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student-recruitment-in-usaUnited States poised for more active student recruitment

Already the world’s leading destination for international students, the United States is set to become a more active recruiter of international students. In today’s ICEF...

work-and-immigration-reforms-in-swedenSweden introduces new work and immigration opportunities for foreign graduates

It is about to become easier for international doctoral candidates and students to stay and work in Sweden after graduation. Beginning in July 2014, doctoral...

china-the-worlds-most-popular-study-destinationChina now the world’s third most-popular study destination

It happened without a great deal of fanfare, but sometime over the last couple of years China surpassed other leading countries, such as France, Germany,...

France liberalises visa regulations: less paperwork, more post-study work options

In pursuit of an ambitious target for boosting international enrolment, the government of President François Hollande has recently taken steps to make France a more...

Employability and university rankings: London conference reveals what employers want from schools

“Students are investing in education because they expect a monetary return, which means gainful employment.” – Marian Mahat, LH Marting Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership...

New research explores economic impact of international students on host countries

An ambitious new study aims to explore the direct cost-benefit relationships of international students as they pertain to host institutions and host countries. The study,...

New report provides real-time data on international students in US

The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) tracks and monitors the status of international students in the US. It is primarily used by the...

Is employer engagement in education the next source of competitive advantage?

We have seen a number of reports recently on the significant skills gaps in labour markets around the world, and on correspondingly high levels of...

Canada confirms new student visa regulations

Canada has just published revised regulations for its International Student Program (ISP), effectively concluding a process of consultation and regulatory reform that had unfolded over...

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...

A closer look at the international au pair landscape

The international au pair sector offers a rare combination of paid employment, provided lodging, as well as foreign language and cultural immersion. Today, ICEF Monitor...

Declining South Korean and ESL enrolments overshadow post-secondary growth in New Zealand

Following its initial trend report earlier this year, Education New Zealand (ENZ) has released an updated International Education Snapshot with enrolment data for the first...

Canada’s international student enrolment up 94% over past decade

A new national study on the state of international education in Canada reaffirms the country’s strengthened position as an international study destination. More than 265,000...

Seventh annual Agent Barometer provides agents’ view of marketplace

The results are in from the seventh annual edition of the ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer, a comprehensive survey that delivers insight into the profile of...

Market Snapshot: Chile

An unusual mix of factors is at work in the education landscape of Chile. Like other OECD nations, Chile has experienced dramatic increases in student...

New AEI statistics point to strengthening enrolment trends in Australia

A month ago, we wrote of the Australian education sector’s anticipation of how the new government might approach the international component of the industry, which...

New Zealand announces new initiatives to attract more international students

The Government of New Zealand announced a package of new policy initiatives this week designed to make New Zealand a more attractive study destination for...

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...

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