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ireland-coutry-reportIreland eyes STEM as key to its future

Ireland is looking ahead to its future, and it sees a country of skilled graduates in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths). In...

declining-enrolment-in-ukNew report raises alarm regarding declining enrolment in UK

Concerns remain high over the British government’s tightened visa rules as they relate to the perception of the UK as a study abroad destination; their...

international-student-retentionEnrolling new students is step one, but don’t forget about retention

With all the pressures on recruitment these days, there is naturally a focus on top-line goals. How many students did we get? How does that...

Pricing and price sensitivity in international education

To what extent does cost, particularly relative cost among comparable institutions or destinations, factor in an international student’s choice of where to study? This is...

Opportunities await foreign educational providers as Thailand prepares for ASEAN Community

Thailand is gearing up for the ASEAN Community which is due to take shape in 2015, and in the process, the Ministry of Education is...

New Zealand aims to double value of international education by 2025

Nearly 100,000 international students chose New Zealand for their studies abroad in 2012, contributing NZ $2 billion (US $1.64 billion) to the economy and supporting...

Australian private-sector providers continue to call for visa reforms

In most destination countries, immigration policy is the area where government policy and process improvements can have the most dramatic impact on international student enrolments....

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...

US Department of Homeland Security school outreach programme works to eliminate fraud

The US government continually works to establish and strengthen professional relationships between academic institutions and local Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) offices in order to preserve...

Part 2: MOOC development continues to pick up speed… around the world

ICEF Monitor returns to MOOCs today with the second half of a two-part look at the current state of the online education landscape. With ongoing...

Changes to Cuban education sector could bring shift in student mobility patterns

Recent changes in Cuba could result in a shift in student mobility patterns related to the island, and today on ICEF Monitor we’ll look at...

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...

Why Vietnam? A market snapshot

If Vietnam has yet to appear on your institution’s international student recruitment radar screen, this article might make you think again. Below you’ll find a...

US state consortia offer streamlined approach to student recruitment

In our previous video interview with Mr Greg Thompson, Senior International Trade Specialist and Education Team Leader with the United States Commercial Service, Department of...

Is your marketing answering the right questions?

Amidst the ever-intensifying global competition for students, all education institutions with internationalisation mandates are asking themselves what they can do to present themselves more effectively...

EU aims to be more attractive to students and scholars

The European Union is taking steps to make it easier and more attractive for non-EU students and academics to study and work in Europe. A...

Student visa approvals drop in New Zealand, government working to reverse the trend

The number of new international students approved to study in New Zealand has dropped nearly 25% since the year before the first major earthquake, from...

Canada breaks 100,000-student ceiling for first time

Canada welcomed a record number of new international students in 2012. For the first time in history, the number of international students newly arrived at...

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