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 Peru commits to bilingualism with a new focus on English

Peru commits to bilingualism with a new focus on English

Driven in part by its considerable mineral wealth, the Peruvian economy has seen strong growth in recent years, helping spur outbound student mobility as well as the country’s...

 Is employability data an untapped resource for student recruiters?

Is employability data an untapped resource for student recruiters?

In many of the world’s key sending markets for international students, employability is both a major concern and a key motivator for study abroad. The situation is particularly...

 Sweden’s international student numbers up for the first time since 2011

Sweden’s international student numbers up for the first time since 2011

The Swedish government moved to introduce higher education tuition fees for non-European Union/non-European Economic Area students in 2011, and foreign student enrolment in the country promptly took a...

 New study maps important shifts in international undergraduate enrolment

New study maps important shifts in international undergraduate enrolment

A new report from the UK Higher Education International Unit describes a fast-growing market for international undergraduate students, one that has seen enrolment in major destination countries grow...

 Scholarships creating a culture of study abroad in Saudi Arabia

Scholarships creating a culture of study abroad in Saudi Arabia

Editor’s note: We are updating our video channels and the videos linked below are temporarily unavailable. Tens of thousands of Saudi students have gone abroad over the past...

Nepal emerging as an important growth market for international education

Demographic and economic shifts in Nepal, mirroring those occurring in other Asian nations, have resulted in a sharp increase in the country’s under-25 population and a rise in...

Iran’s university enrolment is booming. Now what?

The population of Iran grew rapidly following the Islamic Revolution of 1979. It is estimated at about 80 million people today, with roughly 60% aged 30 or younger....

Internationalisation continues to shape the Malaysian education brand

Editor’s note: We are updating our video channels and the videos linked below are temporarily unavailable. Earlier this year, Malaysia released its national strategy for higher education, The...

Signs of strengthening demand for study abroad in Japan

For several years now, the Japanese government has been intent on globalising its education system, setting goals of hosting 300,000 foreign students and sending out 120,000 of its...

Myanmar opening up to foreign investment and international education

Myanmar held its first free nationwide election in 25 years earlier this month, and the 8 November vote saw opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for...

Fifth annual English proficiency ranking finds Latin America on the rise

Higher national levels of English proficiency are linked to higher per capita income levels, more open and accessible business environments, improved quality of life (as measured by the...

British government proposes major higher education reform package

The British government signalled its intention last week to undertake a major shake-up of higher education starting in 2016. An official consultation paper released on 6 November –...

The market for English language learning in Argentina

Argentina leads Latin America in English proficiency, and the language is both widely taught and widely used in the country, including in business, media, and schools. However, a...

Five for Friday

This latest instalment in our occasional “Five for Friday” column gathers some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately. Making graduate employment data...

Korea aims for 200,000 foreign students by 2023

The South Korean government has announced a new national strategy to nearly triple the country’s foreign student enrolment by 2023. Just under 85,000 foreign students studied in Korea...