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Tuition increases should be paired with increased student aid, says new report

A recently released European Commission study finds that, when they are balanced with expanded financial aid for students, increases in tuition fees do not negatively...

Five for Friday

We are pleased to present the latest instalment in our occasional column “Five for Friday.” The following is a quick hit-list of some of the...

employability-and-university-rankingsEmployability and university rankings: London conference reveals what employers want from schools

“Students are investing in education because they expect a monetary return, which means gainful employment.” – Marian Mahat, LH Marting Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership...

New research explores economic impact of international students on host countries

An ambitious new study aims to explore the direct cost-benefit relationships of international students as they pertain to host institutions and host countries. The study,...

Expert advice on recruiting in Europe

The OECD reports that Germany is the leading European source of international students, with an estimated 132,000 students abroad in 2011. Along with being a...

A closer look at the international au pair landscape

The international au pair sector offers a rare combination of paid employment, provided lodging, as well as foreign language and cultural immersion. Today, ICEF Monitor...

Global language survey links English proficiency to economic and social development

Countries with higher levels of English-language skills also have stronger economies, and their citizens enjoy higher per capita income levels and a higher quality of...

New developments in the accommodations sector

In a previous article, ICEF Monitor discussed student accommodations, specifically, dormitories and their influence on prospective students’ school choices, the increased investor activity related to...

Study finds more European universities offering graduate programmes in English

In less than two years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of master’s programmes taught in English at universities in Europe. US-based...

New report highlights changing face of the world’s freshman class; calls for expansion of higher education

More than 23 million students across the OECD and G20 countries will begin their university studies this year. This reflects a dramatic increase in university...

How much influence does accommodation have on student recruitment?

The variety and quality of accommodations educational institutions offer are presumed to factor into the mix of reasons why prospective students select certain schools. Is...

EU releases strategy document urging intensified globalisation of education in Europe

The European Commission released a report and statement this month that urges EU universities and schools to ramp up the degree to which they are...

New data shows value of education rises during economic crisis

The employment gap between young people who left high school early and those who completed post-secondary education has continued to widen during the global economic...

Increasing the “stay rate” of international students

International education is increasingly recognised by institutions and governments as an important export sector. In fact, the economic impact of foreign students’ tuition – along...

Europe takes stock of its international student recruitment strategies

As competition for international students intensifies around the world, the European Union is increasingly interested in promoting member countries – and indeed, the entire Eurozone...

Part 2: MOOC development continues to pick up speed… around the world

ICEF Monitor returns to MOOCs today with the second half of a two-part look at the current state of the online education landscape. With ongoing...

Top trends in strategy and pricing for educational travel providers

Today’s two-part video interview covers the top trends in strategy and pricing for the educational travel industry. ICEF Monitor sits down with Mr Samuel Vetrak,...

Germany’s new strategies in the race for international students

Germany’s post-study work options continue to enable the country to attract a large and ever-growing number of international students, but what kind of new strategies...

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