March 2018 Volume 31, Issue 2

Indian Students Seeking an MBBS: Why China?

Data from India’s Medical Council indicates rising interest in China among Indian students seeking a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). What factors are involved?


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How Well do Foreign-Educated Nurses Integrate into the U.S. and Canada?

How can institutions better prepare internationally educated nurses for successful integration into U.S. and Canadian employment markets?


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Mobile Nurses: Trends in International Labor Migration in the Nursing Field

Spurred by a looming shortage of 18 million healthcare workers by 2030, the international labor migration of nurses and other health workers is on the rise worldwide. WENR looks at trends and impact.


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What Now? Preparing International Students for Health Science Careers Abroad

International health science students often hope to stay and work in the U.S. over the long term. But in an uncertain immigration environment, it remains critical to prepare them for careers abroad. WENR looks at career services strategies for better serving this student population.


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Education in the Philippines

Current trends in education and international student mobility in the Philippines, with an overview of the education system, institutions, and qualifications.


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WENR, March 2018: Africa

Nigeria: Post-UTME University Entrance Examinations Ruled Illegal

Kenya University Lecturers Resume Strike; and more


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WENR, March 2018: Asia-Pacific

China Brain Drain is Slowing Down

Afghanistan: Government Now Recognizes Degrees Awarded by Private Universities; and more


Posted in Asia Pacific, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Middle East

Iraq Deputy Speaker Praises Iranian Higher Ed

Jordan to Now Recognize Accredited International Degrees; and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Europe

U.K. Universities Face Dire Financial Situations

Netherlands: Record High Number of Foreign Students in Dutch Technical Degrees; and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries

WENR, March 2018: Americas

U.S. Colleges’ Confucius Institutes Face Renewed Skepticism

In Canada’s Public Schools, Immigrant Students Are Thriving; and more


Posted in Americas, Regional News Summaries