8 Jul 2019 Short on time? Here are the highlights: International student numbers increased 4.4% last year, which is a slightly slower rate of growth than the 5.5% registered in 2017 Syria vaulted into the top 10 sending markets for Germany in 2018, with 69% more Syrians enrolled than in 2019 Leading sending market China … More Germany’s foreign enrolment grew again in 2018
The number of international students studying at Chinese institutions reached more than 492,000 in 2018, the Study in China’s deputy director confirmed at a recent event in Beijing. However, the figures mark only a slight increase on 2017, when 489,200 visiting students were recorded. Read full text
US report puts the price of declining student market share at US$5.5 billion The global economic changes and ‘social stressors’ that have become the ugly truth of the current political climate that interferes with your access to global education do not seem to be going anywhere at the moment. The US continues to experience declining … More Students Send a Clear Message to the US; You’re Not the Only Destination. Check it out!
In the recent edition of the ICEF Monitor Weekly Wednesday Highlights, there is an extensive article that talks about the ‘Double-Digit growth for Australia’s foreign enrollment in 2018. What is significant about the article is it points out how Australia’s enrollment has increased again by more than 10% over 2017. This is an important article … More Double-digit growth for Australia’s foreign enrollment in 2018
29 May 2019 Short on time? Here are the highlights: US immigration officials have confirmed a 75% increase in visa fees for international students A more modest increase will also apply to some exchange visitor categories The new fees will come into effect on 24 June 2019 Continue reading
by Jimmy Cathey In these unpredictable turbulent international times, it can be a challenge to figure out what’s really going on, let alone how to communicate in international communities. One country is disappointed with another while another threatens to bully another while yet another refuses to play by the international rules. How in the world … More Keep Your Focus; English is Still the Lingua Franca
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17 Apr 2019 Short on time? Here are the highlights: In many countries, parents play a key role in study abroad decisions, and part of the recruitment effort should include messaging that speaks to them and their concerns and hopes Remember that parents’ priorities will differ according to where they live – conduct market research … More The crucial role of parents in international student recruitment and retention
By Jimmy Cathey So many programs, so few letters to describe them. What’s it all mean? In the world of English language learning, you have EAP, ESL, EFL, EIL, SLA, SLL. Wow! What the L is going on!? So many acronyms, so few letters. Let’s make sense of this English learning alphabet soup before we … More The Best ESL Program For Your ESL Needs
27 Mar 2019 Short on time? Here are the highlights: The following item is adapted from the 2018 edition of ICEF Insights magazine It explores mental health challenges for international students and highlights some best practices for student support full article