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American graduate schools report decline in international applications and commencements

The latest enrolment and admissions data from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) finds that both international graduate applications and first-t...

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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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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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Australia takes its double-digit growth into final quarter of 2017

The latest data out of Australia shows continuing growth in international enrolment into the final quarter of the year. The Department of Education and Training (DET) numbers for year-to-date October 2017 show overall enrolment growth of 13%, with just over 11% growth in commencements. Th...

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US ELT numbers trending down in 2017

A fall 2017 member survey conducted by English USA reveals that a majority of Intensive English Programmes (IEPs) in the US are reporting continued declines in enrolment this year. Englis...

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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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Canada’s international student enrolment surged in 2016

The latest enrolment data from Canada reveals a big jump in international student numbers in the country in 2016. Speaking at the Canadian Bureau for International Education’s (CBIE) ...

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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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Support for international students key at US community colleges

In the US, community colleges – sometimes referred to as junior colleges – ar...

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College admissions under pressure in the US: International numbers down for some

For colleges and universities in the US, 1 May is the traditional benchmark date for measuring whether or not enrolment goals for the coming year have been met. The ideal case is that by that point the incoming class has been set for the following September. However, an annual survey by ...

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Australia: Growth remains strong at mid-year

The latest year-to-date enrolment data for Australia paints a picture of continuing growth as the halfway point in the year approaches. Department of Education and Training (DET) numbers for YTD May 2017 show overall commencement growth of just over 12%. Building on equally strong commencement gr...

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Ireland moves to expand student housing stock

Most university students in Ireland (41%) would prefer to live in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), while another 27% would choose private rental housing. It happens, however, that only about a third of higher education students in Ireland have a PBSA bed while 31% live in private renta...

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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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US: Most university business officers anticipate financial challenges ahead

A new survey released by ...

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Australia: Longer stays add up to 10% growth in ELICOS weeks

English Australia’s latest ...

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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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Canadian universities shifting focus to managing growth for 2017/18

As September approaches, along with the start of the 2017/18 academic year, administrators at Canadian universities are dealing with the happy problem of managing growth in international enrolment. The Brexit vote in the UK, along with more isolationist policies in the US, are sending strong mark...

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Canada’s international student enrolment up 8%

Canada became the latest major study destination to report on international enrolment trends this week with the release of the annual A World of Learning report from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE). The 2016 edition of ...

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Student Increases In Mobility Trends Between India & USA

An expanding number of understudies are intersection the globe to increase viable, universal experience that they can apply in their professions and life in a global society. The 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds that the quantity of universal und...

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