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How accommodation features and amenities affect student decision making

When students consider where to study, of course they think about quality of education, about post-study employment opportunities, and about making connections for life. But they also think...

Report sets out strategies for building British share in international student markets

As soon as next year, Australia may host more international students in its universities than Britain, a development that would see the UK move from second to third...

Another year of growth for France

The latest enrolment figures reveal that France hosted nearly 325,000 visiting students in 2016/17...

Global study highlights a jump in online bookings for under-30 travellers

Every five years, the WYSE Travel Confederation puts its New Horizons Survey in the field to monitor key trends in the under-30 travel market. The latest findings – drawing...

Global tourism report highlights key travel trends

International travel is now within reach for an increasing proportion of the world’s population. There were nearly...

Checking in on cost of living in global study destinations

As competition for internationally mobile students continues to intensify, greater attention is being given to the relative costs of living across both established and emerging study destinations. The...

Google launches new college search feature

LinkedIn has its University Pages, Facebook is partnering with community colleges, and now Google has quietly – to the extent that one of the world’s tech giants can...

Are you paying enough attention to Instagram?

The photo and video sharing platform is reporting explosive growth over 2016 and 2017, and is now one of the...

Foreign language enrolment in the US trending downward

A preliminary report from the US-based Modern Language Association (MLA) finds that enrolment in foreign language programmes in US institutions – that is, all languages other than English –...

American graduate schools report decline in international applications and commencements

The latest enrolment and admissions data from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) finds that both international graduate applications and first-time enrolments in US graduate programmes declined between...

How language schools are integrating online with traditional delivery

The age of online learning is well underway. Enrolment in the burgeoning field of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has...

Foreign enrolment in the Netherlands reaches a record high in 2016/17

The Netherlands now hosts more than 112,000 foreign students, two-thirds of which are pursuing full degree...

Global survey highlights regional trends for English proficiency

The 7th annual EF English Proficiency Index (EPI) was released earlier this month. As in previous years, the EPI ranks the proficiency of non-native-speaking countries around the world...

Specialised camps are raising the bar for junior programmes

The junior segment is big business for leading ELT (English-language training) destinations and an increasingly important growth segment in a global market where overall year-over-year gains are now...

The growing importance of the two-year college recruitment channel in the US

There are now more than 95,000 international students enrolled in two-year colleges in the US...

OECD charts a slowing of international mobility growth

Every year, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) produces a massive report that rolls up a considerable range of education data and trends. The latest installment...

Slowing growth in foreign secondary enrolment carries important implications for US recruiters

A new report from the Institute of International Education (IIE) highlights that the number of international secondary students in the US more than tripled between 2004 and 2016....

Indian higher ed enrolment skyrocketing but foreign numbers remain modest

A new report from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) paints a picture of a continuing dramatic expansion of Indian higher education. Internationalisation of Higher Education in India...

The business case for translating your website

Only about one in four Internet users worldwide are native English speakers. There has been considerable growth...

Southeast Asia trading and mobility bloc continues to take shape

Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s most important emerging economies. With the formal establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community on 31 December 2015, the ten member...