November 2017, Volume 30, Issue 9

New Open Doors: Bracing for Changes to International Students Flows

New findings about student mobility to the U.S. show how sensitive international student flows are to a number of local and global phenomena.


Posted in Current Issue, Enrollment & Recruiting, Latest on WENR, Mobility Trends

Student Recruitment in China: One Institution’s Insights From Tier II and Tier III Cities

Smaller Tier II and III cities offer smaller and unranked HEIs a chance to reach students who may be less status conscious, and more open to a range of education options in the U.S.


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Posted in Asia Pacific, Current Issue, Enrollment & Recruiting, Latest on WENR

Student Recruitment in India: Opportunities and Challenges in Tier II Cities

Cities such as Chandighar, Mysore, and Bhubaneswar offer an opportunity to diversify recruitment efforts – a necessity at a time when Indian student interest in U.S. institutions shows signs of cooling.


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Posted in Asia Pacific, Current Issue, Enrollment & Recruiting, Latest on WENR, Strategic Internationalization

Education in Vietnam

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in Vietnam. Includes a guide to institutions and qualifications.


Posted in Asia Pacific, Current Issue, Education System Profiles, Enrollment & Recruiting, Latest on WENR

Evaluating International Credentials: Problems of Transfer Credit

No aspect of the evaluation of undergraduate foreign credentials requires more intellectual rigor than assessing transfer credits. A SUNY expert provides guidance.


Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Current Issue, Latest on WENR

WENR, November 2017: Africa

Nigeria: University Admissions Crisis Worsens

Kenya combats fraud; Five universities in Rwanda close; Sub-Saharan Africa behind in sustainable development


Posted in Africa, Regional News Summaries

WENR, November 2017: Asia-Pacific

India: Supreme Court Bans Distance Education for Technical Programs

Chinese government allows for-profit private education; Thai education system in crisis; and more


Posted in Asia Pacific, Regional News Summaries

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


Posted in Americas, Uncategorized

WENR, November 2017: Europe

U.K: Foreign Student Tuition Fees Main Source of Cross-Subsidy for Underfunded Research

France: New Reforms Give Universities More Power; Swedish HEIs call for internationalization strategy; and more


Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries

WENR, November 2017: Middle East

Middle East: Survey Finds Widespread Research Misconduct

Egypt seeks to attract transnational institutions; Iraq welcomes an Iranian-funded university; and more.


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries