South Korea

Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and South Korea Remap Regional Student Flows

Individually and as a group, a handful of Asian powers are trying to strike a balance between outbound and inbound student mobility. If they succeed, student mobility will look radically different in 2025 than it does now.


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PRIME: Massive Government Subsidy Seeks to Reshape Higher Education in Korea

In May, Korea announced the recipients of the largest higher education subsidy it’s ever awarded. The PRIME Project will funnel some USD $1.8 billion to 21 higher education institutions. The goal? Increase the number of trained engineers coming out of college, and decrease fine and liberal arts majors. The program will have ripple effects on enrollments, student mobility, and the economy.


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Developing International Education Hubs in Asia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Facing demographic challenges, or looking to retool and grow their economies, a number of countries across Asia have been competing over the last decade to attract the best students and, in


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International Graduate Enrollment Trends in the U.S.

By Li Chang, WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS In the global competition for talent, graduate schools in the U.S. need to develop responsive strategies that diversify their student bodies and adapt to emerging recruitment


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Education in South Korea

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews, and Hanna Park, WES Group Manager for the Asia & Middle East region. View Webinar Archive: Education in South Korea In this article, we offer an introduction to the education system of South


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How is the Mobility of Korean Students to the U.S. Shifting?

By Mirae Baik, WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS The Republic of Korea, more commonly referred to as South Korea, has been among the top three sending countries for international students to the United States


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US International Undergraduate Enrollment Trends from India and Other Emerging Markets

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN INDIA   Indian students in the United States have historically had a strong preference for graduate-level study, with masters and doctoral students typically outnumbering their


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University Rankings: Korea

VIEW FREE ARCHIVED WEBINAR ON SOUTH KOREA   Korean Council for University Education (KCUE) An assessment and ranking of universities was carried out by the Korean Council for University Education, an umbrella group for Korean four-year universities, and published by


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Recent Trends and Developments in Education in the Republic of Korea

Feature Recent Trends and Developments in Education in the Republic of Korea by John C. Weidman (University of Pittsburgh) and Namgi Park (Kwangju National University of Education, South Korea) Higher Education in Korea: Tradition and Adaption, Edited by John C.


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Education in the Republic of Korea

Education in the Republic of Korea Vital Facts and Figures Location: Southern portion of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea Land area: 38,381 square miles Major cities and their population: Seoul (capital): 9,891,000 Busan:


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