Academic Mobility in the Middle East and Egypt: If not West, Where Will Students Go?

Despite hosting a record number of international students in 2015/16, the U.S. has seen its overall share of the global education market decline in recent years. In the face of increased travel restrictions on students, insight into enrollment patterns in the regions that are most affected can help institutions better plan future international recruitment efforts.

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How will lower oil prices affect international enrollments from OPEC countries?

Alejandro Ortiz, Research Associate at World Education Services Oil prices dropped to a 12-year low in February, throwing oil-dependent economies into turmoil. Given how much oil revenue contributes to the flow of international students coming to the U.S., it’s worth

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International Academic Mobility:

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN QATAR, KUWAIT, AND U.A.E.   In previous editions of Under the Radar, we profiled Iran and Qatar as countries in the Middle East that have

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Working with Academic Credentials from Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States

By WES Staff VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: EDUCATION IN QATAR, KUWAIT, AND U.A.E. What follows is a quick primer on the academic systems of three states in the Persian Gulf: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. While education authorities

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