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Testing English as a Foreign Language for University Admissions

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews ACCESS WES WEBINAR ARCHIVE: FIND THE BEST FIT FOR YOUR INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM   According to recently released figures from the OECD, the number of students enrolled outside their country of


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Bridging the Digital Divide: Segmenting and Recruiting International Millennial Students

By Li Chang – WES Research & Advisory Services, Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services, Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT AND ACCESS ARCHIVED WEBINAR SERIES   More than


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Scholarships Drive Growth in Students from Kuwait

By Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   The number of students from Kuwait in the United States has been increasing at a double-digit growth rate each year since 2007. According to


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International Student Retention and Success: A Comparative Perspective

By Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services, Rahul Choudaha – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Despite the increasing number of international students on U.S. campuses, 70 percent are concentrated in only


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Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar Look to U.S. Higher Education after Years of Conflict

By Yoko Kono ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   While Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar are very different countries, they share recent histories of civil war that has led to the exodus of significant numbers of tertiary-level students. In


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The Major International School Curriculums

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN INDIA   Worldwide, there are in excess of 9,000 schools teaching a curriculum different from that of the host nation; commonly referred to as international


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WENR, July/August 2014: Middle East

Regional Harmonization Project Launched in Middle East, North Africa

A three-year higher education project to align subject-learning objectives in the Middle East and North Africa (MEDA) was…


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WENR, June 2014: Americas

Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Universities in Latin America

Mismatched academic calendars, issues with giving credits to exchange students, language barriers and cultural misunderstandings are among the challenges facing U.S. universities …


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WENR, June 2014: Europe

Institutions Worldwide Focus on Internationalization

A new survey from the International Association of Universities (IAU) finds that higher education institutions (HEIs) across the globe are focusing on …


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WENR, June 2014: Middle East

Study: Iran Has the World’s Fastest Growing Research Output

Simon Marginson writes about the globalization of research science in Times Higher Education, highlighting trends underlined in a recent report from the U.S. National Science Foundation …


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