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new-zealand-student-enrolmentNew Zealand enrolment down in 2013 as private sector falls off

A new report on international education in New Zealand reveals that total international enrolment for the first four months of 2013 declined by 3% against...

us-graduate-admissionsUS graduate admissions up again this year but applications slowing

Updated data released by the US Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) in August reveals that initial offers of admission from American graduate schools to prospective...

reaching-prospects-via-emailReaching prospects by email and boosting open rates

So many communication channels these days, so little time (and attention!) to go around. But while much of the focus of late is on social...

Brazilian students explore new destinations abroad

BELTA regularly conducts market research on the international education and exchange market in Brazil, and given that BELTA agencies represent approximately 90% of the global...

Have we reached an inflection point for mobile marketing in student recruitment?

Mobile marketing is hardly a new idea. Indeed, considerable ink has been spilled in the general press and otherwise as to the rising share of...

Nielsen studies highlight value of education, illustrate growing consumer confidence

“With 7 billion people living in the world, new findings from a Nielsen global survey revealed that when it comes to core fundamental lifestyle values centred...

International survey says Australia is most expensive study destination

HSBC released a study last week that looked at tuition and living costs in 13 international study destinations worldwide. The results? Australia, the survey says,...

Generation Y students, customisation, and the growing importance of data science

The generation that universities and colleges across the world rely most on for enrolments is Generation Y, also known as “millennials.” Roughly between the ages...

Mexico’s higher education sector eyeing expansion

Recently, Mexico and the United States announced new education links and agreed that improved student mobility in both directions could produce strong long term benefits...

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...

Where international students will study over the next decade

A recent post in ScienceGuide featured an analysis by Mr Alan Ruby, senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania (and an expert on the effects...

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...

Japan’s ambitious proposals for higher education and language sectors

Japan’s government is increasingly viewing education as a vehicle to drive economic growth. Its policies highlight internationalisation and higher education reforms, as well as new...

FEDELE’s 2012 Spanish language school survey reveals overall growth

FEDELE (Spanish Federation of Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language) has released its 2012 Informe Sectorial, or Sector Report, which was built from surveys...

International internships are increasingly valued by employers

Internships have long been part of the collegiate landscape, but their relationship to students’ future prospects has never been more direct. ICEF Monitor takes a...

Market snapshot: Turkey

Turkey is emerging as an increasingly attractive study destination and source of students. Because of its newly invigorated economy, its young population, its strategic geographic...

Malta on the rebound, language student arrivals up 18.2% over last year

The National Statistics Office (NSO) of Malta has announced that the number of international students at English language schools reached 81,911 in 2012, an 18.2%...

Demand for Spanish instruction escalating, higher ed still facing challenges

Spain has long been a popular travel and study abroad destination. Of all the participating countries in Europe, Spain receives the largest number of students...

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