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 Part 2: Facebook is changing: Are you changing with it?

Part 2: Facebook is changing: Are you changing with it?

With all the changes going on at Facebook (see Part 1), it can be worthwhile for student recruiters to update their list of do’s and don’ts when it...

 Part 1: Facebook is changing: Are you changing with it?

Part 1: Facebook is changing: Are you changing with it?

Facebook has made some substantial changes over the last year, and many of these should affect the way student recruiters are using the platform to reach out to...

 Comparing and contrasting study abroad trends of Brits and Americans

Comparing and contrasting study abroad trends of Brits and Americans

New research on US and UK students compares their propensity to study abroad, with three top trends standing out: 56% of US respondents are considering studying overseas, compared...

 International school enrolment on pace to reach $60 billion by 2022

International school enrolment on pace to reach $60 billion by 2022

As the international schools market continues its expansion, ICEF Monitor reviews some riveting statistics as well as the growth drivers behind the trend. International school enrolment by the...

 US community colleges well placed to help build undergraduate enrolments

US community colleges well placed to help build undergraduate enrolments

Nearly half of all US university students begin their studies at a community college, and for nearly 90,000 currently enrolled international students the path to an American university...

Private capital is helping to transform education

Look around at education sectors in many countries – and into every level and niche – and one characteristic is increasingly common: the presence of private funding and...

Swiss agent survey reveals continued interest in European languages, dip in English

Sales in 2012 remained stable for most language travel agencies in Switzerland and the outlook is optimistic, with anticipated growth in 2013, according to the latest survey from...

Australian international education sector enrolment and commencement trends

New enrolment data from the Australian government shows that the Australian international education sector is, at best, in the early stages of recovery. Most of the new data...

International tuition trends reflect competitive nature of today’s recruitment environment

Luring the increasingly mobile and discerning international student has evolved into a high stakes affair for educational institutions, one complicated by rising competitive pressures as well as rising...

Trend alert: Optimistic outlook for educational travel in 2013

Youth travel accounts for 20% of the global travel industry, and so when ICEF Monitor wanted to know more about the sector, one of the first places we...

Are learning and technology preferences impacting recruitment?

Recently, ICEF Monitor looked at how to appeal to the Chinese market by crafting marketing messages to reflect their propensity for luxury brands and experiences. Today, we explore...

With US enrolments declining, strategies may focus further on international students

The most recent instalment of a well-regarded annual survey of American colleges and universities contains findings suggesting that many American higher education institutions may further increase their focus...

Trends shaping higher education in the Middle East and North Africa

Today we present our exclusive interview with Dr Derar Bal’awi, Regional Director for the MENA Region at International Group for Educational Consultancy (IGEC) based in Saudi Arabia. We...

Chinese students drawn to elite education brands

“Before the economy opened up, a chic suit meant one with the label of a state-owned factory sewn ostentatiously on the sleeve. How times change.” —From “China’s Luxury...

International branch campuses: this is the year to hit “pause” before “go”

The last couple of years have witnessed a rush of international branch campus openings (or other types of “foreign education outpost”). Already, some of these initiatives have met...