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 Canada’s international student enrolment surged in 2016

Canada’s international student enrolment surged in 2016

The number of foreign students in Canada increased by 17.5% in 2016, and student commencements went up by 22%...

 Foreign enrolment in the Netherlands reaches a record high in 2016/17

Foreign enrolment in the Netherlands reaches a record high in 2016/17

The Netherlands now hosts more than 112,000 foreign students, two-thirds of which are pursuing full degree...

 Where are Mexican students going now?

Where are Mexican students going now?

Mexico remains one of the largest Latin American markets for education, and is second only to Brazil in terms of the size of its population and economy. Despite...

 Report: UK Home Secretary pushing for removal of international students from net migration counts

Report: UK Home Secretary pushing for removal of international students from net migration counts

The UK’s inclusion of international students in net migration statistics has often been contentious – and perhaps never more so than now. Media reports suggest that Prime Minister Theresa...

 Record-high foreign enrolment in US but commencements decline for the first time in 12 years

Record-high foreign enrolment in US but commencements decline for the first time in 12 years

The US remains the world’s leading destination with a record-high 1.08 million foreign students enrolled in 2016/17. This represents a 3.4% increase over the year before (or the...

Global investment in student housing reaches new heights

The availability of suitable student housing looms large for many study destinations. The sector is now drawing significant...

New report maps student expectations for language study

A survey of nearly 5,000 current and former language students finds very high levels of student satisfaction and expectations...

Specialised camps are raising the bar for junior programmes

The junior segment is big business for leading ELT (English-language training) destinations and an increasingly important growth segment in a global market where overall year-over-year gains are now...

Australian education exports approaching AUS$29 billion

Official government statistics place the value of Australian education exports at AUS$28.6 billion (US$22 billion)...

Could Kenya become a growth market for outbound mobility?

Kenya is a key emerging market in Africa. The number of Kenyan students abroad has been essentially flat over the past ten years...

Intense job competition spurring demand for graduate degrees in Malaysia

Malaysia’s economy is in the midst of a shift from an established manufacturing and service sector...

Thailand’s growing supply-demand gap in higher education

Thailand has a big demographic challenge. The population is ageing quickly, and the number of college-aged students is projected to decline sharply through 2040. The country has more...

Dubai strengthens its position as a regional education hub

Education capacity and enrolment are expanding rapidly across the United Arab Emirates. In Dubai alone, enrolment...

US suspends visa processing in Turkey

Update for 7 November 2017: The US Department of State announced this week that US embassies and consulates in Turkey have resumed processing of non-immigrant visas “on a limited basis.” This...

US administration rolls out more targeted travel ban

On 24 September, US President Donald Trump issued a proclamation outlining new or updated restrictions on travellers from eight countries, including Iran, Venezuela, and Iraq. The new order...