We need to attract more international students

Ireland“Every year €500m is brought into the Irish economy by international third level students from outside the EU. But why is New Zealand, a country with a comparable population, much more successful than we are in attracting them. The difference is that New Zealand has put a clear policy in place and formed an alliance between government, education providers and supporting organisations to deliver stated objectives. The absence of a government policy here has meant we are not claiming our share of the global market for international education …” (more)

[Independent, 10 June]

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