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 Transitional and support services for international students with disabilities

Transitional and support services for international students with disabilities

According to the United Nations, around 15% of the global population, or roughly 1 billion people, live with disabilities, making them the world’s largest minority – a minority...

 Iran eases restrictions on international education

Iran eases restrictions on international education

In Iran, the election last year of President Hassan Rouhani has led to a relatively more progressive and international academic climate than was the case during the reign...

 The study abroad market in Oman

The study abroad market in Oman

Oman is an Arab-speaking nation of 3.1 million people. UNESCO estimates that there are more than 6,300 Omani students enrolled in higher education abroad, but other sources put...

 The art of listening: Better results start with understanding your customer

The art of listening: Better results start with understanding your customer

Listen more than you talk and use the insights you gain into your customer’s needs and decision-making processes to close more sales. This is a simple but powerful...

 An agent’s perspective on the Nigerian market for study abroad

An agent’s perspective on the Nigerian market for study abroad

As we highlighted earlier this year, Nigeria is a country to watch for anyone involved in international higher education. For starters, there are stats like these: With roughly...

Turkey aims to build on recent gains to host 150,000 international students by 2020

Turkey – geo-politically important, multicultural, and an Erasmus member – is catching the attention of an ever-increasing number of international students. In today’s ICEF Monitor article, we speak...

Demand for study abroad shifting as education reforms take hold in Hong Kong

Today we are pleased to present an ICEF Monitor interview with Dr Edward Wong, director of the Milton International Education Group (MIEG) in Hong Kong. Dr Wong’s company,...

Agent perspective on study abroad trends in South Korea

In the following feature interview with ICEF Monitor, Julian H. Lee, Managing Director of the Korean agency APPLY International, imparts his expert knowledge of the South Korean outbound...

Expert advice on recruiting in Europe

The OECD reports that Germany is the leading European source of international students, with an estimated 132,000 students abroad in 2011. Along with being a significant source of...

Ambitious Israeli students look to top institutions abroad

In 2012 the OECD named Israel the second most educated country in the world, which suggests that it is home to prospective international students of the highest quality....

Demand for Spanish and ties to Latin America key for international education in Spain

“Many millions of people all over the world are going to learn [Spanish]. The importance of Latin America really makes Spanish the second most important language worldwide.” —Antonio...

Key policy issues afoot for US ESL providers

In the US, as in all English-speaking destination countries, Intensive English Programmes (IEPs) are often the first point of entry for international students coming to study. They range...

Swedish students seek “life experiences”

It’s essential for international education professionals to analyse global mobility trends, looking at how many students worldwide are travelling for an education experience, what they are studying and...

Insider tips on student recruitment in Bahrain

Recently, we sat down with Sara Abdulla from Al Mawred Education Services based in Bahrain to pick up a few tips on how to appeal to Bahraini students....

Big data, predictive modelling, and international student recruitment

Earlier this year, we began to consider how better management and analysis of large volumes of data could improve student services and recruitment. In the months since, the...