Charting the impact of COVID-19 on UK admissions and recruitment

[This article was first published on 17th March 2020, but is being updated regularly. Last update: 27th July 2021. The latest updates are shown in blue.] A summary of school…

UK NARIC information and data: 2019 highlights

Throughout last year we continually updated our information on qualifications and education systems in accordance with the Information Development Plan and in response to emerging developments. Overall, education system descriptions,…

UKNARIC19: our most diverse conference yet!

Delegates from 34 countries and territories were represented at the UKNARIC19 annual conference in London on 4 and 5 November, making our 23rd annual conference the most diverse yet. The…

International Comparisons database updates – October 2019: Focus on Africa

Opportunities for international student recruitment and partnerships in Africa were discussed in a number of sessions at the UKNARIC19 annual conference earlier this week. In his session ‘Opportunities in Africa’,…

International Comparisons database updates – June 2019

June was another busy month for updates to the International Comparisons database. Comprehensive updates Two country files were updated in full: Benin and Turkey. One of Africa’s most stable democracies,…

Reflections: Morocco

“Play it again Sam” Although never said these words are probably the most famous quote associated with Casablanca; however the city offers so much more than the backdrop to the…

Reflections: Namibia

UK NARIC recently travelled to the Namibian capital, Windhoek, to deliver six workshops on different aspects of international education. Our host, the Namibian Qualification Authority (NQA), made our visit very…

Application Trends – English Speaking Africa

The 2009 figures from UNESCO showed that there were 3.3 million outwardly mobile students across the world. The regions with the largest number of mobile students are East Asia and…