The Week in 100 Words: Travel strengthened between Ireland and Middle East and Degrees outside of UK pursued by over 700K

  • February 19, 2018

Bringing you the weeks’ International Education news affecting Study Abroad and Education Agencies around the world in around one hundred words

12th – 18th February 2018 ***For the full story and source, please click on the link headlines***

Education travel strengthened between Ireland and the Middle East

Ireland and the Middle East have now made it possible for students from the United Arab Emirates to travel to Ireland without the use of a visa. The change was brought into affect by the minister for justice and equality in Ireland, Charlie Flanagan, to help boost business, tourism and trade between the two countries.

Degrees outside of the UK are being pursued by over 700,000 students

Over the last decade enrolment in British transnational education (TNE) programmes has increased by 17%. Over 700,000 students have enrolled into TNE programmes. Though this shows that British degrees are still highly popular, the change is that most international students are pursuing British degrees outside of the UK, rather than within.  


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