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Corbyn puts the kibosh on international student controls

I do love the law of inadvertent consequences. The Labour Party’s manifesto commitment to removing tuition fees for students, together with their clever use of social media, delivered a massive increase in young voter registrations, and Labour’s biggest share of the national vote since 1945. The inadvertent effect will be to force the ‘victorious’ Tories [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Is International Education Marketing about to get a lot easier in the UK at least?

The mood music is getting louder and a lot more encouraging for British universities. The cross-party Education Sub-Committee of the House of Commons this week published its report on the UK’s higher education sector, and specifically the impact of Brexit. Concerned about the impact of Brexit on the numbers of EU students coming to study [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|General|0 Comments

What effect will Trump have on Chinese International Students?

We read today that Presidents Xi and Trump had a ‘cordial’ hour long telephone conversation yesterday, in which the latter affirmed his commitment to the One China policy that has been respected by the USA for so many decades. Will this ameliorate any growing concerns among Chinese International students about their likely welcome in America? [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Market Ed China – Why now?

I thought I'd use this first blog to explain something of the background that created Market Ed China. I joined the University of Exeter as Head of Marketing in 2011 - which turned out to be brilliant timing. In 2012, Exeter joined the UK's Russell Group, rose to number seven in 'The Times' league table [...]

By |August 15th, 2016|General|0 Comments