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 Recruiting in Ghana

Recruiting in Ghana

Sub-Saharan Africa has become an increasingly important region for international student recruitment, and is home to a number of significant sending markets, notably Nigeria and Kenya. And now...

 Global study highlights a jump in online bookings for under-30 travellers

Global study highlights a jump in online bookings for under-30 travellers

Every five years, the WYSE Travel Confederation puts its New Horizons Survey in the field to monitor key trends in the under-30 travel market. The latest findings – drawing...

 New Zealand introduces international strategy and revamped agent recognition programme

New Zealand introduces international strategy and revamped agent recognition programme

New Zealand is moving forward with a new 12-year international education strategy – the New Zealand Education Strategy 2018–2030 – that prioritises student experience, educational quality, and spreading international enrolments...

 An agent’s perspective on recruiting in France

An agent’s perspective on recruiting in France

The junior language travel market – that is, programmes for those aged 18 and under – has been one of the industry’s most dynamic segments for some years now and...

 Study reveals shifting motivations for language travel and changes in how students book courses

Study reveals shifting motivations for language travel and changes in how students book courses

A new study published by the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) shows that students are increasingly interested in acquiring a new language to support their academic goals,...

Affordability shaping Kenyan outbound trends

Kenya is one of those markets that is sometimes hard to see clearly. The official stats from UNESCO suggest that outbound mobility has been essentially flat over the...

Indonesia prepared to welcome foreign universities

Indonesia has a long-running, on-again-off-again strategy to open up its higher education system to foreign providers. The legislation that provides for such foreign participation in higher education delivery...

The factors driving growth in Bangladeshi outbound

Bangladesh continues to demonstrate its potential as one of the most important emerging markets for study abroad in South Asia. It is the eighth most-populous country in the...

The rapid expansion of English-taught programmes in Turkey

One of the very interesting stories in higher education this decade is the continuing expansion of English-taught programmes...

New Zealand: Updated visa rejection rates will influence English requirements for 2018

New visa acceptance data from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will help inform the English proficiency requirements for student visa applicants in 2018. Under rules established in 2015, INZ...

Recruiting in Sri Lanka

Nobody is entirely sure how many Sri Lankan students go abroad each year, but the feeling among some observers is that the official counts offered by important data sources...

South African ELT rebounding this year

In 2015, South Africa’s English Language Teaching (ELT) enrolment went off a cliff. The year before, the South African government had passed new immigration legislation that effectively excluded...

Exploring undergraduate recruitment opportunities in India

India has been a major driver of growth in overall mobility, and particularly so over the last few years. While it is still somewhat overshadowed by China –...

Vietnam’s growing middle class fueling demand for study abroad

Vietnam’s economic growth over the past two decades has been steady and impressive, averaging 5.5% since 1990. Expansion is expected to continue until at least 2025 – so...

Year in review: What we learned in 2017

Here comes 2018 around the corner, and many of us have already booked travel, laid plans, and otherwise set the stage for another fast-paced year in international education....