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us-travel-banUniversity officials and courts push back on US travel ban

In the aftermath of US President Donald Trump’s 27 January executive order banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, the international higher...

us-travel-banBulletin: US announces travel ban for Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

Late Friday afternoon, newly elected US President Donald Trump signed an executive order effectively blocking entry to the United States for the next 90 days...

international-student-recruitment-in-USUS: The link between public funding and international student recruitment

With international students paying up to three times as much in tuition as in-state residents, public research universities in the United States are increasingly turning...

Trump victory driving increased interest in Canadian universities

Universities in Canada are reporting a pronounced increase in inquiries and applications from US students, and it appears that Donald Trump’s surprising victory in November’s presidential...

Looking back on 2016: The year in review

2017 is just around the corner, and, just before we usher it in, we are pleased to present our fourth annual review of the year...

Survey reveals motivations of postgraduate students in emerging markets

We love a good student survey around here, and QS is out this month with an interesting new slice of data that focuses on the...

Canada’s international student enrolment up 8%

Canada became the latest major study destination to report on international enrolment trends this week with the release of the annual A World of Learning...

Canada eases path to permanent residency for international students

The Canadian government has announced some much-anticipated changes to its immigrant-selection system, with the goal of boosting the prospects of international students and highly skilled...

More than one million international students in the US

The Institute of International Education (IIE) released its landmark summary of international student enrolment in the US today: the annual Open Doors Report on International...

Trump victory spurs global reaction from educators and students

Donald J. Trump thwarted the projections of pollsters and analysts late last night with a stunning victory that saw him elected the 45th President of...

SEVP releases final guidance for ESL pathways in the US

On 28 October, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) released its long-awaited policy guidance for pathway programmes in the US. The announcement put an...

Four megatrends that are changing the competitive landscape of international education

Slowing growth, a booming middle class, shifting destination market share, and new regional study destinations are helping to set a new competitive dynamic in international...

2016 Agent Barometer survey reveals important shifts in destination appeal and student perceptions

Key findings from the 2016 ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer were released yesterday at the ICEF Berlin Workshop. Now in its tenth year, the Agent Barometer...

Exploring international student expectations of study in the US

In May 2016, World Education Services (WES) conducted a survey of nearly 5,000 current and former international students in US higher education institutions. The results...

NACAC amends guidance regarding education agents

In 2013, the National Association for College Admission Counselling (NACAC) voted to lift a ban on the use of commissioned agents for international student recruitment....

Power of perception: How the US presidential race could impact student recruitment

“There is no truth,” said Gustave Flaubert. “There is only perception.” The legendary French novelist’s view of the matter will ring true for international recruiters...

Consortium announces major expansion of MicroMasters programmes

Founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2012, edX is the world’s second-largest provider of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Along...

OECD report highlights internationally mobile students in advanced higher education

The OECD’s annual Education at a Glance report is a handy reference for a wide range of education metrics across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation...

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