Engaging with a broader range of students’ prior learning experiences and pathways

UK universities and higher education institutions are re-examining their recruitment strategies and models, with a focus on long-term sustainability and the need to diversify international student recruitment. This major blog…

What can analysis of our data tell UK higher education institutions about emerging international markets?

UK universities and higher education institutions are re-examining their recruitment strategies and models, with a focus on long-term sustainability and the need to diversify international student recruitment. This major blog…

UK international student recruitment changes: away from the EU, towards South Asia and West Africa

UK universities and higher education institutions are re-examining their recruitment strategies and models, with a focus on long-term sustainability and the need to diversify international student recruitment. This major new…

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: 1st June 2022. The latest updates are shown in blue.] A summary of school…

COVID-19’s cancelled exams and grading issues create admissions challenges for universities

In almost every country, education has been disrupted by COVID-19. There have been widespread school and university closures, and a shift to online learning. This blog looks at the question…

Europass Mobility: document your knowledge and skills

What is it? Europass Mobility is a document that is designed to display knowledge and skills achieved while learning or studying in another European country. It was designed to complement,…

From cloud computing to wind power technology: the Double High initiative and opportunities for Sino-British partnerships in the TVET sector

Regular readers may already be familiar with the “Double World-Class” project, launched in 2017 to raise the standards of China’s elite universities. Now, with the unveiling of the “Double High”…

Evolving the English language test during transformational times

‘Organisations must adapt or die’ has been the consistent mantra of management expert Gary Hamel. During times of exceptional change, this has never been truer. The arrival of COVID-19 could…