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 Thai universities working to attract more Chinese students

Thai universities working to attract more Chinese students

Mark Thailand down as the latest Asian market to step up its efforts to attract greater numbers of Chinese students. And the underlying reason is a familiar one:...

 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,...

 Top-ranked Indian universities will now offer full online degrees

Top-ranked Indian universities will now offer full online degrees

The Indian government has stepped back from a 2016 ban and will now allow accredited, top-ranked universities to offer full...

 Year in review: What we learned in 2017

Year in review: What we learned in 2017

Here comes 2018 around the corner, and many of us have already booked travel, laid plans, and otherwise set the stage for another fast-paced year in international education....

 Australia takes its double-digit growth into final quarter of 2017

Australia takes its double-digit growth into final quarter of 2017

The latest data out of Australia shows continuing growth in international enrolment into the final quarter of the year...

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...

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...

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...

Post-Brexit planning in the UK: tighter controls for EU students; hope for continuing research collaboration

The British government’s post-Brexit ambitions for higher education are becoming a little clearer thanks to a recent combination of leaks and official position papers. The Guardian published a...

India moves on from branch campus plan

India has effectively turned the page on its plan to open its market to foreign universities. After moving last year to liberalise regulations permitting the market entry of...

Australia: Growth remains strong at mid-year

The latest year-to-date enrolment data for Australia paints a picture of continuing growth as the halfway point in the year approaches. Department of Education and Training (DET) numbers...

Brazilian outbound continues to strengthen with a trend to longer stays abroad

The number of Brazilian students studying abroad increased by 14% in 2016. New data from both agent and student...

Indian higher ed enrolment skyrocketing but foreign numbers remain modest

A new report from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) paints a picture of a continuing dramatic expansion of Indian higher education. Internationalisation of Higher Education in India...

US: Most university business officers anticipate financial challenges ahead

A new survey released by Inside Higher Ed finds that 71% of chief business officers (CBOs) agree that US higher education is in the midst of a financial...

Indonesia’s growing middle class expected to drive outbound mobility

Outbound mobility from Indonesia has grown by 35% over the past decade. Nearly 42,000 Indonesians were enrolled in...