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Students hit by travel ban

09-02-2017 Hits:350 News Andrea Perez - avatar Andrea Perez

International students returning to study in the US were among those worst affected by the travel ban imposed by President Trump’s executive order in January, Melanie Butler writes. This included...

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November 2016

Skill up the CEO


Melanie Butler writes

One in five of managers lack the English skills to do their job, according to new research conducted by Cambridge English Language Assessment and QS university rankings. The research, based on a survey of 5,373 employers in 88 countries, was launched in the EU Parliament on 27 September.

Italy Nicu Buculei

Matt Salusbury writes

The UK’s prime minister and foreign secretary have reportedly contacted Italian counterparts to seek an ‘early resolution’ to the 36-year struggle of the lettori – foreign university lecturers denied the same work rights and salaries as Italian colleagues. They’re owed decades of back pay despite three European Court of Justice rulings in their favour.

School Texas US Department of Agriculture

Andrea Pérez writes

Schools in the US state of Texas are ‘desperate’ for bilingual teachers, the Dallas News reports. The total number of speakers with ‘limited English’ in the state ‘has grown by nearly 50 per cent in the last decade, with about one in five students struggling with language’, according to the Texas Education Agency, quoted by the newspaper.

November 2016

May aims to cut ...


Melanie Butler writes

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has officially confirmed that international students will not be removed from the net migration figures, which she claims will be cut to the ‘tens of thousands’. A recent survey shows that 75 per cent of British people do not view students as migrants, and 62 per cent say their numbers should not be cut.

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