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uk-announces-new-international-strategy-goal-host-600000-students-2030UK announces new international strategy with a goal to host 600,000 students by 2030

The United Kingdom has a new International Education Strategy, announced this past weekend by the Department of Education and the Department for International Trade. The...

double-digit-growth-australias-foreign-enrolment-2018Double-digit growth for Australia’s foreign enrolment in 2018

Australia’s brand as a top study abroad destination continues to strengthen – and in a growing number of sending markets. The Australian government has just...

south-korea-taking-action-visa-overstays-school-regulationSouth Korea taking action on visa overstays and school regulation

From 2012 to 2014 – and after years of steady growth – international enrolments in South Korea’s universities declined. This trend began to reverse in...

Erasmus+ supported nearly 800,000 international placements in 2017

A recent statement from the European Commission highlights that the landmark Erasmus+ mobility programme provided for a record-high participation of just under 800,000 people to...

Stockholm reporting continued growth in international student numbers

In 2011, the Swedish government decided to introduce higher education tuition fees for non-European Union/non-European Economic Area students. The number of foreign students in Sweden...

Canada eases application requirements for post-study work permits

International students who want to work in Canada following their studies at a Canadian institution will have more time to apply for the country’s popular...

Thai universities working to attract more Chinese students

Mark Thailand down as the latest Asian market to step up its efforts to attract greater numbers of Chinese students. And the underlying reason is...

New Zealand announces plans to strengthen vocational sector

The New Zealand government has set out proposals to reform the country’s vocational education sector, including plans to consolidate the 16 publicly funded institutes of...

Non-EU applications to UK universities up this year

The UK application registry UCAS has released new data from its 15 January admissions deadline for the 2019/20 academic year, and so we now have an...

Canada’s foreign student enrolment took another big jump in 2018

The latest student data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) describes another year of very strong growth in Canada’s international student enrolment. The number of...

Taiwan’s foreign enrolment getting a boost from Southeast Asia

The latest statistical release from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education reveals that foreign enrolment in the country increased by 4.5% to reach nearly 127,000 students in...

International graduate commencements fall in US for second straight year

In fall 2018, fewer international students applied to American graduate programmes than in fall 2017 and first-time enrolment of international graduate students also dropped, marking...

Indonesian outbound continues to grow with emphasis on regional destinations

Consider this handful of economic and demographic indicators for Indonesia and it quickly becomes obvious why competition for the country’s internationally mobile students is heating...

French universities challenge fee hike for international students

The French government has announced a fee increase for students from outside the European Union. The new fees...

UK government sets out Brexit contingencies for student mobility

The prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union on 29 March 2019 without a formal withdrawal agreement may have increased in recent months....

Australia to publish agent performance data this year

Australia is following through on a reporting plan that has been some years in the making. The Australian government will begin...

Foreign student numbers up modestly for British higher education

With 458,490 international students enrolled in UK universities in 2017/18, the UK’s higher education sector experienced 4% growth over the previous year. Newly released Higher...

Japan books 12% growth in international enrolment in 2018

New data from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) shows that international student numbers in Japan have increased for the sixth year in a row....

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