Fears over effects of no-deal Brexit on student exchanges and research funding

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Research on December 12th, 2020 by steve

“University staff and students remain ‘in the dark’ about whether they will be able to access vital research funding and take part in exchange opportunities when Britain leaves the EU. Higher education leaders are calling on the Government to prioritise full participation in the Erasmus+ exchange scheme and the Horizon Europe research funding programme as a no-deal Brexit looms …” (more)

[Eleanor Busby, Belfast Telegraph, 12 December]

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Will international students be allowed back this autumn?

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on July 26th, 2020 by steve

“While many universities in the Western world fret about how many international students will turn up on campus for the start of the new academic year, at least one Norwegian university has ‘revoked admission’ to its masters degree programmes taught in English for non-European Union students as a result of COVID-19 …” (more)

[Nic Mitchell, University World News, 24 July]

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Trinity Will Deal With Non-EU Exchanges on a Case-by-Case Basis

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on June 16th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Trinity will not make a blanket decision on the cancellation of Study Abroad programmes, instead dealing with exchanges on a case-by-case basis. Last month, Trinity opted not to cancel Erasmus exchanges for the first semester of the upcoming academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic …” (more)

[Sárán Fogarty, University Times, 16 June]

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