Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485), which grants them post-study work rights, will have access to up to 2 more years of work rights in Australia depending on where they choose to study.

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UK, Germany and Australia offer best post-study work visa - Global Education Times (GET News)

UK, Germany and Australia offer best post-study work visa

Australia, UK and Germany are the countries best for post-study work for international students, according to data compiled by The Atlas.

Post-study work up to 2 years will be available to students graduating from UK universities after 2020.

The change to policy has been introduced in order to attract “the best and brightest” from across the world to study and work in the UK.

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