Tag Archives: students

Speak to immigrant students like me before you ‘deprioritise’ them

I arrived in the UK from Nigeria with my family at the age of eight to join my dad who lived here. All through my schooling, my parents were trying to sort out their immigration status. It’s a long and complicated process that ended with multiple appeals and applications. Lots of money was spent on lawyers, and we only received ... Read More »

65% of students more likely to choose US if Clinton wins

Carried out by Seattle-based Study in the USA, a Department of Commerce partner that connects international students with universities and colleges in the US, the study surveyed over 1,000 students from 130 countries from October 14 to this week. “International students contribute $30.5bn to the US economy and support 373,000 jobs” Students were asked to share their nationality, and answer: whether the ... Read More »

South Africa: violent protests, campus closures drive foreign students away

Students are protesting a the decision by the Department of Higher Education and Training to allow universities to increase their fees by up to 8% while offering subsidies for lower income students. Speaking with The PIE News, a spokesperson for the DHET said that although the increase in tuition fees due to take effect in 2017 should not be a financial barrier, ... Read More »

$1m committed to education platform for displaced students

the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response – will be the first initiative to receive support from the Catalyst Trust for University Education, a new fund founded by former NYU president John Sexton and advised by Brown. The platform has received $1m in backing from the trust, which will join together with the Institute of International Education to build the ... Read More »

$1m committed to education platform for displaced students

PEER – the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response – will be the first initiative to receive support from the Catalyst Trust for University Education, a new fund founded by former NYU president John Sexton and advised by Brown. The platform has received $1m in backing from the trust, which will join together with the Institute of International Education to ... Read More »