US colleges cut partnerships, financial ties with RussiaMarch 10, 2022 GMT
Colleges across the U.S. are pulling students from study abroad programs in Russia, ending research partnerships and cutting financial ties as part of a global wave of condemnation over the invasion of Ukraine.
US unveils changes to attract foreign science, tech studentsJanuary 21, 2022 GMT
The Biden administration on Friday announced policy changes to attract international students specializing in science, technology, engineering and math — part of the broader effort to make the U.S.
Dartmouth adds international students to need-blind policyJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College has begun including international students in its need-blind admissions policy.
The new policy announced Wednesday makes Dartmouth one of six U.S. colleges that offer need-blind admissions to all undergraduate applicants while also meeting 100% of their demonstrated need, regardless of citizenship, officials said.
Foreign students returning to US, but below pre-COVID levelsNovember 15, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — International students are returning to U.S. colleges in stronger numbers this year, but the rebound has yet to make up for last year’s historic declines as COVID-19 continues to disrupt academic exchange, according to a new survey.
State budget plan proposes lowering out-of-state UC studentsJune 26, 2021 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three top University of California campuses would lower their share of out-of-state and international students and the UC system would add 6,230 more local students next year under a new state budget plan that Gov.
Australia hosts first group of overseas students since virusDecember 1, 2020 GMT
DARWIN, Australia (AP) — Australia has welcomed its first group of international students to arrive since the coronavirus pandemic began, with more due to follow...
Gov’t: New foreign students can’t enter US if courses onlineJuly 25, 2020 GMT
A week after revoking sweeping new restrictions on international students, federal immigration officials on Friday announced that new foreign students will be barred from entering the United States if they plan to take their classes entirely online this fall...
Colleges win immigration battle but fear for US reputationJuly 19, 2020 GMT
Even with a fresh victory on behalf of international students, U...
Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign studentsJuly 14, 2020 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the coronavirus pandemic...
More than 200 schools back lawsuit over foreign student ruleJuly 13, 2020 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students, arguing that the policy jeopardizes students' safety and forces schools to reconsider fall plans they have spent months preparing...
Johns Hopkins sues to block rule on international studentsJuly 11, 2020 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump administration's decision to make international students leave the U.S. if they intend to take classes entirely online starting this fall.
Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visasJuly 11, 2020 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America...
Christian groups oppose ICE rule on international studentsJuly 10, 2020 GMT
Leaders of 12 Christian organizations on Friday urged the Trump administration to rescind a policy requiring international students to leave the U...
Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international studentsJuly 8, 2020 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Colleges and universities pushed back Wednesday against the Trump administration’s decision to make international students leave the country if they plan on taking classes entirely online this fall, with Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filing a lawsuit to try to block it, and others promising to work with students to keep them on campus...
New rules: Foreign pupils must leave US if classes go onlineJuly 7, 2020 GMT
International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities...
DeVos excludes DACA recipients, foreign students from grantsApril 23, 2020 GMT
The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the U...
Pentagon orders review of international student vettingDecember 10, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) —
The Pentagon on Tuesday ordered a broad review of vetting procedures for international students who participate in training on U...
Newspaper: University told untrue story about student deathJune 3, 2019 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When an international student attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City was killed last year during a robbery at a restaurant, university officials said publicly that he was at the business to help family friends — rather than working there — because they were concerned the details would affect their international student enrollment, according to a newspaper report.
US colleges attracting fewer new students from abroadNovember 13, 2018 GMT
The number of foreign students heading to U.S. colleges and universities fell again last year, the second straight decline after more than a decade of growth, a new report finds...
INTO Marshall helps create a diverse campusAugust 13, 2018 GMT
HUNTINGTON — The pure joy on Shivani Bhandari's face when she talks about her experience at INTO Marshall University says it all.
Despite being more than 8,000 miles from home in India, Bhandari said she feels like she's found her family in Huntington.
US colleges send warm welcome overseas amid dip in interestMay 3, 2017 GMT
Many U.S. colleges and universities, seeing declining numbers of applications from overseas, are trying to reassure potential international students they will be welcome on campus despite what they see in the news...
Educator bought restaurant to help international students finish collegeApril 24, 2017 GMT
A lifetime educator, Alice G. Davis was so committed to helping others get a good education that she even went so far as to invest her own money in a business.
The unusual story began when she was a foreign student counselor at San Antonio College, her daughter Vanessa Day recalled.
Survey: US high schools seen as easier by exchange studentsMarch 22, 2017 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Easier classes, less homework and lots of sports — this is how American high schools are viewed by students from other countries studying in the U...
International students advised to carry documentsMarch 14, 2017 GMT
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Sector is offering advice to international students regarding having the necessary documentation with them during their Spring Break travels.
To avoid unnecessary delays, international students who are travelling for Spring Break should carry their immigration documents on their person.
Some crying foul after foreign athletes lead Post Falls’ Genesis Prep to state basketball titleMarch 9, 2017 GMT
When 6-foot-9-inch Stephane Manzi walked off the plane two years ago carrying only a bag, the kid from Rwanda met the man who would lead him this past weekend to an Idaho state high school basketball championship.
International students bring the world to USC AikenDecember 2, 2016 GMT
USC Aiken recently honored international students and the faculty, staff and coaches who work with them during its annual International Education Week.
Winners in the student category were Yasser Alzahrani, Best New International Student of the Year; Sahar Msalmi, International Student of the Year; and Kamsy Ibuoka, International Student Leadership Award.