Student destination choices in higher education: exploring attitudes of Brazilian students to study in the United Kingdom

Monika Foster

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Cross-border education provides evidence about international student destination choice including the push and pull model of international student choice. The research upon which this article is based, into Brazilian students’ decisions to study at universities in the United Kingdom, reveals some particular barriers such as cost, negative past relationships and family ties, and recommends raising awareness and a context-sensitive approach to enhance an interest in studying in the United Kingdom.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-162
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Research in International Education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2014
Externally publishedYes



  • Brazilian students
  • student destination choice

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