May 2018 Volume 31, Issue 4

Latest SEVIS Data: Number of International Students in the U.S. Is Declining

Insights into the latest data from the Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.


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Education in Argentina

Current trends in international student mobility and education in Argentina: Includes an overview of the education system, and a guide to institutions and qualifications.


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Economic Storm: The Crisis of Education in Puerto Rico

Before Hurricane Maria thrust Puerto Rico into the U.S. media spotlight for a few months, the island’s education system was already in dire straits. Puerto Rico now faces the closure of a third of its schools, and the most severe higher education budget cuts in U.S. history.


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Beyond Syria: A Look at Three Other Countries in Crisis

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.


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How Increasing Economic Diversity Among International Students Benefits Higher Education Institutions

Prioritizing economic diversity as well a diversity of home country can help institutions maintain a rich international mix of students in a difficult recruitment environment.


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WENR, May 2018: Africa

Nigeria: Severe Capacity Shortages in Higher Education Persist

Cameroon: Schools in Anglophone Regions Remain Affected by Civil War; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Asia-Pacific

British Council: ASEAN Countries Increasing Efforts at Internationalization and Student Mobility

China: Number of International Students Hits New Record ; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Americas

U.S.: UT Tyler Canceled More Than 50 Scholarships for International Students With Almost No Notice

Mexico’s brain drain leaves universities struggling to fill research posts; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Europe

U.K.: Home Office Orders 7,000 Foreign Students to Leave in Big Blunder

Hungary: New Hungarian Laws Spark Calls for Codification of EU University Protections; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Middle East

Turkey: Government Proposes Splitting Up Universities, Sparks Protests

Egypt: Job Shortage for Egyptian Graduate Degree Holders; and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries