Will the Higher Education Budget Cuts in the UK Fuel International Competition for Students?

…will get better before any major damage is done to the UK higher education system. Related Articles: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/7465922/Warning-over-university-budget-cuts.html http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20100123092307174 http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE62H13620100318 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/low/education/8476136.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8573432.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7946912.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8453360.stm http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/higher/uk-students-head-overseas-in-search-of-cheaper-fees-and-academic-excellence-1922820.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/the-big-question-is-britains-international-ranking-in-higher-education-likely-to-fall-1923665.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/courses-to-close-in-college-funding-crisis-1925192.html http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?col=&section=education&xfile=data/education/2010/January/education_January4.xml http://www.hefce.ac.uk/news/HEFCE/2010/grant1011/announce.htm http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/mar/18/university-budgets-slashed…

Visas, another homework for governments towards international education and Latin America students. Part III.

…Not published Not published   Table.IV. Visa facts per country (1) Fees converted from local currency to USD$ based on date exchange rate. Sources. http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/annual/2006-07/html/outcome1/output1_1_5.htm http://www.minister.immi.gov.au/media/media-releases/2010/ce10031.htm http://www.globalvisas.com/news/education_group_lobbies_for_less_us_student_visa_restrictions2279.html http://brudirect.com/index.php/2010050720883/Local-News/new-facility-for-visas-for-uk-bound-students.html http://www.sagecoalition.org/sites/default/files/SAGE2010Immigration.pdf http://www.immi.gov.au/about/reports/annual/2008-09/html/outcome1/output1-1-4.htm#table16…

France and international students – a perspective

…countries in defining the landscape of international mobility for the years ahead. [1] http://www.uis.unesco.org/Education/Pages/international-student-flow-viz.aspx. [2] http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2011/11/16/etudiants-etrangers-la-faute-de-la-france_1604433_3232.html [3] http://www.rfi.fr/france/20130419-mesures-accueil-simplifiees-espoir-tous-etudiants-etrangers-france [4] http://www.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/cid72117/accueil-des-talents-etrangers.html [5] http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2011/01/20/il-faut-differencier-les-droits-de-scolarite-pour-les-etudiants-etrangers_1467871_3232.html [6] http://www.uis.unesco.org/Education/Pages/international-student-flow-viz.aspx [7] http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20130705200907773 [8] http://www.campusfrance.org/fria/taughtie/index.html#app=16cf&fd71-si=0 [9] http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/dossiers-pays/bresil/la-france-et-le-bresil/#sommaire_4…

The French Universities Revolution Is en Route

…background to access Grandes Ecoles, Mrs Pecresse announced the opening by 2011 of 100 new preparatory classes – the majority intended to welcome disadvantaged students. http://www.ambafrance-uk.org/President-Sarkozy-on-national-loan.html http://chronicle.com/article/Frances-Latest-Revolution/65785/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/dec/14/spending-boost-for-french-universities http://www.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/cid51351/investissements-d-avenir-campus-excellence.html http://www.educpros.fr/detail-article/h/5910195f0d/a/30-de-boursiers-dans-les-grandes-ecoles-valerie-pecresse-fixe-la-feuille-de-route.html

California Higher Education: a System in Peril

…fall, albeit hopefully this time with fewer confused fruit analogies hurled at them. http://www.ucop.edu/acadinit/mastplan/mp.htm http://www.scribd.com/doc/23367458/Privatization-Info-Sheet http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/compact/compact.pdf http://articles.latimes.com/2006/jan/09/opinion/le-monday9.2 http://articles.latimes.com/2006/jan/09/opinion/le-monday9.2 http://www.dailycal.org/article/108123/state_education_shouldn_t_hold_its_breath http://articles.sfgate.com/2006-01-15/opinion/17276299_1_uc-and-cal-state-higher-education-tuition http://www.calstate.edu/pa/news/2004/compact.shtml http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/oct/04/california-failing-state-debt http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/deadlineusa/2008/oct/12/uselections2008-useconomy/print http://www.dailycal.org/article/109472/uc_system_cal_grants_escape_cuts_in_governor_s_bud http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8684188.stm http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/14/AR2010051405536.html# http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-reed-state-colleges-20100527,0,6849110.story http://www.sdnn.com/sandiego/2010-06-03/politics-city-county-government/california-budget-politics-city-county-government/california-budget-crisis-diaries-pay-the-bills-by-screwing-education http://mustangdaily.net/governor-keeps-366-million-for-csu-system-in-state-budget/ http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2009/07/23/terminator-arnold-schwarzenegger-brandishes-hunting-knife-in-video-115875-21541743/…

Trends in student mobility

…foreign students, but also because of some other factors, which cannot be analyzed without some additional data. Sources: OECD “Education at a glance” 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007 Reports http://www.oecd.org/findDocument/0,3354,en_2649_39263238_1_119656_1_1_1,00.html

Six Latin American universities make the grade in new QS World University Rankings: Arts and Humanities

…QS World University Rankings®: Arts and Humanities and QS Asian University Rankings have recently been featured in media around the world including: The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/jun/03/top-100-world-university-rankings-arts-humanities-english-linguistics-geography Daily Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/8552655/Spending-cuts-risk-damaging-universities-global-standing.html The Australian:…