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 Survey reveals important shifts in student decision making

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

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...

 Australia welcomed more than 600,000 foreign students in 2017

Australia welcomed more than 600,000 foreign students in 2017

International enrolment in Australia reached a new high in 2017, with 13% growth over the year before and a total count of...

 The rapid expansion of English-taught programmes in Turkey

The rapid expansion of English-taught programmes in Turkey

One of the very interesting stories in higher education this decade is the continuing expansion of English-taught programmes...

 Foreign language enrolment in the US trending downward

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 –...

Australia: Offshore delivery growing but more slowly than in-country enrolments

New data from the Department of Education and Training (DET) provides an interesting snapshot of the offshore delivery of Australian higher education. The DET report sets out some 2015...

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...

Strengthening Nigerian economy bolsters outlook for study abroad

After a sharp recession through 2016, the Nigerian economy returned to growth in 2017. Meanwhile, the country continues...

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...

More than 700,000 foreign students now pursuing British degrees outside of the UK

British degrees have long been coveted by international students across the world, and they remain...

Taiwan looks south for foreign enrolment growth

Like the US, Australia, the UK, Japan, and Canada – as well as other leading study abroad destinations –Taiwan is highly dependent on Chinese enrolments as a proportion...

New study forecasts slowing growth in international student mobility

Based on global population and economic forecasts for the next decade, annual growth in outbound student numbers is...

South African ELT rebounding this year

In 2015, South Africa’s English Language Teaching (ELT) enrolment went off a cliff. The year before, the South African government had passed new immigration legislation that effectively excluded...