Mobility Trends

What Can Be Learned from the Brazilian Scholarship Cut?

By Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Brazil’s Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP), the flagship scholarship program of the Brazilian government, is facing budget cuts next year due to a lack of


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The Importance of Higher Education for Syrian Refugees

Jessica Magaziner, Credential Analyst at World Education Services Introduction The Syrian conflict has been covered extensively in the news since its violent inception in the spring of 2011. This conflict has resulted in extreme loss of life, societal destruction and


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Mobility Patterns and Pathways of Indian Engineers to the U.S.

By Rahul Choudaha, Megha Roy – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   More than 25 million Indians have emigrated and currently reside in countries around the world. Nearly 2.6 million of them live in


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New Study: How International Bachelor’s Students Choose Institutions

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   During the 2013-2014 academic year, the growth of international students at the bachelor’s level outpaced that of master’s students, increasing 54% from 2008-2009 to


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WES Policy on Selected Three-Year Bachelor’s Degrees from India

World Education Services VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: REFORMS TO HIGHER EDUCATION IN INDIA   More than 102,000 Indian students were enrolled at a U.S. institution of higher education in 2014. Of these, 60 percent were enrolled at the graduate level. This


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Saudi Students Flock to a Diverse Set of U.S. Institutions

By Bryce Loo – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   In the 2013/14 academic year, Saudi Arabia was the fourth largest sender of students to the U.S. with 53,919 students, up over 20% from


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The Rise of Chinese Students at German Universities

Rachel Michael, Credential Evaluator at World Education Services As the merits and means of reducing student debt are debated from Capitol Hill to Whitehall, the most recent cohort of the world’s secondary school graduates is getting ready for the start


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How Master’s Students Choose Institutions: Research on International Student Segmentation

By Zhengrong Lu, Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services DOWNLOAD REPORT ACCESS WEBINAR ARCHIVE     During the 2013/14 academic year, there were 181,371 international students pursuing master’s degrees in the U.S. This represents an increase of over


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Increasingly Mobile and Educated: The Future of Canadian Immigration

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Changes to Canada’s immigration policies are altering the face of the country by producing a younger and more educated work force. Between 2013 and


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Career Prospects Driving International Engineering Students to the U.S.

By Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   The popularity of engineering degrees among international students in the U.S. has remained consistent and stable over the last four years, never deviating from


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