Chris Mackie, Research Associate, WES Concerns about personal safety—particularly regarding the threat of gun violence—are growing among international students, according to a new survey of 1,921 respondents by WES. As institutions adapt their international enrollment management plans to cope with declining international enrollment, they must address…
Often criticized, online education is also considered a promising means to increase access to education in developing countries.
The latest research from WES examines how 270 higher education professionals in the U.S. have dealt with declining international enrollments, and offers practical recommendations for recruiting and supporting students from abroad.
In late 2017, WES surveyed prospective international students about why they planned to come to Canada, and why they plan to stay on. A snapshot of our findings shows what we learned.
Iran, Bhutan, and Eritrea all send significant numbers of displaced people to the United States and Canada. Understanding the context of their plight and their educational circumstances is key for host institutions hoping to assist them.