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 Latest visa news from Australia and the UK

Latest visa news from Australia and the UK

Last Friday saw two important announcements for visa processing in major destination countries, with Australia easing the process for non-universities and the UK initiating mandatory face-to-face interviews in...

 Is tuition discounting an effective recruitment strategy?

Is tuition discounting an effective recruitment strategy?

“Colleges and universities operate at the confluence of multiple pressures. The press to accomplish four objectives simultaneously – increase revenue, reduce expenses, improve quality, enhance reputation – leads...

 China steps up scrutiny of foreign education and internship providers

China steps up scrutiny of foreign education and internship providers

The Chinese government is increasing its scrutiny of overseas education providers in the wake of recent, high-profile cases in which foreign institutions have issued credentials to Chinese students...

 Number of Nigerians studying in UK will nearly double by 2015

Number of Nigerians studying in UK will nearly double by 2015

Mr Iain Stewart, member of the British Parliament, said that about 30,000 Nigerian students would be studying in various universities across the United Kingdom by 2015. According to...

 Afghanistan doubling student numbers in India and Turkey

Afghanistan doubling student numbers in India and Turkey

Afghanistan proposes to double the number of its students in Indian and Turkish universities as part of its efforts to boost educational standards in the war torn country,...

 Chinese students account for about half of all international applicants to US graduate programmes

Chinese students account for about half of all international applicants to US graduate programmes

Interest from China is again driving up applications to American graduate programmes, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools. For the seventh consecutive year,...

 Student arrivals down in Malta but ELT sector resilient

Student arrivals down in Malta but ELT sector resilient

Malta’s top language schools congregated earlier this week for the presentation of detailed studies and analysis for the Maltese language school sector. Both the 2011 APS Bank, FELTOM...

 International student numbers starting to recover in Japan

International student numbers starting to recover in Japan

The number of international students at Japanese colleges is rebounding after last year’s disasters, but The Chronicle highlights that a decline in enrolment for preparatory and non-degree programmes...

 New data shows New Zealand increasingly attractive to international students

New data shows New Zealand increasingly attractive to international students

New Zealand, with a population of just 4.4 million, may be best known for its wine, sheep and spectacular scenery, but as highlighted recently by the NY Times,...

 US consular officials share advice for visa applicants

US consular officials share advice for visa applicants

Updates on the US education system and visa process were shared at last week’s ICEF Moscow Workshop. International educators and student counselors attended an educational session given by...

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