Archive for International students

Record numbers of international students

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 10 March 2011 by Steve

“The number of international students around the world is continuing to rise sharply, with provisional figures from Unesco’s Institute for Statistics revealing an annual increase of 12% …” (more)

[Sean Coughlan, BBC News, 10 March]

Immigrants and foreign students face 50% fee hike

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 25 August 2008 by Steve

“Immigrants and students seeking to study in Ireland have been hit with a 50% increase in the cost of registration with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB).” (more)

[Claire O’Sullivan, Irish Examiner, 23 August]

Border Controls

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 25 August 2008 by Steve

“It seems Ireland is not alone in creating new barriers to international student recruitment. Recent news in the Guardian states that the Home Office in the UK will require potential international students to provide evidence that they have access to at least €9,600 a year before entering the UK …” (more)

[Kelly Coate, Summa cum laude, 19 August]

How not to recruit international students …

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 25 August 2008 by Steve

“It was really rather disheartening to see that the Irish Department of Justice has just ruled that students from outside the European Economic Area will no longer be able to bring their children with them on their student visas …” (more)

[Kelly Coate, Summa cum laude, 8 August]