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 Part 2: Internships an increasingly popular gateway to career and immigration opportunities

Part 2: Internships an increasingly popular gateway to career and immigration opportunities

In the first of this two-part series, we considered the types of students that might benefit most from an internship abroad. In this second ICEF Monitor article, we...

 Demand for Portuguese increasing in US

Demand for Portuguese increasing in US

Today we turn to Language Magazine, which has reported that the demand for Portuguese is growing in US universities as language departments are downsized, or cut altogether. Although...

 Malaysia upgrades 78 vocational schools to colleges

Malaysia upgrades 78 vocational schools to colleges

In another move to strengthen its education sector, Malaysia is upgrading 78 vocational schools into colleges. The move will produce 13,000 skilled workers in four years’ time. This...

 The rise of the volunteer sector in Asia Pacific

The rise of the volunteer sector in Asia Pacific

The volunteer sector has seen steady growth since 1990 and accounted for an estimated 1.67 million arrivals in 2010. Roughly 60% of volunteer travel participants come from the...

 EU surveys: 98% support language learning but skills gaps remain

EU surveys: 98% support language learning but skills gaps remain

Almost nine out of ten EU citizens believe that the ability to speak foreign languages is very useful and 98% say that mastering languages will be good for...

Newly published report compares pricing, market trends worldwide

WYSE Travel Confederation in conjunction with its research partner Student Marketing have released the second in a series of planned industry review studies, this time on pricing. The...

Second ICEF Education Fund initiative focuses on Turkey

In a small departure from our normal news and market intelligence feed, the ICEF Education Fund is proud to announce another new project – providing full scholarships to...

Hong Kong curriculum changes present huge recruitment opportunities

As Hong Kong shifts from a three-year to a four-year degree structure and school-leavers enter university a year earlier, students are applying to study abroad in large numbers...