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 China issues warning to students planning to study in the US

China issues warning to students planning to study in the US

Political and trade tensions between the US and China are deepening, with potential repercussions for Chinese enrolments in American higher education. This week, China’s Ministry of Education warned...

 Turkey removes international student quotas and signals recruitment strategy

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

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...

 Brazil’s outbound numbers surged in 2018

Brazil’s outbound numbers surged in 2018

The Brazilian study abroad market showed its strength again in 2018 with a third consecutive year of strong growth. The latest survey data from the Brazilian Educational and...

 Recruiting in Kazakhstan

Recruiting in Kazakhstan

After more than a decade of rapid outbound growth, Kazakhstan is firmly on the radar of international recruiters...

Planning for success at student fairs and events

Why do face-to-face meetings and in-person events remain crucial in today’s hyper-digital marketplace? Aren’t students too immersed in their phones and tablets to look up for a real-life...

Non-EU applications to UK universities up this year

The UK application registry UCAS has released new data from its 15 January admissions deadline for the 2019/20 academic year, and so we now have an early view of...

Canada’s foreign student enrolment took another big jump in 2018

The latest student data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) describes another year of very strong growth in Canada’s international student enrolment. The number of foreign students studying...

Five steps to a more active alumni programme

There’s a paradox at work regarding the extent to which many colleges and universities are engaging with their international alumni. A 2017 survey undertaken by international education consultancies Academic...

Australia: Strong growth raises questions of risk management

In most respects, things are coming up roses for Australia’s international education sector these days. As we’ve reported on enrolment and economic impact trends in major destination countries...

UK higher education under pressure

After first easing controls on student head counts in 2012, the government moved to eliminate caps on undergraduate student numbers for English universities in 2015. The idea was to...

Employability and competition driving Indian demand for study abroad

Recent surveys and interviews highlight the importance of career goals in the decision making of Indian students...

France launches new international recruitment strategy

The strategy emphasises a streamlining of visa processing, strengthening of student services, and expanded investment...

Checking in on Turkish outbound

In a year of political and economic challenges, Turkey continues to show strong demand for study abroad...

International student numbers reach new record in the US but commencements down again this year

For the 12th consecutive year, international student numbers...