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 Most international students say career supports a big factor in their choice of institution

Most international students say career supports a big factor in their choice of institution

A new UK study underscores the importance of career supports for international students. Paying more for less? Employability support for international students at UK universities was published earlier...

 IELTS to launch new online test in early 2022

IELTS to launch new online test in early 2022

Students around the world will soon have the ability to take IELTS Academic, a leading test of English for international higher education, from the comfort of their homes...

 Is it easy for students to send you money?

Is it easy for students to send you money?

There is a story, famous in some circles, of an international student who once sent US$53,000 to an Ivy League institution in the United States. But something went...

 Private finance companies are expanding loans for international students

Private finance companies are expanding loans for international students

For each international student whose family can afford to send them abroad, many other students face an uphill battle paying for studies at the school of their dreams....

 Student accommodation executives expect a strong – if unpredictable – fall 2021

Student accommodation executives expect a strong – if unpredictable – fall 2021

Student housing bookings are up for fall 2021, according to leading purpose-build student accommodation (PBSA) CEOs who participated in last week’s online Real Asset Media’s Student Housing in...

Survey finds majority of students struggling with mental health during COVID

More than half (56%) of undergraduate students responding to a 21-country survey say that their mental health has suffered as a result of COVID. The survey, undertaken by...

How the pandemic is shaping the expectations and decisions of international students

The pandemic is fundamentally shaping the lives of young people belonging to Gen Z (born between 1995 and 2015). Across the world, these young adults are confronted with...

ICEF Podcast: Financial solutions for international students

Our podcast series continues with a special episode on financial services for international students. Needless to say, the pandemic has had an extensive impact on the education sector....

Digital health passports will help shape global travel in 2021

Given the pressing economic need for international travel to rebound in 2021, governments and companies are working together to develop ways for travellers to demonstrate that they are...

Students relying more on education agents for assistance with study abroad decisions

A new report from QS shows that international students are relying more than ever on agents in their decision-making about study abroad. The report, How to Navigate the...

Student housing demand shifts to private rooms as sector adapts to pandemic

A new analysis from housing marketplace Student.com and sector research specialists BONARD describes 2020 as “a year of change” in terms of how and when international students book...

Best practices in crisis communications during COVID-19

Chances are, if your campus is open now or will open sometime in the next several months, one or more students may test positive with COVID-19 at some...

ICEF Podcast: How mental health services are adapting to support students during COVID-19

Our podcast series continues with a featured discussion on mental health services for international students.  As institutions and schools continue to welcome students back to class – whether...

UK universities charter flights to bring international students back to campus

Dozens of universities in the United Kingdom have begun chartering flights to bring Chinese students safely to their campuses. There is financial risk that attaches to flight charters,...

Early lessons from the pandemic: New products and the power of partnerships

The pandemic may have brought to a screeching halt many things – including the happy sounds of millions of students on school and university campuses – but not...