Enrollment & Recruiting

Canada: Changing Employment and Visa Regulations to Improve the Recruitment of International Students

By Sophia Lowe, Research and Policy Analyst, WES Canada Introduction Citizenship and Immigration Minister Diane Finley announced changes to the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWP) on April 21, 2008 that are designed to help Canada compete more effectively in the


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The Race to Attract International Students

By Abdul Kargbo & Margery Yeager VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: EDUCATION IN JAPAN   In 1971, a 21-year-old Taiwanese electrical engineer came to the University of Tennessee to further his education. He earned master’s and doctorate degrees and decided to stay


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International Student Mobility: Patterns and Trends

By Line Verbik, Research Manager, Hobsons and Veronica Lasanowski, Research Officer, The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education Over the past 10-15 years international student mobility has become an increasingly important part of the global higher education landscape. The total number


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Africa’s Push-Pull Factors – or Is It Pull-Push?

Influences on African Students’ Decisions to Study in the United States By Nancy Keteku Nancy Keteku is the educationUSA Regional Educational Advising Coordinator for sub-Saharan Africa Whether recruiting or evaluating applicants from overseas, we find ourselves asking, “What made this


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WENR, August 2005: International Education: It’s a Buyer’s Market

By Nick Clark and Robert Sedgwick VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   International Students: It’s a Buyer’s Market Globalization and the challenge of competing in today’s knowledge-based economy has, in recent years, sparked a race to


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WENR, May/June 2003: International Student Recruitment Since 9/11

International Student Recruitment Since 9/11 Part II: It’s a Jungle Out There by   Marjorie S. Smith, Associate Dean and Director, International Student Admission, University of Denver VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   S ince the


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WENR, March/April 2003: International Student Recruitment Since 9/11

by Joseph J. Hindrawan VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   In the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 2001, it was widely anticipated that the international student recruitment effort of U.S. colleges and universities


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Education in Taiwan

by Nick Clark Assistant editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   Vital Facts and Figures Location: Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea and Taiwan Strait, north of the


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Who is Paying for Higher Education — and Why?

by Philip G. Altbach Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   A key debate in the United States, as in other


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eWENR, March/April 1999: RESEARCH

Online Education May Impact Foreign Recruitment   by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR There are a number of factors that account for the recent success and expansion of the electronic classroom in the United States. Shifts in the demographic landscape, changing


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