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 Morocco facing a major rebuild of education systems

Morocco facing a major rebuild of education systems

Morocco is currently one of the largest source countries for outbound student mobility in Africa. UNESCO estimates that 44,161 Moroccan students studied abroad in 2012 – which puts...

 Western universities expanding joint ventures in China

Western universities expanding joint ventures in China

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) opened to its first student intake last month on a 200-acre campus site within the Kunshan Yangcheng Lake Science Park in Kunshan, China. An...

 NACAC changes code of conduct to allow international agents; releases agent guide for US institutions

NACAC changes code of conduct to allow international agents; releases agent guide for US institutions

“In 1951, NACAC introduced a prohibition on incentive-based recruitment of students for all NACAC members,” explains Eddie West, director of international initiatives at the National Association for College...

 Market Snapshot: Laos

Market Snapshot: Laos

Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), often referred to simply as Laos, sits in the midst of Burma, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. Its relatively modest and widely...

 Indian enrolment in US graduate schools surging while offers to Chinese students continue to slow

Indian enrolment in US graduate schools surging while offers to Chinese students continue to slow

A new report from America’s Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) shows that there is a continuing growth trend in offers of admission to international students from US graduate...

OECD releases detailed study of global education trends for 2014

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released its annual Education at a Glance report for 2014, and it is full of useful trend information and...

Market Snapshot: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is the world’s largest landlocked country, strategically located between Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and a strip of the Caspian Sea. With a population of just over...

Mapping the geography of international students in the US

A new study by the Brookings Institute, The geography of foreign students in US higher education, goes beyond collecting data on international students in America to offer fascinating...

UAE education sector set for robust growth

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country that punches well above its weight in the education world. While the latest figures from UNESCO Institute for Statistics show the...

Surging demand provides new opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

A report published by UNESCO Institute for Statistics charts strong growth in mobility and demand among higher education students in sub-Saharan Africa, with South Africa emerging as a...

Market Snapshot: Mongolia

Bordered by Russia to the north, and China everywhere else, Mongolia is a landlocked country nearly twice the size of Eastern Europe. With a population estimated at just...

American universities maintain dominance in latest Shanghai rankings

The 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) – compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and colloquially known as the “Shanghai ranking” – was released earlier this...

Burma announces new study abroad scholarships but education reforms moving slowly

Burma has recently announced the first scholarships in 50 years for Burmese students to study abroad. Despite the opening it suggests regarding Burma’s relationship with the wider world,...

International linkages of Australian universities up by 49% since 2009

Recent reports from Universities Australia illustrate that over the past two decades there has been a steady increase in the number of formal agreements between Australian universities and...

Report highlights imbalances in degree mobility within Europe

A recent report commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) explores a number of imbalances in long-term degree mobility between countries within the European...