Fifty-fold growth in English-taught bachelor’s courses in Europe

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on September 14th, 2017 by steve

“The number of English-taught bachelor’s programmes being offered by European universities has increased 50-fold in the past eight years, according to a major study. Research from the European Association for International Education and international study platform StudyPortals found that there are 2,900 such courses being offered today at universities in continental Europe, up from just 55 in 2009 …” (more)

[Ellie Bothwell, Times Higher Education, 14 September]

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Controls on student housing ‘justified’ after ‘avalanche’ of student accommodation in parts of Dublin’s inner city

Posted in Governance and administration on September 14th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“An ‘avalanche’ of student accommodation in parts of Dublin’s inner city justifies plans to impose tighter planning controls around such developments, a councillor has claimed. Críona Ní Dhálaigh is supporting proposed changes to planning guidelines in the city council area, which would mean the existence of other student accommodation within a 1km-radius should be considered when new developments are being planned …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 14 September]

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