UK offshore enrolment now over half-million mark

From Times Higher Education: “UUKi report records 12.7 per cent increase in transnational education headcount in space of a year … Transnational education covers students learning overseas via distance learning, collaborative provision or branch campuses. The UUKi report … says that nearly two-thirds of offshore learners – 63.8 per cent – were studying for undergraduate degrees. … Recruitment was spread across 162 providers, but the majority of enrolment – 50.8 per cent – was concentrated in just 15 universities. … Twelve per cent of all transnational students – 61,495 – were in China, followed by Malaysia (9.5 per cent, 48,460), Sri Lanka (7.3 per cent, 37,175) and Singapore (5.5 per cent, 27,875).”

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