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 In the sharing marketplace, video is king

In the sharing marketplace, video is king

Imagine a group of high school friends who have all decided they want to study abroad, but who are not yet sure which school, or even country they...

 How and when international students use school websites and social media in planning for study abroad

How and when international students use school websites and social media in planning for study abroad

More than three-quarters (77%) of international students responding to 2019 QS’s International Student Survey said that the most useful source of information for them when researching an institution...

 Survey highlights challenges for foreign students in the Netherlands

Survey highlights challenges for foreign students in the Netherlands

A survey of foreign students in the Netherlands highlights that many struggle to connect with their Dutch peers...

 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...

Foreign enrolment continues to grow in the Netherlands

The latest data from the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education – Nuffic – highlights a further increase in degree-seeking international students in the Netherlands for 2018/19. Nuffic...

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

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...

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...

China issues travel warning for Canada

So much can change in the span of one year. In early 2018, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared it the “year of China–Canada tourism,” part of an...

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...

US university takes out insurance against drop in Chinese enrolments

A US university has taken out a US$400,000+ per year insurance policy against a significant decline in Chinese enrolment...