June 2017, Volume 30, issue 5
Hungary’s Central European University (CEU) is a small but bright tapestry, a candidate for the title of “most international university” in the world—an enterprise now under siege thanks to restrictive new education laws. CEU Provost Liviu Matei and research fellow Kata Orosz report.
Five months into the new presidential administration, data from SEVIS show notable declines in visa issuance for students from Mexico, China, and several European countries. Learn more.
New research from WES Looks at what 5,880 current or prospective international students from around the world have to say about working with education agents.
Need to convince your provost to invest in new international student recruitment efforts? WES Deputy Executive Director Steve Literati provides a primer on the three financial metrics that university leaders need in order to decide. Read more.
A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in the Russian Federation. Includes an overview of the education system, a survey of recent changes and reforms, and a guide to institutions and qualifications. Learn more.
Nigeria: Two Thirds of Illegal Nigerian Migrants in Europe Are University Graduates
Highly educated Nigerians flee grim employment landscape at home; Ethiopia seeks to squelch cheating; Morocco recognizes degrees from private universities.
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
Taiwan: Concerns about Enrollments as Mainland China Cuts Student Quota by 50 Percent
SE Asia will be Taiwan’s top new recruiting market; Thailand’s higher education system faces significant challenges; South Korea braces for major higher education reforms
Hungary: Central European University Gets Reprieve; New York Governor Intercedes
Internationalism under fire in Budapest; German state revamps its tuition system for non-E.U. students; Brexit threatens high fees for Ireland-bound U.K. students
Egypt: New Report Highlights Suppression of Academic Freedom
Human rights report urges Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education to curtail restrictions; Saudi Arabian Universities dominate regional rankings