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 Canada, Philippines, Malta, and Ireland increasingly popular for Japanese students

Canada, Philippines, Malta, and Ireland increasingly popular for Japanese students

Japanese employers’ demand for higher English-language proficiency and a growing trend towards lifelong learning contributed to a strong Japanese outbound student market in 2018, according to a new...

 International graduate commencements fall in US for second straight year

International graduate commencements fall in US for second straight year

In fall 2018, fewer international students applied to American graduate programmes than in fall 2017 and first-time enrolment of international graduate students also dropped, marking the second consecutive...

 China issues travel warning for Canada

China issues travel warning for Canada

So much can change in the span of one year. In early 2018, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared it the “year of China–Canada tourism,” part of an...

 Year in review: What we learned in 2018

Year in review: What we learned in 2018

It has been another exciting and challenging year in international education, and, as always, we thank you for reading along with us. But before we turn the page...

 Five steps to a more active alumni programme

Five steps to a more active alumni programme

There’s a paradox at work regarding the extent to which many colleges and universities are engaging with their international alumni. A 2017 survey undertaken by international education consultancies Academic...

US planning to introduce term limits on student visas

In a 17 October update to its published regulatory agenda, the US administration announced a plan to introduce “a maximum period of authorised stay, and options for extensions”...

Another year of growth for France

The latest enrolment figures reveal that France hosted nearly 325,000 visiting students in 2016/17...

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...

Internationalisation and focus on student recruitment increasing among US colleges

A new tracking study of internationalisation within US colleges finds a growing emphasis on international...

Enrolment in British independent schools down slightly this year

The annual census of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) finds a marginal drop in the enrolment of non-British pupils whose parents live overseas. The 2017 census indicates a...

University officials and courts push back on US travel ban

In the aftermath of US President Donald Trump’s 27 January executive order banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, the international higher education community has...

New Zealand: Economic impact of international education up 50% since 2014

A recent economic impact study commissioned by Education New Zealand reveals a big jump in international student spending in New Zealand over the last two years. The report, produced...

Keys to the market: Japan

Japan is a traditional powerhouse among outbound student markets but those numbers have of course been in decline for some time. More recently, however, there are signs of...

A corporate approach to managing risk in international recruitment

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...

When it comes to marketing and recruitment, start with relationships

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...