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 Foreign enrolment in China up by 10.5% in 2017

Foreign enrolment in China up by 10.5% in 2017

The latest statistics from China’s Ministry of Education highlight another year of strong growth for China’s foreign enrolment. The Ministry reports a total of 489,200 international students enrolled...

 Increasing numbers of Chinese graduates returning home from overseas

Increasing numbers of Chinese graduates returning home from overseas

For years, Chinese students have been flocking to foreign universities to study – often staying on to work after graduating. As recently as 2013, the US-based National Science Foundation...

 BRIC economies return to growth in 2017

BRIC economies return to growth in 2017

It has been a rocky few years for some of the world’s largest emerging economies. An overall weakness in commodity markets – notably the drop in world oil prices...

 China announces new push for elite university status

China announces new push for elite university status

On 21 September, the Government of China introduced a new programme that will aim to further boost a select group of Chinese universities toward world class status. The...

 China’s college-aged population to decline through 2025

China’s college-aged population to decline through 2025

China has been the key driver of overall growth in international student mobility over the last two decades...

Growing openness to online programmes among parents

A new global survey of parents with school or college-aged children finds a strong interest in study abroad...

Major industry report highlights key Internet trends in China and India

Mary Meeker’s annual report tracks growth in Internet usage in the world’s two largest markets: China and India...

China introduces new rules for foreign students

The Chinese government has announced new rules governing the programmes and services that Chinese universities provide for foreign students. Introduced in June, and officially in effect as of...

Measuring up: Global market share and national targets in international education

Within an overall context of significant growth, the share of internationally mobile students...

Foreign enrolment surging in China

China has long been the world’s most important sending market for international students. Indeed, burgeoning Chinese enrolments have driven much of the growth in international student numbers for...

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately, including the latest in digital trends, the keys to a welcoming...

Looking back on 2016: The year in review

2017 is just around the corner, and, just before we usher it in, we are pleased to present our fourth annual review of the year past. The following...

China moving to expand student recruitment in Southeast Asia

China is the latest major study destination to signal its growing interest in burgeoning international student markets in Southeast Asia. The Indonesian news agency Antara reported recently that...

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately, including best practices for multi-lingual websites, Donald Trump’s effect on US...

China now the leading host for international branch campuses

A new report from the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education (OBHE) points to continued growth in the number of international branch campuses (IBCs) worldwide, but notes as well...