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 US admissions officers increasingly concerned about enrolment targets

US admissions officers increasingly concerned about enrolment targets

More than half (52%) of admissions directors at US colleges say they did not meet their enrolment targets by mid-year (1 July) and 86% are worried about their...

 Comparing parent and student perceptions of leading study destinations

Comparing parent and student perceptions of leading study destinations

International students and their parents collaborate in deciding where and what programmes students will enroll in, with parents...

 Global survey reveals growing interest in shorter programmes and lifelong learning

Global survey reveals growing interest in shorter programmes and lifelong learning

A new Pearson survey reveals that students today are aware that there are different ways of obtaining the education/skills they need for their careers, and that many are...

 Study reports declining international interest in US business schools

Study reports declining international interest in US business schools

A new study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) highlights the relative attractiveness of the business schools in leading study destinations. The framing of the study, Early...

 UK’s business schools highly reliant on international postgraduate students

UK’s business schools highly reliant on international postgraduate students

A new report from the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) analysed data from the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and found that between 2015/16 and 2017/18,...

 Stealth applicants and the role of the institutional website

Stealth applicants and the role of the institutional website

Data released earlier this year reveals that the vast majority of international students never make contact with the university, college, or school they apply to and receive offers...

 Morocco prioritises vocational training and strengthens ties with China

Morocco prioritises vocational training and strengthens ties with China

Ever more, universities and colleges looking to diversify their student populations are considering countries with populations in which youth make up significant proportions. Morocco certainly fits the bill:...

 US government moving ahead with H-1B reforms while applying greater scrutiny to applicants

US government moving ahead with H-1B reforms while applying greater scrutiny to applicants

The H-1B visa programme has always been an important pathway for foreign graduates of US institutions wanting to stay and work in the United States after their studies....

 The world’s changing language landscape

The world’s changing language landscape

In some ways, it’s never been more difficult – or exciting – to choose which foreign language to study, because so many are...

 UK ELT sector preparing for Brexit

UK ELT sector preparing for Brexit

As this post is published, on 2 October, there is less than a month to go before the 31 October deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the...

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