Market intelligence for international student recruitment from ICEF

Subscribe for free

J-1 visa Page 1 of 2

 Slowing growth in foreign secondary enrolment carries important implications for US recruiters

Slowing growth in foreign secondary enrolment carries important implications for US recruiters

A new report from the Institute of International Education (IIE) highlights that the number of international secondary students in the US more than tripled between 2004 and 2016....

 Research paints a clearer picture of international secondary students in the US

Research paints a clearer picture of international secondary students in the US

A July 2014 report commissioned by the Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact at the Institute for International Education (IIE) finds that the number of inbound international...

 US authorities moving to improve student visa oversight in recent years

US authorities moving to improve student visa oversight in recent years

Three men were arrested in Los Angeles earlier this month in connection with an apparent “pay-to-stay” scam involving four private, postsecondary institutions in California. The scheme allegedly centres...

 New report provides real-time data on international students in US

New report provides real-time data on international students in US

The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) tracks and monitors the status of international students in the US. It is primarily used by the US Department of...

 Key policy issues afoot for US ESL providers

Key policy issues afoot for US ESL providers

In the US, as in all English-speaking destination countries, Intensive English Programmes (IEPs) are often the first point of entry for international students coming to study. They range...

A closer look at the international au pair landscape

The international au pair sector offers a rare combination of paid employment, provided lodging, as well as foreign language and cultural immersion. Today, ICEF Monitor examines the current...

Student visa interviews: Behind the glass

His palms are sweaty, his heart is racing… No, it’s not a first date. It’s worse: the student visa interview. Even the most confident of students will surely...

US Summer Work Travel Program operating under tighter rules this year

The ability to travel to the US to work and gain experience – as well as be immersed in the culture of the country or a particular region...

US calls for feedback on conditional admissions policy by 7 June

Editor’s Note: The deadline has been extended to 14 June 2013. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has opened a call for stakeholder feedback on its draft...

US Department of Homeland Security school outreach programme works to eliminate fraud

The US government continually works to establish and strengthen professional relationships between academic institutions and local Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) offices in order to preserve the integrity of...

New five-country visa application centre opens in Singapore

Of all the factors that can influence international student enrolments – from a country’s perceived safety or beauty to an institution’s reputation – visa processing times can be...

International internships are increasingly valued by employers

Internships have long been part of the collegiate landscape, but their relationship to students’ future prospects has never been more direct. ICEF Monitor takes a look at the...

Proposed changes to conditional admissions in the US causing concern

Recently, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced their intentions to require US institutions to issue separate I-20 forms to degree-seeking international students who need to improve...

Part 2: Internships an increasingly popular gateway to career and immigration opportunities

In the first of this two-part series, we considered the types of students that might benefit most from an internship abroad. In this second ICEF Monitor article, we...

Multi-year trends from the Agent Barometer global agent survey

The ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer is a unique annual survey of education agents around the world, and a joint venture of ICEF and i-graduate, a leading market research...