Will Americans come to a Welsh city for higher education?

From Inside Higher Education: “Wrexham’s university is hoping the Welsh city’s newfound fame after its football team was bought by Hollywood actors could help to boost its student recruitment in the U.S. With American tourists flocking to visit the Racecourse Ground—home of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s Wrexham AFC—neighboring Wrexham Glyndwr University has embarked on a mission to try to convince them to stay and study in the city. … Wrexham Glyndwr’s head of international, Katy Davenport—herself originally from the U.S.—said the impact of the show had been transformational for the area and she now hoped to capitalize.”

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