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US visa data indicates a further decline in foreign enrolment in 2019

The US Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has released its SEVIS by the Numbers report for 2019, and it reveals a slight decrease...

Data shows a downward trend in ELT enrolments in 2019

The five major English Language Teaching (ELT) destinations – the United States, the UK, Australia, Canada, and Ireland – have now reported their enrolment data for 2019, and...

Updated survey data tracks student intent through June

In uplifting news for educators who have been hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis this year, new QS survey data shows that many prospective international students are still...

New survey data measures student intent for study abroad

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the world, there have been a number of attempts to track student intent with respect to study abroad for the balance of...

US visa data shows declining international numbers

There were just under 1,170,000 foreign students in the US as of March 2019 compared to slightly more than 1,200,000...

Australia to publish agent performance data this year

Australia is following through on a reporting plan that has been some years in the making. The Australian government will begin...

US student visa data the latest indicator of international enrolment trends

The latest SEVIS by the Numbers report provides a snapshot of foreign enrolment in the US as of 5 March 2018. It finds the number of international students in...

UK: Net migration questioned again as new data shows 97% of international students leave in time

New border exit check data from the UK reveals that 97.4%...

New data suggests Japanese outbound market has been significantly undercounted

Japan has long been an important outbound student market, and a major sender to English-speaking destinations in particular. However, the narrative has been of a market in decline...

Latest language travel data points to slowing growth in 2015

This time last year, the general impression in language travel was that some important market shifts were afoot. The UK was losing market share and seeing some weakening...

Study calls for better data analytics for recruitment and retention

A recently released study points to the importance of improved data systems in higher education, and their potential to both improve the student experience and help drive universities’...

Full-year data confirms strong growth for New Zealand in 2015

The latest data release from Education New Zealand (ENZ) confirms another year of strong growth for the country’s international student numbers. ENZ’s full-year Student Visa Dashboard for 2015...

New data reveals most searched-for study destinations

The body of research underlining the importance of online channels to international student recruitment is growing. Among the key findings we have reported in recent months: Digital tools,...

Coming soon: A new data standard for language programme information

The Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO) is moving forward with plans to establish an industry standard for sharing basic information about language programmes. The ALTO membership is...

Is employability data an untapped resource for student recruiters?

In many of the world’s key sending markets for international students, employability is both a major concern and a key motivator for study abroad. The situation is particularly...

The agent question: New data has the answer

In international education circles, the use of education agents is simultaneously controversial, and widespread. But, as a new report published today by The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education...

New studies highlight the importance of leadership and student data in managing student retention

Student retention is a vitally important topic for recruiters and education administrators alike. The business case for improving retention and completion rates is clear (see graphic below). However,...

New report provides real-time data on international students in US

The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) tracks and monitors the status of international students in the US. It is primarily used by the US Department of...

New data on international schools suggests continued strong growth

New data indicates that the global English-medium international schools market is predicted to see significant growth in 2014 and into the foreseeable future. The latest figures published by...

Big data, predictive modelling, and international student recruitment

Earlier this year, we began to consider how better management and analysis of large volumes of data could improve student services and recruitment. In the months since, the...