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 Vietnam’s growing middle class fueling demand for study abroad

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

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....

 Where are Mexican students going now?

Where are Mexican students going now?

Mexico remains one of the largest Latin American markets for education, and is second only to Brazil in terms of the size of its population and economy. Despite...

 2017 Agent Barometer survey links student and agent perceptions with destination attractiveness

2017 Agent Barometer survey links student and agent perceptions with destination attractiveness

Now in its 11th year, the annual ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer continues to be a landmark survey of the practices and perceptions of education agents around the world. The...

 Brazilian outbound continues to strengthen with a trend to longer stays abroad

Brazilian outbound continues to strengthen with a trend to longer stays abroad

The number of Brazilian students studying abroad increased by 14% in 2016. New data from both agent and student...

Indonesia’s growing middle class expected to drive outbound mobility

Outbound mobility from Indonesia has grown by 35% over the past decade. Nearly 42,000 Indonesians were enrolled in...

Recruiting in Oman

At roughly 4.6 million people, the Persian Gulf state of Oman (officially: the Sultanate of Oman) is the third-most populous country in the region, after Saudi Arabia and...

South Asia: Measuring agent perceptions of Australia

A new survey of South Asian education agents aims to gather new insights on this key sending region’s perceptions of Australia as a study destination. The survey was...

Internationalisation and focus on student recruitment increasing among US colleges

A new tracking study of internationalisation within US colleges finds a growing emphasis on international...

Australian legislation to tighten regulations for VET providers and agent reporting

The Australian government has introduced new amendments to key education legislation, elements of which will affect both foreign students and education agents. Introduced on 1 June 2017, the...

Survey finds high degree of student satisfaction with education agents

A survey of US-bound university students finds that roughly 23% worked with agents, and that those agents...

Brazilian outbound grew in 2016

After a tough 2015, Brazilian outbound shows signs of a return to growth through 2016. A recent survey estimates that...

China cuts undergraduate student quota for Taiwan

A cooling political climate between China and Taiwan has seen significant reductions in air travel and non-degree...

New study explores US educators’ views on pathway partnerships

In 2016, NAFSA released the initial findings of a two-phase research effort designed to map third-party pathway partnerships in the US. And now, with further findings presented this...

German outbound for language study dipped in 2016

Total language travel bookings for German students are estimated to have declined by 2% in 2016...