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market-intelligence-resourceNACAC panel continues the debate on US agent usage

During a recent session, the 26-member panel organised by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) heard from supporters of paying per-student commissions to...

student-recruitment-agentsWhy students use agents and other insights for 2012

ICEF led a presentation at the Languages Canada conference, held recently in Vancouver, providing the audience with an insightful overview of current research and best...

saudi-scholarship-programmeEnormous Saudi scholarship programme extended to 2020

The prospects of an extension to Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) were much on the mind of attendees at the recent ICEF Dubai...

Hong Kong curriculum changes present huge recruitment opportunities

As Hong Kong shifts from a three-year to a four-year degree structure and school-leavers enter university a year earlier, students are applying to study abroad...

ALTO quarterly report reveals positive outlook from language travel industry

The Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO) provides a snapshot of the language travel industry via its quarterly report, ALTO Pulse. The latest report from...

US expands post-grad work term for science and tech students

The US government announced recently a planned expansion of  post-graduate work term opportunities for international students graduating from science and technical programmes. Currently, an F-1...

Australia eases visa processing for students from 29 countries

A statement released today by the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, announced that the Government will make the visa application process easier...

Britain defines circumstances in which foreign students can stay

Under new rules set to start within weeks, foreign students in Britain will be allowed to remain in the country only if they have graduated...

Chinese enrolments down but Australia works to reverse the tide

2009—only three years ago—marked the peak of Australia’s heydey as a study abroad destination country; at that time, 491,565 international students were enrolled in courses...

Pakistani students consider new options abroad

ICEF Dubai event attendees received some insider tips on the Pakistani market during last week’s seminar from Syed Azhar Husnain Abidi, Chairman of the All Pakistan Education Consultants...

Opportunity knocks in Saudi Arabia

The ICEF Dubai Workshop is just kicking off, and as attendees are lining up at Registration, many are already buzzing with energy and ready to...

100th ITAC counsellor certified

The ICEF Agent Training Course today certified its 100th ITAC (ICEF Trained Agent Counsellor) during on-site examinations at the ICEF Dubai Workshop. Yousuf Aleemuddin, Education...

New standards for overseas student-recruiting agents approved

The Board of Directors of AIRC (American International Recruitment Council), an organisation that certifies and sets ethical guidelines for overseas student-recruiting agents, has approved revisions...

Indian students finding it harder to afford studying abroad

With the rupee falling over 18% against the dollar in the last year, course fees and living expenses carry a higher price tag for Indians,...

NACAC Announces Panel on Recruitment Agents

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) has convened a Commission on International Student Recruitment to address the long-running controversy over the use of...

Open and distance learning in the BRIC countries

The International Council for Open and Distance Education hosted a special session at the recent Online Educa Berlin conference to explore important trends and challenges...

Global survey finds that nearly 90% of agents expect to place more students this year

The results are in from the 2011 i-graduate ICEF Agent Barometer Survey, and as usual, they offer indispensable insights for stakeholders in international education. Fully...

Record-high enrolment in US this year

The Institute for International Education’s new Open Doors report reveals that the number of international students at US colleges and universities has topped 720,000 this...

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