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 Australian enrolment surging in 2014

Australian enrolment surging in 2014

International education remains Australia’s third-largest export sector and the only non-resource sector in the top five. International education activity contributed an estimated AUS$15 billion to Australia’s economy in...

 Libya struggling to meet massive demand for higher education

Libya struggling to meet massive demand for higher education

Libya has been marked by civil and political unrest in the years since the 2011 civil war that ended Muammar Gaddafi’s 42-year rule. In the wake of landmark...

 Confucius Institutes expanding rapidly to meet demand for Chinese language skills

Confucius Institutes expanding rapidly to meet demand for Chinese language skills

With China’s swift rise to prominence on the global stage, the demand for Mandarin language courses and qualified teachers is growing in just about every corner of the...

 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...

 Making sense of China’s social and mobile web

Making sense of China’s social and mobile web

Without a doubt, China is the world’s number one source of international students. Asia has driven much of the dramatic growth in international student mobility over the past...

 Education enrolment trends of women in the Middle East

Education enrolment trends of women in the Middle East

A seminar at the recent NAFSA conference revealed that increasing female enrolment is one of the big stories in US higher education at the moment, with women accounting...

 Increasing momentum toward internationalisation in Saudi school system

Increasing momentum toward internationalisation in Saudi school system

Saudi Arabia has quickly become one of the most important international education markets in the world in recent years. It is now the fourth-largest source of foreign students...

 Brazil extends Science Without Borders with 100,000 new scholarships

Brazil extends Science Without Borders with 100,000 new scholarships

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has announced a major extension of Brazil’s ambitious Science Without Borders programme (Ciência sem Fronteiras, or CsF – also known as the Brazil Scientific...

Facts & Figures

Worldwide MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) enrolment reached 110 million people in 2019. Read more

Education agents refer 75% of Australia’s international students. Read more

45% of Indonesian high school students said they could go abroad for study only if a scholarship were available. Read more

20.5% increase in the number of Brazilian students abroad in 2018 compared with 2017. Read more

12.7% Increase in the number of German students who went abroad for language study in 2018 compared with 2017. Read more