Nigeria

African Student Mobility: Regional Trends and Recommendations for U.S. HEIs

Africa sent some 427,311 tertiary-level students abroad in 2014. U.S. HEIs already enroll a substantial number from Nigeria. But what other countries might become significant countries of origin for U.S.-bound students? WENR examines changing mobility trends, push and pull factors within the region, and ways U.S. institutions can attract and support a wider range of African students.


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Posted in Africa, Enrollment & Recruiting, Mobility Trends

Education in Nigeria

An updated look at Nigeria’s education system, featuring an overview of the higher education sector and quality challenges, sample documents, grade equivalencies and more.


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Nigeria: How Will the Economic Downturn Affect Outbound Student Mobility?

Nigerians comprise the 14th largest group of foreign students in the United States. As Nigeria struggles through an extended economic slump, how will outbound student flows be affected?


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Recruiting and Working With Nigerian Students: An EducationUSA Q&A

Nancy Keteku, EducationUSA’s regional advising coordinator for West and Central Africa, addresses frequently asked questions from admissions officers seeking to recruit and admit Nigerian students. Topics include visas, agents, and standardized test requirements.


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How will lower oil prices affect international enrollments from OPEC countries?

Alejandro Ortiz, Research Associate at World Education Services Oil prices dropped to a 12-year low in February, throwing oil-dependent economies into turmoil. Given how much oil revenue contributes to the flow of international students coming to the U.S., it’s worth


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Top Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment

By Yuanyuan Fang, Megha Roy, Alejandro A. Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS The number of international students from just a few countries on major U.S. campuses has increased to such a level that headlines


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Posted in Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Enrollment & Recruiting, Mobility Trends, Original Research, Strategic Internationalization

Opportunities and Growth in Nigerian Student Mobility

By Megha Roy – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   From 2008 to 2012, the number of Nigerian students studying overseas at the tertiary level grew 98 percent (UIS 2012), with 14 percent of


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A Common Anglophone Curriculum under the West African Examinations Council

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR GHANA, NIGERIA, KENYA WEBINAR   Established in 1952, the West African Examinations Council, known commonly as WAEC, is a regional examination body headquartered in Accra, Ghana that conducts


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Education in Nigeria

By Nick Clark, Editor World Education News & Reviews, and Caroline Ausukuya, Area Specialist for English-Speaking Africa & the Caribbean VIEW UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR: EVALUATING CREDENTIALS FROM GHANA, NIGERIA, AND KENYA   Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa,


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Education in Nigeria

By Jennifer Onyukwu, Educational Advisor, EducationUSA Nigeria VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: EVALUATING CREDENTIALS FROM GHANA, NIGERIA, AND KENYA &nbsp Overview The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country is in the West African sub-region, bordered by Niger in the north,


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