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 Foreign enrolment hits new record in Australia

Foreign enrolment hits new record in Australia

Australia’s international student enrolment hit a new high in 2016 to reach a total of 554,179 for the year. The latest data from the Australian Department of Education...

 New Zealand: Economic impact of international education up 50% since 2014

New Zealand: Economic impact of international education up 50% since 2014

A recent economic impact study commissioned by Education New Zealand reveals a big jump in international student spending in New Zealand over the last two years. The report, produced...

 Australia on track for 12% growth in 2016

Australia on track for 12% growth in 2016

The latest data release from the Australian Department of Education and Training (DET) reveals that the country’s international education sector is tracking toward another year of strong growth...

 Looking back on 2016: The year in review

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...

 Australia’s education exports surpass AUS$20 billion

Australia’s education exports surpass AUS$20 billion

New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show continued growth in Australia’s international education sector. The updated ABS data reveals total direct spending on fees and...

Four megatrends that are changing the competitive landscape of international education

Slowing growth, a booming middle class, shifting destination market share, and new regional study destinations are helping to set a new competitive dynamic in international education. 1. Slower...

2016 Agent Barometer survey reveals important shifts in destination appeal and student perceptions

Key findings from the 2016 ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer were released yesterday at the ICEF Berlin Workshop. Now in its tenth year, the Agent Barometer remains the industry’s...

Australia reduces planned tax increase for working holiday makers

The Australian government has walked back from planned tax increases for working holiday makers. Australia’s 2015/16 budget introduced new tax provisions for working holiday travellers in the country,...

Consortium announces major expansion of MicroMasters programmes

Founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2012, edX is the world’s second-largest provider of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Along with other leading...

Continued international enrolment growth for Australia through mid-2016

A new report from Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBF) provides some interesting insights on international student enrolment in Australia as well as the country’s student...

OECD report highlights internationally mobile students in advanced higher education

The OECD’s annual Education at a Glance report is a handy reference for a wide range of education metrics across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s 35...

Strengthening the connection between education and employment

For many students and families, education is the path to new or better careers and, ultimately, to a better future. This expectation is a key driver of demand...

Survey finds increasing focus on online channels among higher education marketers

A global survey of nearly 200 higher education marketers finds that digital continues to claim a growing role in student recruitment this year. QS Digital Solutions ran its...

Australia’s ELICOS enrolment grew in 2015 but source markets are shifting

Australia’s ELICOS sector (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) is bucking a global trend of slowing or shrinking enrolment in English Language Training programmes. New figures released...

More online degrees on the horizon?

Coursera is the largest MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platform in the world. With a reported user base of 20 million students, it delivers courses in partnership with...