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Towards a European Higher Education Area: 15 Years of Bologna

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR ON THE BOLOGNA PROCESS   The movement to harmonize degree structures, qualifications frameworks and quality standards across Europe began 15 years ago with the 1999 signing of


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The Bologna Process as a Model for Regional Integration

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR ON THE BOLOGNA PROCESS   Over the 15 years that European stakeholders have been working towards developing the regional level qualifications frameworks, academic credit systems and quality


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Trends in Vietnamese Academic Mobility

By Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS Vietnam’s higher education sector faces significant challenges. These are related to quality standards, a low post-graduation employment rate, and widespread corruption.  Between 1999/2000 and 2012, the


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Iranian Student Mobility on Growth Path

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS According to the Institute of International Education’s most recent Open Doors report (2013), Iran ranks as the 15th largest source of international students in the


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Trends and Strategies for Attracting International Students to U.S. Public Health Programs

By Yoko Kono, Li Chang – WES Research & Advisory Services CLICK HERE TO ACCESS CORRESPONDING WEBINAR ARCHIVE   Public health—an interdisciplinary field incorporating biostatistics, epidemiology, health services administration, health education/behavioral science, and environmental science—is one of the fastest growing


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WENR, April 2014: Americas

New Pathways Provider to Open Campus Centers in U.S. and Brazil

The U.S.-based education company Bridge has announced it will begin offering pathway programs by opening four centers on university campuses in the United States and Brazil, preparing international students for study at U.S. universities.


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Will Indonesian Enrollment Recover?

By Yoko Kono, Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS Indonesia’s economy has weathered the global financial crisis and its GDP has grown approximately 6 percent annually since 2010.  A global giant in


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WENR, April 2014: Asia-Pacific

Government Uses Social Media To Spread News About Student Visa Rules

The Australian government has launched a social media campaign to inform international students about its visa conditions after backing off from a crackdown in January on students who changed programs.


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Are You Building an Informed International Enrollment Strategy?

By Ian Wright, WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS Many international recruitment professionals still place a greater value on high-cost, overseas recruitment than on “armchair” strategies that take advantage of data analytics, technology and online


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WENR, March 2014: Americas

Canada Works on Attracting Students from BRICS Countries

Later to the game than many other countries, Canada is a case study illustrating the reasons and the means by which governments are working to lure foreign students – especially from high-growth countries such as China, India and Brazil – and the obstacles …


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