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 New strategy aims to establish Australia as global leader in English language teaching

New strategy aims to establish Australia as global leader in English language teaching

A new strategy released by Australia’s Department of Education and Training (DET) aims to further strengthen the country’s English language training sector (more commonly referred to as ELICOS...

 The peer-to-peer effect in international student recruitment

The peer-to-peer effect in international student recruitment

A new study by Intead and Unibuddy – a platform that more than 200 universities around the world are using to enable peer-to-peer interactions – reveals that prospective...

 Strong support services help to drive recommendations from international students

Strong support services help to drive recommendations from international students

It goes without saying that increasing international students’ satisfaction with their study abroad experience yields significant benefits for both students and their host institutions. When international students are...

 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...

 New horizons: Selecting new markets and welcoming students from them

New horizons: Selecting new markets and welcoming students from them

Identifying new recruitment markets can often start by looking more closely at students already on campus from emerging...

Canada: Study permit rejection rates on the rise

New data released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) charts a distinct increase in rejection rates for international students applying for a study permit (i.e., a study...

New Zealand introduces new electronic travel authorisation and levy

Immigration New Zealand has announced that a new electronic travel authorisation will be in effect as of 1 October 2019. The new authorisation – the New Zealand Electronic Travel...

The link between employment outcomes and recruiting

World university rankings such as those produced by QS, Shanghai, and Times Higher Education have for decades influenced prospective international students set on obtaining a prestigious post-secondary education....

Five ways to freshen up your online marketing

Students are evolving quickly in terms of how they consume and respond to online information, so ensuring that you’re on top of best practices in digital marketing is...

UK survey maps career outcomes of foreign graduates

A newly released survey provides a unique snapshot of the employment outcomes for foreign alumni of British universities. International Graduate Outcomes 2019 was commissioned by Universities UK International...

Study compares post-study employment offers and outcomes for international students

A newly released paper compares the post-study work rights available to foreign students in a number of study destinations...

In the sharing marketplace, video is king

Imagine a group of high school friends who have all decided they want to study abroad, but who are not yet sure which school, or even country they...

China issues warning to students planning to study in the US

Political and trade tensions between the US and China are deepening, with potential repercussions for Chinese enrolments in American higher education. This week, China’s Ministry of Education warned...

Turkey removes international student quotas and signals recruitment strategy

Turkey announced earlier this month that it would remove nearly all limitations on foreign student enrolment in the country’s universities. Up to this point, international enrolment in Turkish...

Chinese study destinations and post-study plans changing this year

A new study published earlier this month finds shifting patterns of demand among Chinese students planning to study abroad, both with respect to destination preferences and in the...