Americas

WENR, November 2017: Americas

U.S.: New International Enrollments Dip 7 Percent

Indian enrollments in Canada spike; Colombia’s higher education community to drive peace efforts; and more


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WENR, October 2017: Americas

U.S.: STEM Programs Need International Students to Remain Competitive

International Enrollments at Graduate Schools Down for First Time Since 2003, and more


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, September 2017: Americas

University of California Files Lawsuit Against the Trump Administration over DACA Repeal

Chile: Growth in International Student Enrollment; Brazil: Increase in Outbound Students; and More


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, July-August 2017: Americas

U.S.: Interest among International Students Declining in New Political Climate

Colombia: Partnership with U.K. to Strengthen Higher Ed Sector; United States: Interest among International Students Declining in New Political Climate; Canada: Education System Ranks Among the Best in the World


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, June 2017: Americas

University of California Caps Out-of-State and International Student Quota

Cap affects UCLA, Berkeley, Irvine and San Diego campuses most; French transplants to help address Canadian teacher shortage; Large-scale strikes at Argentinian universities


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, May 2017: The Americas

North America: Call to Strengthen U.S.-Mexico Higher Ed Partnerships in New Political Era

Calls to strengthen U.S.-Mexico transnational partnerships; a new Brazilian scholarship program; and more.


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, April 2017: The Americas

Canada: Surge in International Applications

Canadian universities are reporting a rise in international applications, most notably from the U.S. and India.


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2017: The Americas

U.S.: President Signs New Travel Ban Targeting 6 Muslim-Majority Countries

On March 6th, the president signed a revised travel ban based on an executive order from late January that was hastily executed and ultimately blocked by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, February 2017: The Americas

U.S.: Students Return as Travel Ban Temporarily Halted

On February 3rd, a Federal District Court judge temporarily blocked the president’s executive order barring entry to citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, December 2016: Americas

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.


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries