EU academics: we want you in the UK and you will not be asked to leave

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Higher education is one of UK’s most successful export sector and the government is determined to keep it that way even after Brexit. Immigration minister, Brandon Lewis, explains in his article that academics and students will continute to be able to come to the UK for research, teaching or studying purposes from all over the EU.     Source: Times Higher Education 01/12/2017
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Top Universities in China 2018

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The new QS ranking of BRICS countries came out today (see it here). The list features 300 institutions, 94 of which are in China. The other four countries, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa share the remaining 206 spots. There are seven Chinese universities in the top ten. Check out the link to see the best Chinese universities.
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The role of education in the future of the European Union

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We in the EU have to ask the question if we underestimated the role of education and culture in society. Without direct influence on these fields, EU strives to help the free mobility and the possibilities to work for teachers and artists across Europe. The responsibles are continuously experimenting with new ideas to facilitate the decision and process of studying in other countries.         Source: Times Higher Education 17/11/2017
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How the US can stem decline in international students

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New enrolment of international students to US universities dropped by 2,1%. Higher education institutions are likely to lose US$125 million in revenue during the first year of studies. Other factors, like that many institutions are reliant on foreign students’ tuition fees or that the international students don’t necessarily see great career prospects in the country under the Trump presidency, might mean universities have to discover new tactics to be able to attract international students. Source: University World News 14/11/2017
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Denmark: Institutions move to cut international student numbers

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Higher institutions took action after the Minister for Higher Education and Science expressed concerns that they do not educate primarily for the Danish workforce. That means a 28% drop in the number of foreign students entering the universities in 2017. A research earlier showed that of all Eastern European students graduating in Denmark, only 20% stays in the country after.         Source: University World News 08/11/2017
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Time for decisive action to improve teacher education

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Many reports have been done on teacher education and how it would be best to improve teaching quality at every level of education. The problem is that many of these recommendations are not taken up, and that with the change of government the approach towards the issue seems to be changing completely as well. How would it be possible to transform teaching for everyone’s benefit? Source: University World News 10/11/2017
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