The Race to Attract International Students

By Abdul Kargbo & Margery Yeager 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 in the United States. He also got married and started a family—and…

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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 of mobile tertiary education students…

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

Nancy Keteku, Regional Educational Advising Coordinator for sub-Saharan Africa, EducationUSA Whether recruiting or evaluating applicants from overseas, we find ourselves asking, “What made this student decide to apply to this particular school?” Or, “How can I attract good students from Africa to my school?” This…

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International Education: It’s a Buyer’s Market

By Nick Clark and Robert Sedgwick 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 recruit the world’s best brains. The United States has long been the number one destination…

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International Student Recruitment Since 9/11

by Marjorie S. Smith, Associate Dean and Director, International Student Admission, University of Denver Part II: It’s a Jungle Out There Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, university recruiters have had to think long and hard about how we spend our time and…

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