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February 7, 2020

French business schools attract Chinese students to learn about luxury brands

The French way of living, typically seen as one filled with fine wine, high fashion and good food, has a special allure. And French business schools […]
February 7, 2020

Google Releases New IT Certificate

Google’s professional certificate in IT automation with Python became available this week for enrollment. The company launched a previous certificate in IT support in 2018. The new certificate […]
February 7, 2020

Proposed rule focuses on faith-based colleges, religious liberty and free speech

The U.S. Department of Education has proposed a new rule clarifying that faith-based colleges are eligible for department grants on the same terms as other private organizations and […]
February 7, 2020

American University of Afghanistan faces uncertainty over future U.S. government funding

U.S. government funding for the university expires this spring, and it’s uncertain whether it will be renewed. Oversight bodies have raised concerns about the institution’s governance […]
February 7, 2020

Long-term look at return on investment reveals positive indicators for liberal arts

It might take a while. But in the long run, an education at a liberal arts college, particularly at one of the most selective ones and […]
February 7, 2020

Mass. Commission Adopts New Rules For College Closures | Edify

State higher education officials on Friday approved a new set of regulations that will govern how they screen colleges and universities for financial risks and potential […]
February 7, 2020
Jersey City economic development drives changes at Saint Peter’s University

Jersey City economic development drives changes at Saint Peter’s University

February 7, 2020

Student Housing Party on Wall Street May Be Over – WSJ

The student-housing sector, which had become a darling of real-estate investors in recent years, is running into turbulence. About 3.9% of the debt backed by student […]
December 1, 2019

Is Trump to blame for falling international enrolment?

International student enrolment in the United States is plummeting. As reported by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Project, new international student enrolments have been dropping […]
December 1, 2019

Vietnam lacks teachers to achieve language targets

The Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam has once again expressed concerns that the quality of foreign language instruction in the country is preventing English proficiency goals […]
December 1, 2019

Students increasingly opting for Ireland and Malta over the UK, say agents

Education agents say they are increasingly assisting students to find schools in Ireland and Malta as English language study destinations, as difficulties due to Brexit and […]
December 1, 2019

A Doomsday List of Possible College Closures Inspired Panic and Legal Threats. That’s Telling.

Higher education’s walking dead are already among us. Figuring out exactly who they are, though, is tricky and fraught. That fact came into sharp relief this […]
November 22, 2019

Department Of Education Releases Earnings Data By Major

Students make the decision every day of where to go to college and what to study. For many, if not most, a major factor in this […]
November 22, 2019

Drew University Is Top 10 Nationally in Enrolling International Students

November 2019 – The Institute of International Education (IIE) has ranked Drew University 8th among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges for international student enrollment in their 2019 […]
November 22, 2019

Publishing colleges’ financial information has a long history and raises a larger set of issues

There’s a long history of debate over whether potentially vulnerable colleges should be publicly named. Colleges, universities and the government entities that regulate them have long […]
November 22, 2019

Private colleges convinced company to scuttle release of list of projected college closures

A college advising company planned to release a list projecting when specific private colleges could run out of money and close, but pushback from the sector […]
November 18, 2019

Return on Students’ Investments Varies Over Time

What kind of a return on investment can a student expect to get on his or her college education? The answer depends on any number of […]
November 18, 2019

United Nations moves into higher education

The United Nations is set to begin its most significant intervention in higher education with the approval of plans to establish a new global system of […]
November 18, 2019

More than 750,000 Indian students abroad in 2018 – ICEF Monitor

Short on time? Here are the highlights: India is the world’s second-largest source of international students and one of the fastest-growing sending markets. Destination choice is […]
November 18, 2019

Marlboro will become part of Emerson College

Emerson College announced Wednesday that Marlboro College will move its academic programs to Emerson, effective the fall of 2020. Marlboro students will be admitted to Emerson, and its tenured […]
November 18, 2019

Foreign universities to open branch campuses in Saudi Arabia

The scheme will begin with three foreign universities, which have not yet been named JEDDAH: Foreign universities can now open branch campuses in the Kingdom, the […]
November 18, 2019

European Internationalization and ‘Money Matters’

For some time now, concerns have been raised about the ways in which money has become a more central consideration when it comes to internationalization in […]
November 12, 2019

Uniting international institutions makes a difference

-By Mark Kopenski When the Open Gate Grammar and Primary School located in Babice, Czech Republic (just outside Prague) opened its doors in autumn 2005, the […]
November 3, 2019

U.S. News Names Its Best Global Universities: American Institutions Are At The Top

U.S. News has released its sixth-annual Best Global Universities, and U.S. institutions once again dominate the top 30 schools. Not to be confused with the U.S. News Best […]
November 3, 2019

Chinese Students Cautious About U.S. Study | The World View

During a seminar with a group of Chinese high school principals organized by Amherst and Williams Colleges in Shanghai this summer, one of the principals raised […]
November 3, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: New research shows studying overseas is a family affair | IDP Connect

