Education

Sterling Partners invests in prep school startup

The amount was undisclosed but the investment is the third to come out of Sterling Partners’ Education Opportunity Fund, its first ever sector-focused fund, which has a target to invest between $10m and $25m in the education businesses. “Amerigo is unique in that Sterling Partners really conceived of the business, which isn’t typically how they operate” Conceived by Sterling Partners, Amerigo ... Read More »

Aus: international education exports surge to $21.8bn

Both the export revenue and student enrolments, which Department of Education and Training data shows totalled more than 700,000 in the year to November 2016, surpassed record highs. “There is strong global demand for Australian education and training and we are helping providers to pursue opportunities” “There is strong global demand for Australian education and training and we are helping ... Read More »

France attracts record number of int’l students, but loses market share

The Campus France report, 4,300,000 Étudiants Internationaux, shows international student numbers were up 7% between 2012 and 2015 to 309,642, making France the world’s fourth most popular study destination and the top francophone destination. “The competition is fiercer and fiercer for everybody. We are less dynamic in the market” However, the report also shows that other study destinations are stepping ... Read More »

Navitas partners with University of Idaho

The University of Idaho International Student Success Program will commence in September 2017 on the university’s main campus in Moscow, Idaho, subject to regulatory approvals. “We look forward to enhancing the University of Idaho’s brand as an international study destination” The pathway will prepare both undergraduate and postgraduate students for study at the university. Navitas will also recruit international students ... Read More »

IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m

With more than 66 million visits and two million users accessing Hotcourses Group’s database of 500,000 courses from more than 5,000 institutions in 48 countries, the move expands IDP’s digital service offering to students and clients. “Many students choose to research and make their study choices online these days” Speaking with The PIE News, IDP Education’s CEO Andrew Barkla said ... Read More »

Germany: new agency members, website for FDSV

Astur in Fulda and Lingoschools in Frankfurt joined the association bringing its total membership to 29 agencies. Meanwhile, the FDSV website has an enhanced course search function making it easier for German students to peruse courses offered by agency partners. Peter Schuto, managing directer at Astur, which recruits students to Germany as well as sends German students overseas, said joining ... Read More »

UK to control immigration from EU, says May

Outlining her 12 objectives for the UK’s exit from the European Union, May also nodded to the importance of science and innovation, and said part of her agenda is to “guarantee the rights of EU citizens who are already living in Britain”. May reaffirmed the messages that the country will “continue to attract the brightest and the best to work or ... Read More »

France aims to attract 10,000 Indian students by 2020

During a trip to India this week, minster Jean-Marc Ayrault also launched the Bangalore branch of France Alumni, an online platform operated by Campus France that connects former French international students with other alumni and job opportunities around the world. Last year, France welcomed around 4,000 Indian students, a number which is “very insufficient” said Ayrault. “It is very insufficient in ... Read More »

ITJEE 2017

IIT, ISM, NIT, IIIT, GFTI, and CFTI are some of the most esteemed institutions for engineering courses across the country. Every year, lakhs of students aspiring to be a part of these elite technical institutions appear for the Joint Entrance Examination or JEE out of which only a few thousands get the chance to be a part of these institutions. ... Read More »