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 Planning for international student recruitment in the ‘new normal’

Planning for international student recruitment in the ‘new normal’

“The biggest change for us is the emphasis on who our students are,” said Stuart Bannerman, Associate Provost Vice Chancellor International for the UK’s London South Bank University....

 More than 400,000 international students are now studying in France

More than 400,000 international students are now studying in France

France enrolled more than 400,000 international students in 2021/22 according to Campus France. This represents an 8% increase over the previous year. This is the second year of...

 India and Nigeria driving surge in UK visa grants this year

India and Nigeria driving surge in UK visa grants this year

The UK’s Home Office is reporting a record number of study visas granted for the fiscal year ending June 2022. The UK granted nearly 487,000 sponsored student visas...

 Tracking the Gen Z student journey in planning for higher education

Tracking the Gen Z student journey in planning for higher education

A new report from peer-to-peer platform provider Unibuddy focuses on Gen Z students born between 1996 and 2010 and their approach to higher education – including how they...

 Forecast projects 1.8 million Indian students abroad by 2024

Forecast projects 1.8 million Indian students abroad by 2024

A 2021 analysis from RedSeer Strategy Consultants tracks the rapid growth in Indian outbound through 2019, at which point there were nearly 800,000 students studying abroad. That total...

Gradual reopening of Chinese border underway

The Beijing-based student service platform China Admissions is reporting a partial opening of the Chinese border for international students. The news follows a 21 July statement by Chinese...

Should Nigerian students be exempt from English proficiency testing?

Imagine that you are a student whose instruction for most of your primary and secondary career was in English, that you speak English every day, and that you...

What role can agents play in diversifying foreign enrolment across a wider range of fields of study?

Over the past few years, schools and universities have picked up the pace of their diversification into emerging markets, often to mitigate heavy reliance on two or three...

Search analysis tracks student interest in English-taught degree programmes in Europe

Studyportals has released a new high-level summary of student demand for degree programmes in Europe. The findings are based on tens of millions of pageviews on Studyportals websites...

ICEF Podcast: Student advising and planning for medical studies abroad

In this episode of our continuing podcast series, ICEF’s Craig Riggs (editor of ICEF Monitor) and Martijn van de Veen (vice-president of business development) discuss the latest developments...

Foreign enrolment in France returns to pre-pandemic levels with 365,000 students in 2021

New data from Campus France indicates that following a 17% pandemic-related reduction in the number of study visas French immigration officials issued to foreign students in 2020, 25%...

Most US colleges report increasing numbers of international student applications for 2022/23

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has released its Spring 2022 Snapshot on International Educational Exchange, based on a survey conducted in April of 559 US higher education...

Spain to ease visa processes for international students and graduates

International students hoping to study pursue a higher education degree at one of Spain’s 76 universities may soon find it easier to do so. The Spanish government is...

Are China’s outbound student flows about to peak?

China has been an important driver of global growth in international student mobility for decades. As of 2020, Chinese students continued to account for a significant share of...

Latest ranking tables reveal continuing global shifts in economic and academic influence

The ascent of Chinese universities up world university rankings has slowed in pace since the last time we checked in on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University...