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 Mapping COVID-19’s impact on global student mobility

Mapping COVID-19’s impact on global student mobility

A newly published joint paper from the Institute of International Education (IIE) and IC3,“International Student Mobility Flows and COVID-19 Realities,” illustrates the great extent to which international student...

 New digital tools aim to smooth travel planning

New digital tools aim to smooth travel planning

Student travellers, agents, and educators can now take advantage of a growing range of online resources that are designed to help keep pace with rapidly changing public health...

 ICEF Podcast: The road to pre-COVID enrolment in the world’s top two study destinations

ICEF Podcast: The road to pre-COVID enrolment in the world’s top two study destinations

In this episode, ICEF’s Craig Riggs (editor of ICEF Monitor) and Martijn van de Veen (vice-president of business development) discuss some of the trends shaping student mobility this...

 Survey: Students embrace vaccines when planning for study abroad

Survey: Students embrace vaccines when planning for study abroad

IDP recently released the fifth instalment of its ongoing survey programme, Crossroads, which has gauged the study abroad intentions and attitudes of students in more than 20 countries...

 ICEF Podcast: Worst hit – quickest to recover?  The outlook for global language travel

ICEF Podcast: Worst hit – quickest to recover? The outlook for global language travel

In this latest podcast episode, ICEF’s Craig Riggs (Editor of ICEF Monitor) and Martijn van de Veen (Vice-President of Business Development) discuss some of the trends shaping student...

Survey highlights student views on returning to study abroad

A newly released survey report gathers responses from nearly 15,000 prospective and current international students to explore students’ perspective of returning to study abroad this year. Responses for...

Major MOOC provider edX acquired by online program manager 2U

Global edtech player 2U – a for-profit company that helps universities and colleges to adapt and deliver their programmes online – has acquired major MOOC platform edX for US$800...

New analysis projects strong growth in global language learning with digital a key driver

New analysis from the global market intelligence platform HolonIQ projects a “U-shaped recovery” for offline and blended language learning through 2025. But the forecast also anticipates that direct-to-consumer...

New study highlights the expanding landscape of microcredentials

A recent report from Colleges & Institutes Canada (CICan) explores the growing provision of microcredentials, in Canada and elsewhere, and sets the stage for the establishment of a...

Student accommodation executives expect a strong – if unpredictable – fall 2021

Student housing bookings are up for fall 2021, according to leading purpose-build student accommodation (PBSA) CEOs who participated in last week’s online Real Asset Media’s Student Housing in...

Test sharing data provides an interesting window into student choice

With normal English proficiency testing cycles badly disrupted during the pandemic, many admissions offices have necessarily become a lot more flexible around English language testing over the past...

ICEF Podcast: The gradual return to student travel

Border reopenings, vaccinations, and welcoming government policies are all starting to emerge in recent weeks. In this episode, the first in the second season of the ICEF Exchange...

UNWTO and IATA launch new dashboard for COVID travel updates

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have released a Destination Tracker tool to help guide governments, organisations, and travellers as to...

Survey confirms that vaccination rollouts are influencing student choice

New QS global research indicates that the introduction of COVID vaccines is strengthening prospective international students’ resolve to study abroad, and that many students now want to begin...

China emerging as a major destination for African students

In less than a decade, China has moved from being the least popular study abroad destination for African students to the most popular for a growing number of...