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 Vietnam’s growing middle class fueling demand for study abroad

Vietnam’s growing middle class fueling demand for study abroad

Vietnam’s economic growth over the past two decades has been steady and impressive, averaging 5.5% since 1990. Expansion is expected to continue until at least 2025 – so...

 Japan well on its way to 300,000 international students

Japan well on its way to 300,000 international students

For the fifth consecutive year, international student numbers have grown in Japan. The latest statistics from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) indicate that as of May 2017,...

 Year in review: What we learned in 2017

Year in review: What we learned in 2017

Here comes 2018 around the corner, and many of us have already booked travel, laid plans, and otherwise set the stage for another fast-paced year in international education....

 How language schools are integrating online with traditional delivery

How language schools are integrating online with traditional delivery

The age of online learning is well underway. Enrolment in the burgeoning field of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has...

 Study finds that young Indonesians are highly motivated to study abroad

Study finds that young Indonesians are highly motivated to study abroad

A clear majority of 13-to-18-year-old Indonesians have considered study abroad. Personal safety and security concerns loom large...

Five winning ways to reach students

Successful student recruitment campaigns go well beyond listing and promoting a school’s programmes – they inspire...

Global survey highlights regional trends for English proficiency

The 7th annual EF English Proficiency Index (EPI) was released earlier this month. As in previous years, the EPI ranks the proficiency of non-native-speaking countries around the world...

2017 Agent Barometer survey links student and agent perceptions with destination attractiveness

Now in its 11th year, the annual ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer continues to be a landmark survey of the practices and perceptions of education agents around the world. The...

Global investment in student housing reaches new heights

The availability of suitable student housing looms large for many study destinations. The sector is now drawing significant...

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...

New report maps student expectations for language study

A survey of nearly 5,000 current and former language students finds very high levels of student satisfaction and expectations...

Specialised camps are raising the bar for junior programmes

The junior segment is big business for leading ELT (English-language training) destinations and an increasingly important growth segment in a global market where overall year-over-year gains are now...

Intense job competition spurring demand for graduate degrees in Malaysia

Malaysia’s economy is in the midst of a shift from an established manufacturing and service sector...

Thailand’s growing supply-demand gap in higher education

Thailand has a big demographic challenge. The population is ageing quickly, and the number of college-aged students is projected to decline sharply through 2040. The country has more...

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...