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global-employment-trendsNew research on global employment trends for youth paints a severe picture

Youth unemployment has risen by 26.5% between 2008 and 2011, leaving a staggering global population of nearly 75 million people aged 15-24 without a job....

world-tourismWorld tourism revenues pass US$1 trillion in 2011

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is reporting that international tourism revenues surpassed US$1 trillion in 2011. Writing recently in UNWTO World Tourism Barometer,...

european-students-intentionsEuropean survey reveals intentions of international students, compares legislation

Yesterday we reported that Germany is easing post-study work and immigration legislation for foreign students in the wake of an interesting report based on a...

Turkey’s growing appeal as a study destination

The scales are certainly tipping in Turkey; well known as a powerful sending market, Today’s Zaman has reported that the number of international students studying...

Changing affordability of markets adds to volatile global education landscape

Across publications reporting on the global higher education marketplace, including ICEF Monitor, one trend continues to arise: the increasingly complex and volatile student recruitment landscape,...

Is tuition discounting an effective recruitment strategy?

“Colleges and universities operate at the confluence of multiple pressures. The press to accomplish four objectives simultaneously – increase revenue, reduce expenses, improve quality, enhance...

New data shows New Zealand increasingly attractive to international students

New Zealand, with a population of just 4.4 million, may be best known for its wine, sheep and spectacular scenery, but as highlighted recently by...

Newly published report compares pricing, market trends worldwide

WYSE Travel Confederation in conjunction with its research partner Student Marketing have released the second in a series of planned industry review studies, this time...

The ongoing interest in Pinterest… are you on board?

Just when you thought there were enough social media sites out there, along came Pinterest. The two-year-old site has exploded, and now hosts over 11.7...

Study projects slower growth in higher education enrolment

The British Council previewed findings this week from a forthcoming report that forecasts the global higher education landscape through 2020. The study, The Shape of...

Three-year degree programmes in USA rising in popularity

The rising cost of college tuition and the impact of the economic downturn has sparked a new trend in the US, with more and more...

New report reveals international student mobility trends

American universities are set to strengthen their dominance in attracting international students, powered by the continued momentum from China and Saudi Arabia, revival of India,...

New reports reveal graduate enrolments on the rise

Two recent reports point to the continuing strong demand for graduate education. The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) is an organization of over 500 higher...

US business schools losing market share

A report released this week by the Graduate Management Admission Council reveals that business schools in the United States lost market share again in 2011....

Foreign student numbers in Taiwan almost double since 2007

The number of foreign students pursuing formal academic degrees in Taiwan has increased significantly in the past four years, with the number of foreign undergraduates...

Overseas student numbers, fees rise in the UK

The number of international students at UK universities has risen by 35 percent over the past five years, and has more than doubled since 2000-01,...

A British education please, but not necessarily in Britain

According to the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency, the number of people studying overseas for a complete British higher education qualification increased by a significant...

20 trends in educational marketing

YouTube. Flickr. Facebook. Apps. Mobile. e-brochures. Do you ever feel like educational marketing is going off in so many different directions these days that it...

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