June 2018 Volume 31, Issue 5

Navigating a New Paradigm for International Student Recruitment

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.


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Posted in Americas, Enrollment & Recruiting, Mobility Trends, Original Research

Education in the United States of America

A comprehensive examination of the education system in the United States: Includes an overview of the education system, a guide to institutions and qualifications, and a look at mobility trends among inbound and outbound students.


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Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Americas, Education System Profiles, Enrollment & Recruiting, Mobility Trends

Could Germany’s Vocational Education and Training System Be a Model for the U.S.?

Germany has one of the most productive workforces in the world. The country’s vocational education and training system may provide insights for the U.S., where interest in formalized workforce training is gaining steam.


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Posted in Americas, Education Policy, Europe, Skilled Workforce Development, Vocational Education and Training

International Student Pathways to Permanent Residence in Canada: Canada Research in Brief

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.


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Decoding International Students’ Experiences With Education Agents: Insights for U.S. Institutions

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.


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WENR, June 2018: Americas

Canada: Canadian university strike ‘harbinger of things to come’

Argentina: Tuition fees ‘not the answer’ as budgets squeezed; and more


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries

WENR, June 2018: Africa

Nigeria: Government Shuts Down 58 Bogus Institutions

Tanzania: Government Hires More than 6,000 Teachers after Dismissing Thousands for Fake Credentials; and more


Posted in Africa, Regional News Summaries

WENR, June 2018: Asia-Pacific

India: UGC Eases Restrictions on Online Degree Programs

Taiwan: Taiwanese Students Enroll in Mainland China Universities in Growing Numbers; and more


Posted in Asia Pacific, Regional News Summaries

WENR, June 2018: Middle East

Morocco: Student Groups Accuse Government of Involvement in Student Deaths

Qatar: New Joint Program with Morocco Aims to Improve Education in Region; and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, June 2018: Europe

EU: European Commission Proposal Opens Erasmus+ to All Countries

U.K.: Large Number of Fake Degrees Sold Online; and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries