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 2014 in review: The year’s most popular items from ICEF Monitor

2014 in review: The year’s most popular items from ICEF Monitor

We are closing out 2014 by carrying on a tradition that we began in 2013: a review of our must-read posts from the past year. We’ve gathered the...

 New Zealand continues to build on 2013 enrolment growth

New Zealand continues to build on 2013 enrolment growth

After years of flat or declining international enrolment, New Zealand began to turn the corner in 2013. More specifically, after a tough start to the year – which...

 Canadian immigration reforms continue; new credential introduced for international student advisors

Canadian immigration reforms continue; new credential introduced for international student advisors

At the recent annual conference of the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), officials from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) reported on the continuing implementation of previously announced...

 Study reveals most popular online recruiting strategies of US colleges

Study reveals most popular online recruiting strategies of US colleges

The always-insightful consulting and research firm Noel-Levitz is out this year with two new studies that nicely add to the current research on online recruiting practices and the...

 Outbound mobility gathering steam in the Philippines

Outbound mobility gathering steam in the Philippines

The number of Philippine students studying abroad is up sharply in recent years, fuelled by a rapidly growing economy, high levels of youth unemployment, strong outbound migration, and...

New report highlights “worrying trends” in UK’s international student recruitment

A new report from Universities UK underlines the positive impacts that international students have on the UK’s economy and society, and warns that government policy is impacting the...

Mapping the geography of international students in the US

A new study by the Brookings Institute, The geography of foreign students in US higher education, goes beyond collecting data on international students in America to offer fascinating...

South Africa’s language schools gaining students but struggling to clarify immigration policy

South Africa’s English language schools have attracted a growing number of international students over the past few years, thanks not only to the quality of courses available but...

International student enrolment strengthening in New Zealand

Education New Zealand (ENZ) recently released its full-year report on international enrolment for 2013 and the numbers tell a tale of two sharply contrasting trends over the course...

UK introduces tougher immigration rules for universities and colleges

The British government has announced tighter controls on institutions that sponsor international students to study in the UK. Under the current rules, universities and colleges can maintain their...

Five for Friday

We are pleased to present the latest instalment in our occasional column “Five for Friday.” The following is a quick hit-list of some of the more eye-catching and...

Australian enrolment surging in 2014

International education remains Australia’s third-largest export sector and the only non-resource sector in the top five. International education activity contributed an estimated AUS$15 billion to Australia’s economy in...

British investigation alleges systemic fraud in UK language testing

UK Minister for Immigration and Security James Brokenshire rose in the British House of Commons last week to make a dramatic announcement: A joint investigation by UK Visas...

Landslide election win in India ushers in education reforms

Narendra Modi’s overwhelming victory in India’s national elections last month offers new hope for reforms within the country’s massive education system. With a strong mandate to deliver change,...

United States poised for more active student recruitment

Already the world’s leading destination for international students, the United States is set to become a more active recruiter of international students. In today’s ICEF Monitor post, we...