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New study forecasts slowing growth in international student mobility

The latest research report from the British Council predicts a slowing of outbound student mobility over the next decade. ...

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Major MOOC providers shifting focus to fee-paying students

About this time every year, Class Central, a leading MOOC course listing site, prepares an insightful summary of major trends in enrolment and product development from the world’s major MOOC providers (where “MOOC” equals “Massive Open Online Courses”). ...

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UK: Report puts value of international higher ed commencements at £22.6 billion

A newly released study makes clear the economic impact of foreign students in UK higher education, estimating that every ten non-EU students contribute a net impact of nearly £1 million (US$1.4 million) to the British economy. This is one of the key findings from a new study underta...

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Japan well on its way to 300,000 international students

For the fifth consecutive year, international student numbers have grown in Japan. The latest statistics from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) indicate that as of May 2017, 267,...

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Year in review: What we learned in 2017

Here comes 2018 and many of us have already booked travel, laid plans, and otherwise set the stage for another fast-paced year in international education. But before all that, let’s take a moment to look back on the year past and...

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A roadmap for building more diversity in your international enrolment

For the past couple of years at least, institutions and schools that aim to build their foreign enrolments have heard the prevailing wisdom about how to recruit: diversify. Which is shorthand, in many cases, for “diversify beyond China and India.” It’s not that China and...

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Study finds lots of room to improve in international alumni relations

A majority of US college administrators say that their institutions are not doing enough to connect with international alumni, and nearly two-thirds report having no dedicated staff time for global alumni relations. These are some of the top-line findings from a new study released today b...

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Contrasting EU and non-EU trends for British higher education

The global strength of the British education brand is showing this year with record-high application volumes and acceptances for non-European Union students in 2017. However, the latest data release from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) paints a mixed picture in als...

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Global investment in student housing reaches new heights

Most study destinations don’t have enough purpose-built student housing (PBSH) to go around, or at least not sufficient beds to keep pace with growing enrolments. Earlier this year, the Irish government announced a ...

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New report maps student expectations for language study

In recent years, the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) has published a series of studies that contribute to our understanding of the global language learning market. The latest of these is the IALC Study Travel Research Repo...

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Motivations for study abroad

Why do students study abroad, and what drives them to choose one destination over another? Several large studies conducted over the past couple of years show that certain motivations are widely present among students the world over. New experiences and safe environments Students...

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Post-Brexit planning in the UK: tighter controls for EU students; hope for continuing research collaboration

The British government’s post-Brexit ambitions for higher education are becoming a little clearer thanks to a recent combination of leaks and official position papers. The Guardian published ...

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UK: Net migration questioned again as new data shows 97% of international students leave in time 28 Aug 2017

New data from border exit checks has led the ...

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Indian highered enrolment skyrocketing but foreign numbers remain modest

A new report from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) paints a picture of a continuing dramatic expansion of Indian higher education. ...

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Summing up motivations for study abroad

Why do students study abroad, and what drives them to choose one destination over another? Several large studies conducted over the past couple of years show that certain motivations are widely present among students the world over. New experiences and safe environments Students...

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