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chinese-students-abroadThe China challenge: Diversification and managing risk in international education

It might be the biggest “What if?” in international education. What if Chinese demand for study abroad changes? Or, more drastically still, what if something...

us-higher-education-business-modelGrowing questions about the business model for higher education in the US

For several years, higher education institutions in the US, and to some extent those in other major destination markets, have faced financial pressures that are,...

foreign-language-study-in-usForeign-language study in US declines for first time in 20 years

The US is well understood to be the world’s leading international study destination. Less commonly known is the fact that it is also a major...

US institutions expanding joint and dual degree arrangements abroad

A recent UK report found that about a third of all international undergraduate students in England transferred from programmes delivered offshore. Another Canadian survey notes...

National survey shows Canadian universities more focused on internationalisation

A significant majority of Canadian universities – 82% – now place internationalisation among their top five strategic priorities, says a new survey of Canada’s degree-granting...

Industry surveys highlight continued growth in language study travel

As much as the language travel sector is a key segment of the international education industry, little comparative data on the sector’s performance and trends...

Research says middle-class aspirations the real driver of demand for higher education

The global gross tertiary enrolment ratio (GTER) – that is, the percentage of the tertiary-aged population actually enrolled in higher education – has more than...

The growing case for building institutional links with India

India is planning a massive expansion of its higher education system over the next decade. The Indian government has a stated goal to increase higher...

Facebook is still top social network but other platforms are growing faster

What’s the most popular social network in the world? Facebook – still Facebook. But GlobalWebIndex’s most recent tracking study (for Q3 2014) on social networking...

Direct spending by international students in France tops €4.65 billion

France welcomed 295,084 foreign students in 2013/14 for an increase of 3.5% over the reported 2010/11 enrolment of 284,945. The country has established an ambitious...

One third of new international degree students in UK transfer from partner institutions abroad

A recent guest post from Observatory on Borderless Higher Education (OBHE) researcher Dr Vangelis Tsiligiris explored the impact of transnational education (TNE) programmes on international...

Job forecasts driving greater emphasis on vocational and professional training

A new report from the Paris-based OECD secretariat, Skills beyond school: synthesis report, OECD reviews of vocational education and training, attests to a growing recognition...

Arabic language studies booming in the US

The Modern Language Association (MLA) reports that foreign language study is on the rise in the US, with enrolment in language courses at colleges and...

Record-high international enrolment in Canada in 2013; many students plan to stay

In January of this year, Canada launched its International Education Strategy with an expressed goal to double international enrolment to 450,000 students by 2022. According...

Pricing education in an era of increasing competitiveness and student expectations

At a time when educational options for young students are more numerous and varied than ever before, institutions and schools are under increasing pressure to:...

Open Doors 2014: International enrolment in US continues to grow; economic impact now estimated at US$27 billion

The US recorded its eighth consecutive year of international enrolment growth last year, expanding 8% in 2013/14 to reach a record high of 886,052 students....

Online or offline, the travel sector blurs all the lines

Here at ICEF Monitor, we like to keep an eye on broader travel and migration patterns as both can sometimes be important directional indicators for...

Survey shows growing interest in education agents among US colleges

International students, already so key to the internationalisation goals and revenue streams of many American institutions, seem poised to become even more important in the...

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