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 Part 1: Keyword research: Matching intent with results

Part 1: Keyword research: Matching intent with results

Editor’s note: We begin a two-part series on keyword research today. The following post focuses on a topic mapping and brainstorming process designed to generate a wide-ranging field...

 NACAC changes code of conduct to allow international agents; releases agent guide for US institutions

NACAC changes code of conduct to allow international agents; releases agent guide for US institutions

“In 1951, NACAC introduced a prohibition on incentive-based recruitment of students for all NACAC members,” explains Eddie West, director of international initiatives at the National Association for College...

 Indian enrolment in US graduate schools surging while offers to Chinese students continue to slow

Indian enrolment in US graduate schools surging while offers to Chinese students continue to slow

A new report from America’s Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) shows that there is a continuing growth trend in offers of admission to international students from US graduate...

 Five for Friday

Five for Friday

For this instalment in our occasional “Five for Friday” column, we have gathered below some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately. We...

 The agent question: New data has the answer

The agent question: New data has the answer

In international education circles, the use of education agents is simultaneously controversial, and widespread. But, as a new report published today by The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education...

Transitional and support services for international students with disabilities

According to the United Nations, around 15% of the global population, or roughly 1 billion people, live with disabilities, making them the world’s largest minority – a minority...

Governments expanding and promoting non-degree training in key markets worldwide

Get ready to hear the term “middle skills” more often. It refers to jobs that require more education than a high school diploma but less than a four-year...

United States poised for more active student recruitment

Already the world’s leading destination for international students, the United States is set to become a more active recruiter of international students. In today’s ICEF Monitor post, we...

Conference panel imagines a bigger tent for international education

What better place to explore the role of industry associations than an industry conference convened by an association? That was the task of a distinguished panel assembled for...

NAFSA conference highlights the interdependency of recruitment and retention practices

This year’s NAFSA Conference drew a record number of attendees, as over 10,000 people convened in San Diego to discuss the most critical issues in international education today....

Strategies for working with students with disabilities

Today we present a guest post from Rob Crawford, co-founder and CEO of the Life Development Institute (LDI) on the challenges educators face in helping students with disabilities...

Overwhelmed by tech options? You are not alone

The promise of technology in the workplace is that it will allow us to do more with less, to be more productive or, dream of dreams, to have...

Enhancing the student experience with essential student services

Currently over 4.3 million students study at post-secondary institutions outside their home country. Whether you are a community college in Canada, a boarding school in Switzerland, a poly-tech...

Swedish students seek “life experiences”

It’s essential for international education professionals to analyse global mobility trends, looking at how many students worldwide are travelling for an education experience, what they are studying and...

AIRC conference spurs discussion around best practices in agent-institution relationships

When, in September of 2013, American-based National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) voted to reverse its historic position on international recruitment agents it opened up the door...