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 East Asian students are most likely to hire agents, study finds

East Asian students are most likely to hire agents, study finds

In the continuing debate over the hiring of international recruiting agents by college applicants and colleges themselves, the British Council has produced a report that offers a glimpse...

 Student visa curbs are damaging our reputation, Universities UK warns

Student visa curbs are damaging our reputation, Universities UK warns

UK Home Office reveals 11,000 fall in the number of overseas students since tougher measures have been introduced. The Universities UK action group has issued a warning about...

 Indian demand for education reflected in soaring student loan values

Indian demand for education reflected in soaring student loan values

As demand for higher education expands throughout India’s massive middle class, so is the need for increased financing. Student loan values are growing at rates of 20–30% per...

 Are US universities getting more cautious about offshore campuses?

Are US universities getting more cautious about offshore campuses?

The past decade has seen considerable interest among American colleges in opening satellite campuses offshore. But the realities on the ground, along with some high-profile failures, resistant faculty,...

 Australian postgraduate applications up sharply in September

Australian postgraduate applications up sharply in September

A serious rebound in international applications provides some evidence that the Australian government’s drive to encourage higher level study may be having an impact. PIER Online reports, “Applications...

UK universities group releases report on enrolment trends

Universities UK has released a detailed report–Patterns and trends in UK higher education–that provides some valuable insights into domestic and international enrolment in the UK. Among the findings:...

Australia: Doors open to foreign students

Australia’s 39 universities are preparing for a brand new day in 2012: not only will government quotas on the number of local students they enrol be lifted, but...

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...

U.S. Colleges seek greater diversity in foreign-student enrollment

With students from China, South Korea, and India often dominating the pool of foreign undergraduate applicants, colleges say they want to recruit more from other countries. Source: The...