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

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...

 Support for international students key at US community colleges

Support for international students key at US community colleges

In the US, community colleges – sometimes referred to as junior colleges – are two-year tertiary institutions offering secondary school bridging or equivalency programmes, technical diplomas and certificates, and two-year...

 Measuring up: Global market share and national targets in international education

Measuring up: Global market share and national targets in international education

Within an overall context of significant growth, the share of internationally mobile students...

 US: International graduate enrolment up in 2016 but applications slowing

US: International graduate enrolment up in 2016 but applications slowing

The number of first-time international students enrolled in graduate programmes in the US grew again last year, up 5% over 2015 and on par with year-over-year growth from...

 Bulletin: US announces travel ban for Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

Bulletin: US announces travel ban for Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

Late Friday afternoon, newly elected US President Donald Trump signed an executive order effectively blocking entry to the United States for the next 90 days for citizens of...

More than one million international students in the US

The Institute of International Education (IIE) released its landmark summary of international student enrolment in the US today: the annual Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange. The...

Affordability a key factor for US-bound international students

The US is unquestionably the world’s leading study destination. Yes, its market share has eroded as competing destinations, both new and established, have stepped up their own recruitment efforts....

US confirms visa policy for conditional admissions

The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has issued its long-awaited final policy guidance regarding conditional admissions for international students intending to...

Where are you? The importance of location in international recruiting

“Location, location, location” is one of the most famous idioms among realtors because it underlines the great extent to which a property’s desirability is tied to where it...

Mapping international pathway programmes in the US

Pathway programmes are gathering steam in English-speaking destination markets, and are often offered in collaboration with specialised pathway providers. For participating institutions, the pathway model represents a further...

Opening the door to new learning models

This article is adapted and reprinted with permission from Beyond the Horizon: The Near Future of International Education. Launched at the 2016 NAFSA conference in Denver, Beyond the...

Can you spot the difference? The search for a distinct education brand

Many institutions are giving greater attention – and budget – to branding these days. Consultants are brought in, new logos and taglines are fashioned, and then a whole...

Coming to America: The need for greater diversification in international enrolment

While its overall share of internationally mobile students has slipped over the last 15 years or so, the US remains – by far – the world’s leading study...

Third-party video interview services playing a greater role in US admissions

The number of Chinese students studying in the US has increased by nearly 400% over the past decade. As of 2014/15, it has been the leading sending market...

Reaching millennials: Make it fast but keep it real

The on-demand, highly connected world of millennials opens the door both to new challenges and new opportunities for marketers – but you better be quick and you will...