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 China unveils new push for excellence in undergraduate programmes

China unveils new push for excellence in undergraduate programmes

The Chinese government has outlined a plan to reform the quality of undergraduate teaching, courses, and evaluation procedures at its universities in order to improve the employment prospects...

 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

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...

 Mongolian outbound higher than estimated, most of it going to Asian powerhouses

Mongolian outbound higher than estimated, most of it going to Asian powerhouses

Just over three million people live in the East Asian country of Mongolia today, a small population that accounts for the relatively small number of Mongolian students who...

 Recruiting from Indonesia in a context of increased competition

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...

South Korea reporting big gains in foreign enrolment

International student numbers in South Korea grew again this year. This represents the sixth consecutive year of growth...

Study argues Australian universities are too reliant on Chinese students

A new paper entitled The China Student Boom and the Risks It Poses to Australian Universities argues that some Australian universities are playing with fire with a growing...

Chinese students are valued in the US, says US Assistant Secretary of State

US Assistant Secretary of State for Education and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce took the opportunity to “clarify misperceptions people have on the US government’s stance on students and...

Canada adds Pakistan to its expedited student visa programme

In 2018, Canada consolidated a series of pilot programmes to expedite processing for study permits (study visas) for students from selected Asian markets. In June of that year,...

China’s push to expand vocational education

The Chinese government has designated 100 billion yuan (about US$15 billion) to expand the vocational training system...

Nepalese government signals willingness to limit study abroad

Nepal’s Ministry of Education has announced that it will no longer issue the required approval letters for students...

More than eight million graduates from Chinese universities this year

China’s People’s Daily newspaper reports that the nation’s universities graduated more than 8.34 million people in summer 2019, up from 8.2 million in 2018. This record graduation rate...

China issues warning to students planning to study in the US

Political and trade tensions between the US and China are deepening, with potential repercussions for Chinese enrolments in American higher education. This week, China’s Ministry of Education warned...

Chinese study destinations and post-study plans changing this year

A new study published earlier this month finds shifting patterns of demand among Chinese students planning to study abroad, both with respect to destination preferences and in the...

Recruiting in the Philippines

The Philippines has been poised for outbound growth for some time now, and especially so over the last couple of years as the country has transitioned to a...