May 2019

The latest vesion of the ‘The shape of global higher education’ research series was presented at Going Global 2019.

The study now includes 52 countries in total and the latest update revisits 14 countries and considers the policy environment for 6 new countries - Canada, Spain, Italy, Poland, Bulgaria, and Ireland. It focuses in particular on the HE policy environment across Europe, alongside an analysis of information that includes international student flows, research output and national spend on promotion.

“Our study shows that strengthening national support for student mobility has an obvious impact; it can lead to attracting more students; and countries which attract more international students are wealthier" said Michael Peak, Head of Higher Education Systems Research, at the British Council.

Read the full press release.

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