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 South Korean educational market maturing

South Korean educational market maturing

South Korea is increasingly on the radar these days for its continuing market potential, but also in terms of its willingness to strengthen its own educational institutions and...

 Governments crack down on fraud, industry continues to strengthen standards

Governments crack down on fraud, industry continues to strengthen standards

In a further indication of increased government scrutiny of foreign education providers, a number of new scandals relating to bogus degrees, misleading institutional advertising and even entirely “fake”...

 Hong Kong curriculum changes present huge recruitment opportunities

Hong Kong curriculum changes present huge recruitment opportunities

As Hong Kong shifts from a three-year to a four-year degree structure and school-leavers enter university a year earlier, students are applying to study abroad in large numbers...

 US business schools losing market share

US business schools losing market share

A report released this week by the Graduate Management Admission Council reveals that business schools in the United States lost market share again in 2011. The percentage of...

 Australia eases visa processing for students from 29 countries

Australia eases visa processing for students from 29 countries

A statement released today by the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, announced that the Government will make the visa application process easier for students from...

Foreign student numbers in Taiwan almost double since 2007

The number of foreign students pursuing formal academic degrees in Taiwan has increased significantly in the past four years, with the number of foreign undergraduates almost doubling, according...

Indian students finding it harder to afford studying abroad

With the rupee falling over 18% against the dollar in the last year, course fees and living expenses carry a higher price tag for Indians, forcing students to...

The demographic challenge facing East Asian universities

Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea have already faced the tough reality of a demographic decline in student numbers; now China is encountering the same challenging issue. Yojana Sharma...

A new approach to education in South Korea

Despite international accolades for its education system, South Korea is moving away from the hallmarks of this system—such as memorisation, a reliance on private schools, and studying only...

New destinations emerging for Indian students

For many years Indian students, the world’s largest group of overseas students after the Chinese, rarely looked beyond Britain, the US and Australia for higher education. But changes...

Measuring demand and study options for Indian students

A recent item from BBC News points to the massive gap between demand and supply for higher education in India and provides a broad sketch of options that...

Mobile and social media key to reaching Chinese consumers

Tnooz is an interesting travel technology site providing news and analysis in the tourism and hospitality space. In a recent guest post on the site, Jens Thraenhart, president...

Dramatic changes ahead for Korean universities

After a period of impressive expansion, it now appears that South Korea will soon reach a point where it has many more university spaces than it needs. South...

Global survey finds that nearly 90% of agents expect to place more students this year

The results are in from the 2011 i-graduate ICEF Agent Barometer Survey, and as usual, they offer indispensable insights for stakeholders in international education. Fully 737 agents representing...

Demand for MBAs surging in Asia

“Economic growth in Asia has spurred a wave of eager young workers to pursue MBAs, a wellspring that has drawn interest from the world’s top business schools and...