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 Send your recruiting team back to business school

Send your recruiting team back to business school

Strategy classes are a staple for students in most business schools. Couldn’t universities – or all recruiters for that matter – take the brainpower and knowledge of their...

 UK moves to simplify visas for Chinese visitors

UK moves to simplify visas for Chinese visitors

The British government announced steps last week to make it easier and faster for Chinese travellers to visit the UK – news that was welcomed across the global...

 Beyond student recruiting: agents’ roles as counsellors

Beyond student recruiting: agents’ roles as counsellors

How do international student recruiters prepare young people for their studies overseas? As parent and student expectations continue to increase, the role of student recruitment agencies has changed...

 Student retention begins in, and sometimes before, the first week of class

Student retention begins in, and sometimes before, the first week of class

For many educators, the memory of the last student intake and last orientation is never far away, especially with a new school year recently underway in many parts...

 Market Snapshot: Sri Lanka

Market Snapshot: Sri Lanka

A jewel-like island, Sri Lanka sits in the centre of the Indian Ocean between Africa and East Asia. Their education system is a source of pride, and Sri...

The human side of content marketing

As much as business operations and marketing are different now than decades ago because of the Internet and consumers’ increasing gravitation online for information, entertainment, and … everything...

Strategies for improving student selection and retention

How much is the retention of international students tied to a school’s admission process for selecting them in the first place? At the September EAIE (European Association for...

Exams change over time but influence on student mobility remains strong

Entrance exams. Tell the truth: did you just feel an involuntary twinge of anxiety? Well, you are not alone. While the landscape of entrance and qualifying exams is...

India opens up, and raises the bar for its education system

There are exciting things afoot in India: the country is on a serious mission to raise the quality of education across its schools and universities and at the...

Goodbye university? Revolution vs. evolution of the current education model

As we head into the tail end of 2013, a variety of claims and predictions are being tossed about regarding the future of higher education – and the...

Hong Kong’s allure underscores strengthening Asian education hubs

This summer, the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority released statistics showing a 7% increase in the number of Hong Kong secondary school exam takers receiving the minimum...

The Indian rupee’s fall: what does – or will – it mean?

The Indian rupee has continued its downward slide this year, and worries about what this may mean to Indian students’ intentions to study abroad are increasing in tandem....

Interest in study abroad picking up again in Japan

Even as the country continues its efforts towards its ambitious Global 30 programme – an effort to bring 300,000 international students to Japan by 2020 – there are...

How much influence does accommodation have on student recruitment?

The variety and quality of accommodations educational institutions offer are presumed to factor into the mix of reasons why prospective students select certain schools. Is this true? And...

LinkedIn instantly gets more relevant with launch of University Pages

Over the last few months we have written extensively about the increasing demand for higher education institutions to link their programming to industry and to prove that their...