31 July 2019

Around the world in five

Around the world in 38

CHINA

China’s push to expand vocational education

The Chinese government has allocated NZ$21.88 billion to expand China’s vocational training to a new system that will see graduates emerge with qualifications in high-priority areas.

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GLOBAL

Universities ride eSports wave for a stake in its future

Eleven global universities have founded the University eSports International Initiative (UeII) to collaborate on a range of eSports projects, including research, tournaments and governance.

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GLOBAL

Why is it so difficult for international students to work in their host countries?

Policymakers see the benefit of retaining highly skilled international students but opinions differ on the best way to do so, with frustrating results for graduates.

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 TURKEY

International students flocking to Turkey for higher education

Thanks to major investments in education, regulatory amendments and government encouragement of student integration, Turkey now hosts one percent of the world’s international student population.

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UNITED KINGDOM

GoXchange student app launched

A new app seeks to support international students by connecting them with peers at the same study destination.

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