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 Emerging markets key to Australia’s international enrolment goals

Emerging markets key to Australia’s international enrolment goals

Australia has ambitious goals for international enrolment growth and aims to host as many as 660,000 students by 2020 – an increase of roughly 117,000 students, or 30%,...

 More US universities establishing joint venture pathways

More US universities establishing joint venture pathways

It appears that a greater number of American universities are establishing pathway programmes for international students in collaboration with private partners. While more common in other markets, the...

 Russia making moves for both inbound and outbound students

Russia making moves for both inbound and outbound students

In February we wrote of the increasing interest in Russia – and more broadly among Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) members such as Belarus and Kazakhstan – to...

 Australia reverses three-year enrolment decline, commencements up sharply in 2013

Australia reverses three-year enrolment decline, commencements up sharply in 2013

New Australian government statistics show that, for the first time since 2009, there has been an overall increase in the country’s international student enrolment. There were 526,932 international...

 New report provides real-time data on international students in US

New report provides real-time data on international students in US

The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) tracks and monitors the status of international students in the US. It is primarily used by the US Department of...

Boosting Brazilian demand for long-term overseas study

It should come as no surprise that Brazil is on the minds of many. The country continues to emerge as a major world economy and is set to...

Demand for Spanish and ties to Latin America key for international education in Spain

“Many millions of people all over the world are going to learn [Spanish]. The importance of Latin America really makes Spanish the second most important language worldwide.” —Antonio...

New survey illustrates drive to internationalise among universities in the Commonwealth of Independent States

When the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) broke apart in 1991, a new loose association among some of the former Soviet republics, the Commonwealth of Independent States...

France looks to education to help solve youth unemployment woes

Amid growing concerns about the economic situation of its young people, France is looking to the education sector to help address the country’s high youth unemployment rate. Youth...

Key policy issues afoot for US ESL providers

In the US, as in all English-speaking destination countries, Intensive English Programmes (IEPs) are often the first point of entry for international students coming to study. They range...

UK ESL campaign launches in India in the wake of new findings on English proficiency and higher ed access

On the heels of a new study that shows a strong relationship between English skills and earning potential in India – a nation where access to higher education...

Swedish students seek “life experiences”

It’s essential for international education professionals to analyse global mobility trends, looking at how many students worldwide are travelling for an education experience, what they are studying and...

Japanese education reforms to further prepare students for globalised world

The Japanese government, over the past couple of years, has been directing panels of education experts to consider reforms that would help Japanese students prepare for and compete...

Global language survey links English proficiency to economic and social development

Countries with higher levels of English-language skills also have stronger economies, and their citizens enjoy higher per capita income levels and a higher quality of life. These are...

High performance, high pressure in South Korea’s education system

South Korea has been lauded for having an education system that helped transform the country and rapidly grow its economy over the past 60 years. Today, its high-performing...