Bangladesh: Rising Incomes and a Demographic Boom Drive Increased Outbound Student Mobility
The number of students is growing quickly and is expected to reach 4.6 million by 2026, in part due to the fact that nearly half of Bangladesh’s population is under the age of 24
Egypt: International Education Sector is Thriving
There are currently 47,000 international students at Egyptian public universities, over twenty times the amount in 2010. Low tuition fees and cost of living are a huge draw—Egypt offers the lowest tuition rates in the Arab region and provides assistance to students from Syria, Sudan, and Libya.
East Africa: Cross-Border Credit Transfer Moves Forward
Under a proposal of the Inter-university Council for East Africa, an estimated 150 million people in Eastern Africa will soon be able to freely engage in cross-border education…
New Zealand: International Student Spending Escalates Dramatically in Two Years
Double-digit growth of international student enrollments has led to an uptick in spending and substantial economic impact in a short period.
China: Most International Branch Campuses now Located in China
China edged out the United Arab Emirates as the host country with the most international branch campuses (IBC), according to a recent trends analysis.
Sweden and Germany: Most Affordable European Study Destinations
Sweden and Germany are Europe’s most affordable academic destinations, according to a recent analysis that takes into account tuition, currency exchange rates, and cost of living.
U.S. Government Funds Study Abroad Scholarships for Community College Students
The federal government is funding ca. 2,800 scholarships this academic year to encourage community college students to study abroad.
Middle East: New Report Reflects Progress in Educational Development
The 2016 Global Youth Development Index and Report measures indicators such as secondary school enrollment numbers, literacy rates, and the “digital skills.”
France: Foreign Minister Announces Plans to Double Indian Student Numbers
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has announced a plan to attract more Indian students to France’s higher education institutions, aiming to at least double the current numbers by 2020.
Uganda: Busoga University Accused of Issuing 1,000 Fake Degrees
The incident caused diplomatic tension with South Sudan, as most of the students are high-ranking South Sudanese government officials and army members.