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UAE leads the world in English-medium international school enrolments

New ISC research – reported in the ISC Market Intelligence Report for the UAE – shows that the United Arab Emirates is the leading country...

Market Snapshot: Egypt

The North African nation of Egypt has experienced extreme turbulence in recent years, with mass protest, a coup d’etat, and economic turmoil. With 60% of...

Women increasingly outpacing men’s higher education participation in many world markets

It used to be that men were overrepresented in higher education, but that trend has been changing for several years now. In the 1990s, in...

From the field: UAE education sector set for robust growth

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country that punches well above its weight in the education world. While the latest figures from UNESCO Institute for...

Education enrolment trends of women in the Middle East

A seminar at the recent NAFSA conference revealed that increasing female enrolment is one of the big stories in US higher education at the moment,...

Boosting science and technology collaboration among Arab states

The call for Arab states to pool their efforts and expertise in STEM fields is one Mohamed Mrayati, senior advisor on science and technology for...

The growing role of emerging markets in shaping global demand

“The rise of emerging markets has been perhaps the defining feature of the global economy this century. In 2000, emerging markets as a whole accounted...

International survey says Australia is most expensive study destination

HSBC released a study last week that looked at tuition and living costs in 13 international study destinations worldwide. The results? Australia, the survey says,...

Oh Canada! Job action by Canadian visa officers expands to 15 biggest markets

In 2012, Canada welcomed a record number of new international students, and has since announced significant new funding to improve visa processing times as well...

New Zealand sharpens recruitment focus with regional trade strategies

Like many destination countries for international students, New Zealand relies heavily on major world markets, notably China and India, for its international enrolment base. But...

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