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 Employability and competition driving Indian demand for study abroad

Employability and competition driving Indian demand for study abroad

Recent surveys and interviews highlight the importance of career goals in the decision making of Indian students...

 US admissions directors concerned about international enrolment

US admissions directors concerned about international enrolment

An annual survey of senior US college admissions staff finds continuing pressure on both domestic and international enrolments at many institutions. The 2018 Survey of College and University...

 New surveys highlight key elements of agent-educator relationships

New surveys highlight key elements of agent-educator relationships

Findings from two recent survey efforts highlight some key aspects of effective agency-educator relationships. In Agent-University Partnerships: The State of the Field and Commission Structure in 2018, the...

 Saudi Arabia’s expanding higher education capacity

Saudi Arabia’s expanding higher education capacity

Following a dip in 2016, Saudi Arabia’s college-aged population has begun to grow again and is forecast to reach a cohort of about four million 18-to-24-year-olds by 2025,...

 New Zealand’s foreign enrolment dipped in 2017

New Zealand’s foreign enrolment dipped in 2017

Partial-year data for 2017 indicates a softening in international student numbers in New Zealand last year. Education New Zealand’s latest data release reflects year-to-date trends for the first two...

Study tracks the increasing popularity of alternate credentials

One in four higher education institutions in North America now offer badges and three in four say that such alternate credentials are “strategically important to their future.” These...

Universities UK renews call for clarity on Brexit terms

The UK and European Union reached an important milestone in the Brexit talks last month. On 19 March, negotiators formalised an agreement for a 21-month transition period running...

Signs of growth in Nepal

Official figures appear to understate Nepalese outbound at roughly 44,000 in 2017, whereas the actual number is...

Canada books 20% growth in 2017

Driven by continuing strong numbers from China and a notable expansion of Indian enrolments, Canada hosted a record...

Survey reveals important shifts in student decision making

A global survey of study abroad applicants finds that the US and UK remain the preferred study destination of a majority...

US F-1 visas down nearly 17% in 2017

New data from the US State Department points to a marked decrease in the number of F-1 visas issued to international students in 2017. The F-1 visa class...

Germany ranked as most attractive study destination in Europe

An annual ranking of European study destinations places Germany at the top of the table as the most attractive...

New Zealand: Updated visa rejection rates will influence English requirements for 2018

New visa acceptance data from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will help inform the English proficiency requirements for student visa applicants in 2018. Under rules established in 2015, INZ...

Notable growth in international applications to British universities this year

Having tallied “on time” applications to British universities for the 2018/19 academic year, the UK application...

Recruiting in Sri Lanka

Nobody is entirely sure how many Sri Lankan students go abroad each year, but the feeling among some observers is that the official counts offered by important data sources...