Higher Education

growing-importance-non-degree-credentialsThe growing importance of non-degree credentials

As the pace of technological change accelerates, companies need employees possessing the most current skillsets, the most aptitude and appetite for continual learning, and an...

turkey-removes-international-student-quotas-signals-recruitment-strategyTurkey removes international student quotas and signals recruitment strategy

Turkey announced earlier this month that it would remove nearly all limitations on foreign student enrolment in the country’s universities. Up to this point, international...

foreign-enrolment-continues-to-grow-in-the-netherlandsForeign enrolment continues to grow in the Netherlands

The latest data from the the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education – Nuffic – highlights a further increase in degree-seeking international students in the...

Chinese study destinations and post-study plans changing this year

A new study published earlier this month finds shifting patterns of demand among Chinese students planning to study abroad, both with respect to destination preferences...

Survey shows study abroad decision process is changing, with more factors at play

A new survey shows that students are making study abroad decisions based on a changing list of priorities and influencers. Rankings are becoming less important...

Joblessness high among university graduates in Turkey

New data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) finds that the country’s unemployment rate has risen significantly and is especially acute among youth. What’s...

France posts 4.5% increase in international enrolment for 2017/18

There are now 343,000 international students enrolled in French higher education, representing a 4.5% increase from 2016/17 to 2017/18, and a second straight year of...

Promoting mental health on campus

International students go abroad to study, but they also go abroad to immerse themselves in a different culture and make friends...

What makes international students happy? Research shows the answer depends in part on country of origin

As the number of international students enrolled in higher education worldwide has skyrocketed in the past two decades, increasing from two million in 1999 to around...

Erasmus+ supported nearly 800,000 international placements in 2017

A recent statement from the European Commission highlights that the landmark Erasmus+ mobility programme provided for a record-high participation of just under 800,000 people to...

Non-EU applications to UK universities up this year

The UK application registry UCAS has released new data from its 15 January admissions deadline for the 2019/20 academic year, and so we now have an...

Taiwan’s foreign enrolment getting a boost from Southeast Asia

The latest statistical release from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education reveals that foreign enrolment in the country increased by 4.5% to reach nearly 127,000 students in...

International graduate commencements fall in US for second straight year

In fall 2018, fewer international students applied to American graduate programmes than in fall 2017 and first-time enrolment of international graduate students also dropped, marking...

Contrasting MBA admissions trends in the US and Europe

Many US business schools continue to report declining application volumes from both domestic and international...

Foreign student numbers up modestly for British higher education

With 458,490 international students enrolled in UK universities in 2017/18, the UK’s higher education sector experienced 4% growth over the previous year. Newly released Higher...

British university leaders say a no-deal Brexit “one of the biggest threats” ever

An open letter from five higher education groups in the UK – Universities UK, the Russell Group, Guild HE, Million Plus and University Alliance – says that...

China issues travel warning for Canada

So much can change in the span of one year. In early 2018, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared it the “year of China–Canada tourism,”...

Year in review: What we learned in 2018

It has been another exciting and challenging year in international education, and, as always, we thank you for reading along with us. But before we...

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The growing importance of non-degree credentials -

Turkey removes international student quotas and signals recruitment strategy -

Malta: ELT weeks down; expanded work rights for students -

Foreign enrolment continues to grow in the Netherlands -

Chinese study destinations and post-study plans changing this year -

Survey shows study abroad decision process is changing, with more factors at play -

Ireland: ELT student numbers down but weeks reach a record high -

Growing Egyptian demand for education pressures domestic capacity -

One third of foreign students in British independent schools come from Europe -

More Germans travelled abroad for language studies in 2018 -

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