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Press release

10 December 2015
‘The shape of international education to 2025’ examines the landscape of global higher education through the next decade by forecasting, in cooperation with Oxford Economics, demand for higher education based on household wealth and tertiary-aged populations.
08 December 2015
Some of the best-known British boarding schools are establishing branches overseas, as part of a high-profile internationalisation strategy to tap new pools of middle-class families seeking a quality education, according to new British Council research Global expansion of UK boarding schools: a study of branch campuses.
02 November 2015
New research by the British Council concluded that undergraduate and postgraduate international STEM students assess the value of their career and research prospects, alongside the quality of the course and the transferable skills they will attain, when deciding on a higher education destination.
28 May 2015
The ‘Broadening Horizons’ 2015 survey of almost 3000 UK students found overall, 34 per cent of all respondents to the survey said they were interested in some form of overseas study.
14 November 2014
A new British Council research report finds Japanese students who have studied abroad are more optimistic about their futures than students who have not, and that overall Japanese student sentiment towards overseas study is equal to UK and US peers.
06 October 2014
The report, Postgraduate student mobility trends to 2024, examines current trends in postgraduate mobility between key origin and destination markets, and forecasts student flows through the next ten years.
24 April 2014
A new research report, provides insight into how UK and US student demand for overseas study is changing.
05 December 2013
A new report provides a unique insight into the education aspirations of 10,000 students across India.
07 October 2013
A new report provides forecasts of key international student mobility indicators and markets to 2024.

Media mentions

01 December 2017
Financial concerns, a reluctance to leave friends and family in the UK and uncertainty about foreign language skills are putting off British students from studying abroad, new research has found.
01 December 2017
Financial concerns, a reluctance to leave friends and family in the UK and uncertainty about foreign language skills have dampened UK student interest in studying abroad, according to new survey findings published on November 29 by the British Council...
29 November 2017
The proportion of UK students that are interested in studying abroad has almost halved in the past two years, with financial concerns being one of the main barriers, according to new research from the British Council.
29 November 2017
A survey of more than 1,000 undergraduates found just 18 per cent were interested in some form of overseas study, down from 34 per cent in 2015. The report by the British Council said living costs and tuition fees were the biggest turn off for more than half of those who said they did not want to study abroad...
29 November 2017
Money worries, reluctance to leave family and friends and a lack of foreign language skills have dampened the desire of UK students to study overseas, a survey shows. Only 18 per cent are interested, down from 34 per cent in 2015, found education organisation the British Council...