Entries by Barbara McCrory

New Markets for CCG

NEW MARKETS FOR CCG
We conducted a survey of clients earlier in the year to highlight markets where they would like CCG to be present and where we could support them with market entry and partnership development. Three countries were highlighted: Brazil, Mexico and South Africa, and we are delighted to announce we are now working on developing these markets through our local teams.

New Market – Canada

Canada is fast becoming an international education powerhouse. It has now overtaken the UK as the most attractive English-speaking country for EU students,

News from our markets

News from our markets
The advantage of having local staff on the ground in around 30 markets round the globe is that we can pick up some useful information on how the education market is developing, and how we can support UK clients in getting involved in projects which will support that strategic direction.

In this blog we have shown some nuggets we picked up over the last few weeks.

How can UK universities mitigate the effects of Brexit?

UK universities have led the world for many years in the provision and delivery of higher education to international students. There are currently around 310,000 international (non-EU) students, and 127,000 EU students studying in UK, generating approximately £25 billion for the UK economy. Providing education to international students is extremely important to British universities and has historically been particularly lucrative, the ability to attract and retain top talent from around the world also enhances universities ability to attract funding for innovative research, and contributions to enriching the university experience for all students.

Brexit implications

Since Article 50 was finally triggered, the only certainty appears to be uncertainty in the road ahead, particularly over the next 24-month period of negotiations. I must admit that while I am still disappointed at the decision and the potentially lost opportunities in Europe, the uncertainty is a little exciting and has my entrepreneurial juices flowing again.