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Private partners helping to drive growth of US higher education online

American universities have dramatically expanded their online programme offerings over the past five years and there are indications of continuing strong growth through 2020. One...

How do students benefit from MOOCs?

Most students don’t finish a MOOC, a Massive Open Online Course, and the statistics are consistent on this point across platforms. There are lots of...

Investments in education technology reaching new highs in 2015

You can count investment deals in the education technology sector a number of different ways, particularly depending on how you define “ed tech” in the...

Ireland introduces reforms to student immigration system

The Irish government has announced plans to proceed this year with major reforms to the country’s student immigration system. As many as ten private colleges...

The growing importance of alternative credentials

The emergence of non-traditional qualifications – also know as alternative credentials – has changed the higher education landscape in recent years, impacting curriculum delivery and...

Transitional and support services for international students with disabilities

According to the United Nations, around 15% of the global population, or roughly 1 billion people, live with disabilities, making them the world’s largest minority...

LGBT students: a forgotten market with potential

Within the mountains of market intelligence, research articles, and data available on international student mobility and recruitment, one niche student group receives very little attention:...

Mature students emerging as an increasingly important market segment

The term “mature student” describes a category of learners who undertake a programme of study later in life than those who – typically at 18...

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