Americas

Do Systemic Mobility Constraints Impose Limitations on 100,000 Strong Goals?

Across Latin America, degree recognition failures are common. US HEIs should understand systemic constraints, to help students & recruit more effectively.


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Education in Mexico 

An overview of Mexico’s education system, including accreditation and credential evaluation issues, and of recent mobility trends to and from Mexico.


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Better Career Services for International Students = Better Retention and Recruitment

Good career prospects are a major pull factor for international students who come to the U.S., but the career services available on campus often fall short. With an eye toward improved recruitment, retention, and better student experience, the WES research team examined what works and what doesn’t at campuses across the U.S.


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Addressing the U.S. Global Partnership Lag

Ian Wright, Director of Partnerships In an era of declining public investment in higher education and increasing global competition for students, a comprehensive internationalization strategy is non-negotiable for higher education institutions of every stripe. “The internationalisation of a university is


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Education in Colombia

Silje Immerstein, Research Associate at World Education Services In this article we will provide an overview of the Colombian education system, highlighting its history development, structure and grading scales. We also take a look at current and future trends in


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Education in Latin America

By Jennifer Bild World Education Services In the past ten years, the middle class in Latin America has grown 50%, comprising almost one third of the region’s population. This trend can in part be attributed to big strides made in


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Can U.S. Universities Compete in the Southeast Asian Transnational Education Market?

By Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   According to WES’ recent survey of U.S.-bound international millennial students, 44% of students from Southeast Asia[i] considered pursuing a foreign degree in a country


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Top Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment

By Yuanyuan Fang, Megha Roy, Alejandro A. Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS The number of international students from just a few countries on major U.S. campuses has increased to such a level that headlines


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Education in Peru

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews   After periods of mass inflation and political insurrection through the 1980s and 1990s, Peru has blossomed economically over the last few years and has become a major tourist destination. In


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Attracting and Retaining International Students in Canada

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services, Rahul Choudaha – WES Research & Advisory Services CLICK HERE TO ACCESS CORRESPONDING WEBINAR ARCHIVE   As is the case in most developed countries, Canadians are living longer and having fewer


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