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European language degree courses abandoned by many UK universities

European language degree courses abandoned by many UK universities | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
UK accused of 'systematically squandering linguistic resources' as number of students studying French, German, Italian and Spanish falls

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Students in the UK now face fewer choices if they would like to study languages at degree level

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6 More Benefits of Studying Abroad | Study Abroad Articles & News | DiversityAbroad.com

6 More Benefits of Studying Abroad | Study Abroad Articles & News | DiversityAbroad.com | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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International Education News l The PIE News l EU promises easier access for international students

International Education News l The PIE News l EU promises easier access for international students | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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Higher education is losing sight of what internationalisation is all about

Higher education is losing sight of what internationalisation is all about | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
As commentators debate the future of internationalisation in higher education, let's not forget the commitment to education and learning say Uwe Brandenburg and Hans de Wit
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This blog post is now a couple of years old but some of the issues are still quite current...

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Key skills revealed for future leaders of international education - European Association for International Education

Key skills revealed for future leaders of international education - European Association for International Education | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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More students take a year in Europe

More students take a year in Europe | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
Record numbers of UK university students are opting to spend a year studying or working abroad says the British Council.
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Finally we are getting somewhere!!

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Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish - The Local

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish - The Local | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
Swedish ninth graders get better marks in English than in Swedish, with experts explaining that English is increasingly accessible for the students, who find the subject more applicable than ever before.

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Where are Swedes really heading??

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Mikaela Balder Isc's comment, October 15, 2013 4:58 AM
This is incredible! I am from Sweden myself and it is insane that a ninth grader (15 years old) is more confident in English than their mother tongue. It just comes to show how influential the media, internet and other sources of information are!
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Up to 200 languages now spoken in Manchester

Up to 200 languages now spoken in Manchester | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
A study estimates up to 200 languages are being used in the city – up from 153 at the last count.
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International Student Calculator - powered by Brightside — Student Calculator

International Student Calculator - powered by Brightside — Student Calculator | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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Curious about how much it costs to live/study in the UK?

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Why choose a UK education? | Education UK (Global)

Why choose a UK education? | Education UK (Global) | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
Why choose a UK education? | Education UK (Global) (Why choose a UK education? Guidance for international students considering a UK education.
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Thinking of studying in the UK?

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WENR, March 2013: International Student Mobility Trends 2013: Towards Responsive Recruitment Strategies

International Student Mobility Trends 2013: Towards Responsive Recruitment Strategies
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Key findings from the full report can be found here

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International Education News l The PIE News l British Council: new Student Insights report

International Education News l The PIE News l British Council: new Student Insights report | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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The country you're from has a great impact on your reasons to study abroad...

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Prepare for Success

Prepare for Success | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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Best tool I have come across to help students pre-departure to the UK!

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International Education News l The PIE News l International students support 300,000 US jobs

International Education News l The PIE News l International students support 300,000 US jobs | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education (RT @ThePIENews: On the PIE: New data from @NAFSA shows international students support 300,000 US jobs http://t.co/0siG0qfmlf)...
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How Studying or Working Abroad Makes You Smarter

How Studying or Working Abroad Makes You Smarter | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
Research shows that experience in other countries makes us more flexible, creative, and complex thinkers.
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International Education News l The PIE News l TNE affordable alternative to study abroad, research finds

International Education News l The PIE News l TNE affordable alternative to study abroad, research finds | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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Technology: Virtual mobility with a difference - European Association for International Education

Technology: Virtual mobility with a difference - European Association for International Education | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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Beyond More of the Same: Top Four Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment | WENR

Beyond More of the Same: Top Four Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment | WENR | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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European language degree courses abandoned by many UK universities

European language degree courses abandoned by many UK universities | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
UK accused of 'systematically squandering linguistic resources' as number of students studying French, German, Italian and Spanish falls

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Students in the UK now face fewer choices if they would like to study languages at degree level

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Prince George photographs released

Prince George photographs released | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
The first official photographs of Prince George are released, showing him with his parents in the Middleton family's garden.
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#royalbaby

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UKCISA - Reverse culture shock

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What is Reverse Culture Shock? Is it really a thing? Oh yes, it is!

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Study overseas, UK students urged in new Government initiative - International Unit

Study overseas, UK students urged in new Government initiative - International Unit | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
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Finally! Let's try to make some noise about this people

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How many hours does it take to be fluent in English?

How many hours does it take to be fluent in English? | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
Immigrants are always being told to learn the language. But how long does it take to speak good English?
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It takes 360 hours to learn to speak good English, according to English UK which is a trade body for language colleges

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UK Students Abroad | British Council

UK Students Abroad | British Council | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
UK students abroad
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There are plenty of reasons for UK students to go abroad!!

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International Education News l The PIE News l Youth travel gives £20bn boost to UK economy

International Education News l The PIE News l Youth travel gives £20bn boost to UK economy | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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Students studying in the UK contribute £20bn to the UK economy - which is more over long periods than business travellers!

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Visas, pre-departure information and orientation - Education UK Marketing - British Council

Visas, pre-departure information and orientation - Education UK Marketing - British Council | International students and education insights | Scoop.it
Education UK Marketing visas, pre-departure information and orientation
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Lots of interesting publications to download!

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