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 Foreign enrolment hits new record in Australia

Foreign enrolment hits new record in Australia

Australia’s international student enrolment hit a new high in 2016 to reach a total of 554,179 for the year. The latest data from the Australian Department of Education...

 Australia’s education exports surpass AUS$20 billion

Australia’s education exports surpass AUS$20 billion

New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show continued growth in Australia’s international education sector. The updated ABS data reveals total direct spending on fees and...

 Four megatrends that are changing the competitive landscape of international education

Four megatrends that are changing the competitive landscape of international education

Slowing growth, a booming middle class, shifting destination market share, and new regional study destinations are helping to set a new competitive dynamic in international education. 1. Slower...

 2016 Agent Barometer survey reveals important shifts in destination appeal and student perceptions

2016 Agent Barometer survey reveals important shifts in destination appeal and student perceptions

Key findings from the 2016 ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer were released yesterday at the ICEF Berlin Workshop. Now in its tenth year, the Agent Barometer remains the industry’s...

 Continued international enrolment growth for Australia through mid-2016

Continued international enrolment growth for Australia through mid-2016

A new report from Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBF) provides some interesting insights on international student enrolment in Australia as well as the country’s student...

Imagining the digital future of academic records

We live in a world where messages, financial transactions, and digital content of all sorts can circle the globe with a click of a computer mouse or trackpad...

Vietnam removes agency certification requirements

The following is a guest post from Dr Mark A. Ashwill, founder and managing director of Capstone Vietnam, a human resource development company with offices in Hanoi and...

US confirms visa policy for conditional admissions

The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has issued its long-awaited final policy guidance regarding conditional admissions for international students intending to...

Global survey highlights the importance of peer review and detailed insights for prospective students

A new study from QS, What Matters to International Students?, provides some interesting new insights on the types of information and information sources that students value most in...

Early results point to continued growth for Australia in 2016

The latest round of Australian enrolment data shows that the notable growth trend of the last two years has continued into 2016. Department of Education and Training (DET)...

The uncertainty of Brexit

Theresa May has been the British Home Secretary, with responsibility for UK immigration, since 2010. In that role, and in pursuit of the Cameron government’s controversial “net migration”...

A corporate approach to managing risk in international recruitment

This article is adapted and reprinted with permission from Beyond the Horizon: The Near Future of International Education. Launched at the 2016 NAFSA conference in Denver, Beyond the...

Where are you? The importance of location in international recruiting

“Location, location, location” is one of the most famous idioms among realtors because it underlines the great extent to which a property’s desirability is tied to where it...

Educators quick to respond to Brexit vote

In a move that surprised observers around the world, rocked currency rates and stock exchanges, and ran against the projections of most recent polls, UK voters opted for...

Going deep: The power of a niche strategy

The more competitive and mature an industry is, the more creative and thoughtful its players must be in their strategies to maintain or grow market share. We are...