Despite having a world of resources available, parents still play the most influential role when a student decides to embark on an international education While many […]
November 3, 2019

The downfall of Hampshire College and the broken business model of American higher education – The Washington Post

Two days before classes started at Hampshire College in September, the school’s incoming first-year students — all 13 of them — attended a welcome reception in […]
November 3, 2019

EduBoston fallout highlights “new market norms” in US high school sector

The shock closure of one high school placement agency in the US, EduBoston, has sent shockwaves throughout the regional high school community on the US northeast coast […]
October 18, 2019

India restricts university collaborations with China

Indian colleges and universities will not be able to collaborate with Chinese institutions without prior approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of […]
October 18, 2019

International Interest in U.S. Business Schools Declines

Applications from international students to U.S. business schools declined by 13.7 percent in 2019, even as both Canadian and European programs saw application increases, according to a new […]
October 17, 2019

Webinar – The changing landscape of international student enrolment

A webinar for North American university and college international officers, and professionals supporting the recruitment of international students to North American colleges and universities. This webinar […]
October 15, 2019

Higher ed shrinks: number of colleges falls to lowest point in two decades

Number of U.S. colleges and universities that award federal financial aid fell by 5.6 percent in 2018-19, to lowest mark in two decades. Higher education enrollments have […]
October 13, 2019

Biggest student hub? Late night Sunday Mass

Loyola University Maryland uses modern themes and music to draw college students to church and nurture their spiritual lives on campus. BALTIMORE — It’s 10 p.m. on a […]
October 13, 2019

Dual enrollment helps student success but strains college resources

More high school students are getting a head start on college, but dual enrollment is costly for some colleges. Participation in dual enrollment programs has grown […]
October 9, 2019

In Cape Breton, a dramatic rise in international students has transformed a school and a community

The ranks of international students have been growing on campuses across Canada, but a once-tiny Nova Scotia school has benefited more than most. How did CBU […]
October 9, 2019

New first-time graduate school enrollments are way up for ethnic minorities

New graduate school enrollments continue to fall among international students, but underrepresented U.S. minority enrollments are way up. Graduate school applications were up 2.2 percent year over […]
October 8, 2019

Brown follows Princeton in letting departments make the choice on the GRE

Brown follows Princeton in letting departments decide whether to require the admissions test. Twenty-four of them opt out. Brown University announced Friday that entrance to 24 of its […]
October 5, 2019

Roosevelt plans to acquire Chicago neighbor Robert Morris

Roosevelt University plans to acquire Robert Morris University in Chicago as a shrinking market bears down on the private nonprofit institutions. Two private nonprofit universities under […]
October 2, 2019

More alliances likely, suggest agency stakeholders after Kaplan/ESL acquisition

The acquisition by Kaplan International of agency giant ESL Education has made an impact across the study travel sector, with many agencies taking stock of the news that one of […]
October 2, 2019

College admissions officers grapple with new era unfolding

A look at last week’s NACAC National Conference as expressed through the stages of grief. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 2019 National Association for College Admission Counseling […]
October 2, 2019
NACAC agrees to change its code of ethics

NACAC agrees to change its code of ethics

October 2, 2019

US government turns to social media to vet incoming international students

The US government is increasingly turning to social media to vet potential immigrants, including international students and scholars, with US Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announcing […]
October 2, 2019

NACAC conference opens as key vote on recruiting standards looms

NACAC prepares to cut its losses in antitrust investigation with changes that could supercharge recruiting competition. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Cracks appearing in higher education’s predominant admissions […]
October 2, 2019
Four in 10 international students turned away by Canadian immigration | Polestar Student Immigration News

Four in 10 international students turned away by Canadian immigration

October 2, 2019

Walmart Announces Health Degrees for $1 a Day

Walmart is introducing additional programs for its employees to earn a bachelor’s degree or career diploma for $1 a day. The retail giant offers seven bachelor’s […]
October 2, 2019

International students want universities to be greener

Nearly all prospective international students looking to study in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia or Canada think that universities are not doing enough to be […]
October 2, 2019

Minority and first-generation SAT scores fall behind

Despite more programming to prepare students for the SAT, underrepresented groups continued to fall behind in 2019. Students from all underrepresented minority groups were less successful […]
September 23, 2019

Admissions directors face growing pressure

Last year, in response to suggestions of admissions counselors, Inside Higher Ed changed the question it asked of admissions directors about when they filled their class. In addition […]
September 16, 2019

What College Admissions Offices Really Want – The New York Times

In the fall of 2014, Angel Pérez was hired to oversee enrollment at Trinity College, a small liberal-arts school that occupies a picturesque 100-acre hillside campus […]
September 16, 2019

Chegg’s journey from textbook rental company to education provider

Student services company Chegg announced plans last week to acquire the online coding school Thinkful. To investors in the ed-tech space, the deal was not a […]
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