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 Malaysia exceeds target for new international student applications in 2022

Malaysia exceeds target for new international student applications in 2022

Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) is reporting substantial year-over-year growth in new international student applications for 2022. EMGS is the organisation charged by the government with responsibility for...

 A data-based case for diversification: Study finds that only 14 countries account for half of all international student enrolments

A data-based case for diversification: Study finds that only 14 countries account for half of all international student enrolments

A new analysis from Studyportals draws on the platform’s own search data as well as mobility statistics from UNESCO and the OECD to map both historical and emerging...

 US foreign enrolment once again exceeds one million students

US foreign enrolment once again exceeds one million students

During the pandemic, international students numbers in the US dipped below the one-million student mark (as of fall 2020) for the first time since 2014. However, new data...

 UK foreign enrolment takes another leap, driven by students from China, India, and Nigeria

UK foreign enrolment takes another leap, driven by students from China, India, and Nigeria

Foreign enrolment in the UK increased by 12.4% in 2021/22 over the previous year – with 679,970 international students attending UK universities. The growth was driven entirely by...

 Scholarships, modernisation, and student mobility: Recruiting in Saudi Arabia now

Scholarships, modernisation, and student mobility: Recruiting in Saudi Arabia now

Geography: Southwest Asia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) shares eastern borders with the Arabian Gulf, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar, while its western border flanks the Red...

UK visa numbers reflect surging international enrolment in 2022/23

The current surge in international demand for UK higher education is on full display in the latest Home Office figures, this time for the 12 months ending September...

China closes some university campuses in response to COVID policy protests

It seems like a long time ago when we were all discussing and worrying about the mental health of students isolating in their rooms and dorms in the...

UAE sets a new tone for scholarship programmes in the Persian Gulf

The United Arab Emirates has launched a new scholarship programme that aims to send 6,000 Emirati students for degree programmes in the US and Canada by 2028. The...

UK transnational education expands at fastest rate ever

The sixth edition of Universities UK’s “The scale of UK higher education transnational education” report shows that the UK – already the leading provider of transnational education (TNE)...

AIRC releases best practices guidance for US institutions

The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) has issued new guidelines to help colleges and universities to manage their international enrolments: “AIRC International Enrollment Management (IEM) Standards for U.S....

Norway moving towards tuition fees for non-EU students in 2023

A Norwegian government proposal to introduce tuition fees in 2023 for international students pursuing degree studies could deter up to 80% of non-EU students from choosing to study...

Foreign enrolment in US rebounded in 2021/22 and is approaching pre-pandemic levels

International student enrolments in the US grew by 4% in 2021/22 compared with the previous year according to data from the just-released Open Doors® 2022 Report on International...

Are too few international students aware of the advantages of US community colleges?

The number of international students enrolled at US community colleges fell to 60,170 in the 2020/21 academic year, representing the steepest decline among institutional types in a time...

Germany’s foreign enrolment reaches record high with increase of 8% in 2021/22

The number of international students enrolled in German higher education institutions grew by 8% to reach approximately 350,000 students in the 2021/22 academic year, according to the German...

US: Indian enrolments surging for fall 2022 as Chinese numbers decline

The latest data release from the US Customs Student and Exchange Visitor Immigration Program (for September 2022) indicates that Indian enrolments are surging in the US. Chinese enrolments,...