Enrollment & Recruiting

Conflicting International Enrollment Trends at U.S. Institutions of Higher Education

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews With the publication of two studies on international enrollments at US institutions of higher education released within weeks of each other in October and November, a somewhat conflicted picture begins to


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Learning from Australia’s Export Education Model

Sophia J. Lowe Research & Policy Analyst, World Education Services Introduction Globally, international student mobility has increased substantially. In 2006, over 2.9 million tertiary students were enrolled outside their country of citizenship, representing a 3 percent increase from the previous


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China and India: Understanding Market Characteristics for Online Recruitment

By Dr Rahul Choudaha, Associate Director of Development & Innovation, World Education Services In his Harvard Business Review article “China + India: The Power of Two”, Tarun Khanna (2007) highlighted the ascendancy of China and India. He states that in


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Sustaining the Momentum in Recruiting Indian Students

By Rahul Choudaha, Associate Director (Innovation & Development) at World Education Services. Choudaha is a Ph.D. candidate in Higher Education (expected completion Oct’08) and holds an MBA in Marketing. Rahul specializes in international student recruitment and technology-based marketing. India currently


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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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