Indian students are a rising force on U.S. campuses. But what are their motivations and experiences once here? WES examines insights from surveys of U.S.-enrolled Indian master’s students in three top fields – engineering, math/computer sciences & business. Based on original research.
In 2015, WES saw a substantial rise in applications from graduates of traditional Chinese medicine programs (TCM) in China. Why? And what does academic training and licensure for TCM in China entail? Two WES credential analysts explain.
Last year, Chinese undergraduate enrollments in U.S. colleges and universities outstripped graduate enrollments for the first time ever. The quality of those students’ secondary schooling is directly relevant to their impact and experiences on campus. WENR offers an overview of the good, the bad, and the fly-by-night landscape of China’s international high schools to help institutions better manage their enrollment pipeline and student success.
In May, Korea announced the recipients of the largest higher education subsidy it’s ever awarded. The PRIME Project will funnel some USD $1.8 billion to 21 higher education institutions. The goal? Increase the number of trained engineers coming out of college, and decrease fine and liberal arts majors. The program will have ripple effects on enrollments, student mobility, and the economy.
Student mobility from lower-middle-income countries is on the rise. That’s good news for U.S. colleges and universities that don’t have top-tier rankings.
The 2014-2015 academic year represents the eighth consecutive year of falling Taiwanese enrollments in the U.S. — even as other regions around the globe have seen increased numbers of Taiwanese students enrolling. Learn more about mobility trends among Taiwanese students worldwide, about the nation’s education system, and about the impact of massification on the quality of its higher ed sector.
Although aimed at the K-12 sector, recent educational reforms in the Philippines are expected dramatically affect the nation’s higher education system – and potentially Filipino students’ international mobility – as well.
For more almost 9.5 million rising high school graduates across China, the gaokao, a three-day, high-stakes college entrance exam, has a life-long impact. Results determine student placement or exclusion from top-tier schools, as well as the ability to gain access to a higher rung of the social ladder.
Kyle Anderson, Assistant Professor of Chinese and Asian Studies at Centre College REGISTER FOR RELATED WEBINAR   Editor’s note: On March 15, Htin Kyaw, a long-time aide to Aung San Suu Kyi, was named president elect of Myanmar. Suu Kyi…
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by Rachel Michael, Credential Evaluator and Mini Gu, Area Specialist Introduction With a population of almost 1.4 billion and a burgeoning middle class, China sends more students abroad than any other country in the world. Around 460,000 Chinese nationals were…