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 Slowing in Chinese commencements for most major study destinations

Slowing in Chinese commencements for most major study destinations

Educators and governments in the major English-speaking study destinations – Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States – have known for some years that the flow of...

 How will education agents expand their service offerings this year?

How will education agents expand their service offerings this year?

Recent surveys of education agencies clearly point to a growing interest on the part of agents in expanding the range of services that they offer. The survey findings...

 Canadian immigration officials share operational updates

Canadian immigration officials share operational updates

Officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) shared a number of important operational updates for Canada’s study permit (student visa) programme this week at the 2019 conference...

 Australian international student enrolments up 11% through September 2019

Australian international student enrolments up 11% through September 2019

Australia is once again on its way to double-digit growth in international student numbers for 2019, with 720,150 students enrolled across various sectors as of September 2019, a...

 More than 750,000 Indian students abroad in 2018

More than 750,000 Indian students abroad in 2018

It is no secret that China has been the engine of growth in global student mobility for the better part of two decades now. But that rapid growth...

2019 Agent Barometer: Optimism for year ahead and insights on destination preferences

The 2019 survey sampled the largest number of qualified agents ever in a record number of countries...

New horizons: Selecting new markets and welcoming students from them

Identifying new recruitment markets can often start by looking more closely at students already on campus from emerging...

US admissions officers increasingly concerned about enrolment targets

More than half (52%) of admissions directors at US colleges say they did not meet their enrolment targets by mid-year (1 July) and 86% are worried about their...

Comparing parent and student perceptions of leading study destinations

International students and their parents collaborate in deciding where and what programmes students will enroll in, with parents...

Global survey reveals growing interest in shorter programmes and lifelong learning

A new Pearson survey reveals that students today are aware that there are different ways of obtaining the education/skills they need for their careers, and that many are...

Stealth applicants and the role of the institutional website

Data released earlier this year reveals that the vast majority of international students never make contact with the university, college, or school they apply to and receive offers...

US government moving ahead with H-1B reforms while applying greater scrutiny to applicants

The H-1B visa programme has always been an important pathway for foreign graduates of US institutions wanting to stay and work in the United States after their studies....

The world’s changing language landscape

In some ways, it’s never been more difficult – or exciting – to choose which foreign language to study, because so many are...

Recruiting from Indonesia in a context of increased competition

The number of Indonesian students abroad is growing, and these students are considering a wider variety of destinations...

Canada: Study permit rejection rates on the rise

New data released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) charts a distinct increase in rejection rates for international students applying for a study permit (i.e., a study...