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  • Capital London
  • Official Languages English
  • Population 63.2 million
  • International tertiary students 37,491 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 1,540
  • Australian share (percentage) 4 percent

United Kingdom education market profile

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Growing number of UK students want to study abroadMIP subscribers only
Monday, May 05, 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
A new report by the British Council reveals that 37 per cent of UK students are interested in overseas study, an increase of 17 per cent since 2013. Australia is the second most sought-after destinati ...
UK Government suspends major provider from TOIEC and TOEFL testingMIP subscribers only
Thursday, February 20, 2014Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Following concerns raised by a BBC report into potential malpractice, the UK Home Office has forced a major testing provider to temporarily suspend TOIEC and TOEFL exams in the UK.
UK Government targets non-EU students in export driveMIP subscribers only
Thursday, December 12, 2013Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Alumni
The UK Government has highlighted international education as a key driver of export-led growth and plans to target Asia and the Middle East in a bid to increase enrolments in the sector.
International student numbers to UK fall following stricter visa requirementsMIP subscribers only
Monday, June 24, 2013Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Restrictions on UK student visas are having a negative impact on international enrolments, especially among further education colleges and English language schools.
Australian and UK universities announce new focus on outward mobility
Monday, June 24, 2013Higher education | Austrade update
The British Council and Universities UK have announced a new outward student mobility strategy, as highlighted at a recent Austrade-organised education seminar in London for British universities, scho ...

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