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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...

australia-higher-educationWhat will the new Australian government mean for the higher education sector?

“International education is at a crucial turning point in Australia, and governments have two choices. They can persist with a fragmented, unhurried approach to managing...

transfer-studentsDoes your recruiting include transfer students?

So much of international student recruitment is concerned with attracting new students from their countries of origin, but what about recruitment from within the very...

New 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...

South Korean student mobility takes a dip

South Korea has traditionally been one of the world’s most robust sending markets, surpassed in numbers of students abroad only by China and India, but...

Jordan works on aligning education with its economy

As Jordanian society braces itself to absorb a massive youth surge in its population, Jordanian government institutions, businesses, and individuals are realising that their education...

Philippine higher and vocational education: revamped for 21st century demands

Last week we introduced various opportunities for education providers looking to bolster ties with the Philippines – from K-12 to language to the vocational sector....

Philippines creates opportunities in overhaul of K-12 education system

The Philippines is undergoing a major overhaul to bring it in line with education systems worldwide, starting with the K-12 sector. This change to domestic...

Could Iran’s new president give higher education a boost?

With Hassan Rouhani assuming the Iranian presidency this weekend and speaking to the West in conciliatory tones, the shape of Iranian higher education is at...

New Libyan scholarship programme to send 41,000 students abroad

Libya has been ever more on the radar of international educators in recent months. As the country works to rebuild in the wake of its...

Well-designed internships look like the new competitive advantage

Around the world, several interconnected trends suggest there is a troubling gap between the profile of college and university graduates looking for work and the...

New Zealand sharpens recruitment focus with regional trade strategies

Like many destination countries for international students, New Zealand relies heavily on major world markets, notably China and India, for its international enrolment base. But...

Mixed signals continue regarding the extent of Australia’s international education recovery

There is good news and less good news when we look at the Australian international education market. On the one hand, education remains the country’s...

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...

Part 2: How to involve students’ parents in recruitment for study abroad

At the end of the last post we did on involving the parents of international students in the recruiting process, we wrote: “Parents may be...

Part 1: How to engage students’ parents during recruitment and study abroad

We’ve talked before on ICEF Monitor about the role of parents in decision making for study abroad – something even more important where younger students...

Chinese demand for overseas education remains strong despite worries about jobs

“If I want to enter a university like Tsinghua or Peking, I have to pay too much attention to the gaokao (the college entrance exam)....

US a source of international students too

The US is often in the news for its reputation as the leading destination for international students. But American students go overseas, too – as...

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