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 UK’s new immigration rules signal more welcoming approach to international students

UK’s new immigration rules signal more welcoming approach to international students

A number of changes to the UK’s immigration rules took effect on 1 October, with the most notable for international students and visitors being: Allowing some students to...

 What do Turkish students look for when studying abroad?

What do Turkish students look for when studying abroad?

Turkey has long been known as a strong market, with one of the fastest growing economies in Europe, links with both Europe and Asia, and a large, young...

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

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...

 20,000 students in the first 24 hours: UK enters MOOC space with social, mobile FutureLearn

20,000 students in the first 24 hours: UK enters MOOC space with social, mobile FutureLearn

Until last Wednesday, US-based learning platforms have led the development of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Together, those platforms, including Coursera, edX, and Udacity, serve an estimated 3...

 How much influence does accommodation have on student recruitment?

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...

Malta continues the push to improve teaching standards

“We would like to bring about a mindshift for the language industry in Malta… to encourage schools and teachers to position themselves differently, to be inspired by others...

Posting effectively on Facebook: the art of listening

The following is a guest post by Jessica Winters, owner of jLink Marketing and Coordinator Marketing & Social Media at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. One...

Reports indicate a significant drop in the average age of Chinese students abroad

Concerns over fierce competition in national college entrance exams, the prestige of an overseas education, and increasing financial means are continuing to fuel demand for study abroad in...

Does your recruiting include transfer students?

So much of international student recruitment is concerned with attracting new students from their countries of origin, but what about recruitment from within the very significant populations of...

Reaching prospects by email and boosting open rates

So many communication channels these days, so little time (and attention!) to go around. But while much of the focus of late is on social media, content marketing,...

Focus on the future: Transformation for higher education in Wales

This past year has been a tumultuous time for education in Wales – resignations, mergers and exam changes have made for eye-catching headlines. Amid the seeming chaos is...

Have we reached an inflection point for mobile marketing in student recruitment?

Mobile marketing is hardly a new idea. Indeed, considerable ink has been spilled in the general press and otherwise as to the rising share of Internet traffic claimed...

Nielsen studies highlight value of education, illustrate growing consumer confidence

“With 7 billion people living in the world, new findings from a Nielsen global survey revealed that when it comes to core fundamental lifestyle values centred on family, education...

Lost in translation: the challenge of delivering web content in many languages

Sooner or later every international recruiter has to address an important communications challenge: to what extent do you translate your website (or other online communications) into the language...