Higher Education

Ireland: Number of non-EEA students in higher education jumps by 45% over five years

The number of new international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) pursuing higher education in Ireland jumped by 45% between 2013 and 2017...

china-issues-warning-to-students-planning-to-study-in-the-usChina issues warning to students planning to study in the US

Political and trade tensions between the US and China are deepening, with potential repercussions for Chinese enrolments in American higher education. This week, China’s Ministry...

growing-importance-non-degree-credentialsThe growing importance of non-degree credentials

As the pace of technological change accelerates, companies need employees possessing the most current skillsets, the most aptitude and appetite for continual learning, and an...

Turkey removes international student quotas and signals recruitment strategy

Turkey announced earlier this month that it would remove nearly all limitations on foreign student enrolment in the country’s universities. Up to this point, international...

Foreign enrolment continues to grow in the Netherlands

The latest data from the the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education – Nuffic – highlights a further increase in degree-seeking international students in the...

Chinese study destinations and post-study plans changing this year

A new study published earlier this month finds shifting patterns of demand among Chinese students planning to study abroad, both with respect to destination preferences...

Survey shows study abroad decision process is changing, with more factors at play

University rankings are decreasing in influence in terms of where students choose to study...

Growing Egyptian demand for education pressures domestic capacity

Egypt is the most populous country in the Arab world. The population more than tripled – from 32 to 98 million – between the mid-1960s...

Joblessness high among university graduates in Turkey

Unemployment is rising in Turkey, particularly among 15–24-year-olds. Of the 4.7 million unemployed in the country today, nearly...

France posts 4.5% increase in international enrolment for 2017/18

France hosted 343,000 international higher education students during the 2017/18 academic year. Under its new international...

Promoting mental health on campus

International students go abroad to study, but they also go abroad to immerse themselves in a different culture and make friends...

What makes international students happy? Research shows the answer depends in part on country of origin

As the number of international students enrolled in higher education worldwide has skyrocketed in the past two decades, increasing from two million in 1999 to around...

Erasmus+ supported nearly 800,000 international placements in 2017

A recent statement from the European Commission highlights that the landmark Erasmus+ mobility programme provided for a record-high participation of just under 800,000 people to...

Non-EU applications to UK universities up this year

The UK application registry UCAS has released new data from its 15 January admissions deadline for the 2019/20 academic year, and so we now have an...

Taiwan’s foreign enrolment getting a boost from Southeast Asia

The latest statistical release from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education reveals that foreign enrolment in the country increased by 4.5% to reach nearly 127,000 students in...

International graduate commencements fall in US for second straight year

In fall 2018, fewer international students applied to American graduate programmes than in fall 2017 and first-time enrolment of international graduate students also dropped, marking...

Contrasting MBA admissions trends in the US and Europe

Many US business schools continue to report declining application volumes from both domestic and international...

Foreign student numbers up modestly for British higher education

With 458,490 international students enrolled in UK universities in 2017/18, the UK’s higher education sector experienced 4% growth over the previous year. Newly released Higher...

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