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 EAIE measures the state of internationalisation in Europe

EAIE measures the state of internationalisation in Europe

A majority of higher education institutions in 33 European countries say that increasing international revenue is not the main rationale behind their internationalisation initiatives. Instead, it is to...

 English language training in India pegged for significant growth

English language training in India pegged for significant growth

With evidence demonstrating that English language fluency opens the doors to greater employment opportunities and higher income among its graduates, demand for English Language Training (ELT) is on...

 Egypt aims to quadruple international enrolment

Egypt aims to quadruple international enrolment

The Egyptian government recently announced plans to increase the number of international students enrolled in the country and to market itself as a regional international education hub catering...

 Global economic power projected to shift to Asia and emerging economies by 2050

Global economic power projected to shift to Asia and emerging economies by 2050

The professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has produced a series of megatrends reports that analyse high-level trends expected to shape the global economic landscape in the decades ahead....

 Growing questions about the business model for higher education in the US

Growing questions about the business model for higher education in the US

For several years, higher education institutions in the US, and to some extent those in other major destination markets, have faced financial pressures that are, without a doubt,...

Forecasts point to strong growth in outbound mobility for Pakistan

Pakistan, the sixth most-populous nation on Earth, is predicted to see its population grow to nearly 300 million people by mid-century. Despite a very low current ratio of...

India is a key source of international students – can it become a destination?

In the summer of 2014, Narendra Modi became India’s Prime Minister in a landslide election, giving him a mandate to launch much-needed reforms to the country’s education system....

Managing growth and maintaining standards in international branch campuses

The number of international branch campuses worldwide continues to grow. This is in some respects a natural result of institutions continuing to expand their global partnerships, and of...

US institutions expanding joint and dual degree arrangements abroad

A recent UK report found that about a third of all international undergraduate students in England transferred from programmes delivered offshore. Another Canadian survey notes that the number...

National survey shows Canadian universities more focused on internationalisation

A significant majority of Canadian universities – 82% – now place internationalisation among their top five strategic priorities, says a new survey of Canada’s degree-granting institutions. This represents...

LinkedIn rolls out new school selection services for prospective students

Professional social networking site LinkedIn has introduced some impressive new services for its high school and university-aged users: Decision Boards, University Outcome Rankings, Field of Study Explorer, and...

Research says middle-class aspirations the real driver of demand for higher education

The global gross tertiary enrolment ratio (GTER) – that is, the percentage of the tertiary-aged population actually enrolled in higher education – has more than doubled over the...

The growing case for building institutional links with India

India is planning a massive expansion of its higher education system over the next decade. The Indian government has a stated goal to increase higher education participation rates...

One third of new international degree students in UK transfer from partner institutions abroad

A recent guest post from Observatory on Borderless Higher Education (OBHE) researcher Dr Vangelis Tsiligiris explored the impact of transnational education (TNE) programmes on international student enrolment in...

Did growth in outbound Chinese mobility really slow in 2013?

China is by far the world’s largest source market for international students. Chinese students account for 32% of international enrolment in Canada, 29% of all foreign students in...