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 MOOC learners in developing countries focused on career development

MOOC learners in developing countries focused on career development

If an interesting new study from the University of Washington is any indication, MOOC students in developing countries have a very different profile than their counterparts in North...

 2.28 million abroad for language study in 2014

2.28 million abroad for language study in 2014

New research indicates that nearly 2.3 million people travelled abroad for a language course in 2014. This is the top-level finding from the IALC Study Travel Research Report...

 Table stakes: The link between food culture and student satisfaction

Table stakes: The link between food culture and student satisfaction

When students decide to study abroad, chief among their considerations are academics and the extent to which a foreign education can pave the way to greater career opportunities....

 Survey says employment prospects the key for postgraduate applicants

Survey says employment prospects the key for postgraduate applicants

A 2015 survey of postgraduate applicants around the world finds that prospective master’s or PhD students are giving greater weight to future career prospects when choosing their programme,...

 Is online messaging the next big thing for student recruitment?

Is online messaging the next big thing for student recruitment?

Have you already mastered Google keywords and hammered out a great social media strategy? If so, fantastic! But, as you would probably guess, there is more to be...

Nigeria tightens foreign exchange controls to limit use for study abroad

The Nigerian government has added study abroad to a growing list of expenditures for which it will no longer provide foreign exchange from the Central Bank. This means...

Reaching millennials: Make it fast but keep it real

The on-demand, highly connected world of millennials opens the door both to new challenges and new opportunities for marketers – but you better be quick and you will...

Cheaper, faster, easier: Building a better system for sending student fees overseas

A growing category of international payment specialists is set on proving that the conventional methods for sending student payments overseas are ripe for change. These companies – including...

US and UK losing market share to regional destinations

A recent British Council study predicts that China will remain the number one sender of international students to other countries in 2025, followed by India. Also at that...

Kenyan students staying home in greater numbers but quality concerns persist

Kenyan students are becoming less likely to leave their country for major study abroad destinations, and more likely to pursue higher education within Kenya. The reasons for the...

Mapping technological change in higher education through 2020

Students’ demands – as well as a rapidly evolving global marketplace – feature significantly as drivers of the technologies most likely to be adopted in universities and colleges...

New report tracks key influencers for international students

Who influences international students’ study abroad decisions? And what types of goals are driving students’ interest in study abroad? These are some of the questions explored in “Know...

Falling oil prices put Nigerian scholarship funding in doubt

In a worrying development for one of international education’s most important emerging markets, Nigerian students studying abroad on scholarships are reporting that they are not receiving the stipends...

Coming soon: A new data standard for language programme information

The Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO) is moving forward with plans to establish an industry standard for sharing basic information about language programmes. The ALTO membership is...

Is employability data an untapped resource for student recruiters?

In many of the world’s key sending markets for international students, employability is both a major concern and a key motivator for study abroad. The situation is particularly...