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 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...

 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...

 The world’s changing language landscape

The world’s changing language landscape

In some ways, it’s never been more difficult – or exciting – to choose which foreign language to study, because so many are...

 OECD reports rising degree attainment and strengthening growth for international mobility

OECD reports rising degree attainment and strengthening growth for international mobility

The annual Education at a Glance report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) highlights that more people are now earning degrees than ever before. Looking...

 The link between employment outcomes and recruiting

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....

New Zealand puts the emphasis on student experience

One year ago, New Zealand Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced the New Zealand Education Strategy 2018–2030 at the annual NZIEC conference. The 2019 edition of the conference...

US colleges continue to strengthen links with education agents

Partnerships with agents are part of a multifaceted recruitment strategy for many American colleges, and representatives at private high schools in the US report that many of their...

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...

How and when international students use school websites and social media in planning for study abroad

More than three-quarters (77%) of international students responding to 2019 QS’s International Student Survey said that the most useful source of information for them when researching an institution...

Survey highlights challenges for foreign students in the Netherlands

A survey of foreign students in the Netherlands highlights that many struggle to connect with their Dutch peers...

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...

Survey shows study abroad decision process is changing, with more factors at play

University rankings are decreasing in influence in terms of where students choose to study...

Ireland: ELT student numbers down but weeks reach a record high

After a few years of steady increases in student numbers, enrolment growth in Ireland’s ELT (English Language Training) sector cooled off last year. There were 121,462 students enrolled...

More Germans travelled abroad for language studies in 2018

German outbound market for language travel up 12.7% in 2018. Numbers going to UK for English-language studies drop, but...