Canada is home to nearly half a million international students

Canada is home to nearly half a million international students 1

March 19, 2018 Sources : www.canadastudynews.com New data from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) show the number of international students in Canada reached a total of 495,525 by the end of 2017. This number represents a 20 per cent jump over 2016 and surpasses the Government of Canada’s International Education Strategy goal of 450,000 […]

“Pivotal” shift as business master’s overtake MBAs

“Pivotal” shift as business master’s overtake MBAs 3

A “pivotal shift” is taking place in students’ preferences as increasing numbers consider business master’s degrees over MBAs, a new study by CarringtonCrisp in collaboration with the European Foundation for Management Development has found. Just over two-thirds of the 1,000 respondents to the study said they were considering a business master’s rather than an MBA, compared to under half in a […]

Take students out of migration stats, say politicians, stakeholders

Take students out of migration stats, say politicians, stakeholders 4

Mar 26, 2018 Sources : The pie News Support for international students was “almost unanimous” as politicians, policymakers and industry stakeholders gathered in March at a Westminster Forum to discuss the priorities for the UK’s future immigration policy. The primary topic of the discussions around students was their inclusion in the net migration target, which […]

Mobile Nurses: Trends in International Labor Migration in the Nursing Field

Mobile Nurses: Trends in International Labor Migration in the Nursing Field 5

March 6, 2018 Sources : wenr.wes.org Late last year a gathering of international health professionals in Dublin discussed the steps necessary to head off a projected shortfall of 18 million healthcare workers worldwide by 2030. As alarming as that statistic is, it is a bellwether for the future strength of nursing and other health occupations. Nursing is […]

“Doing nothing is not an option” for Brexit, Marginson warns

“Doing nothing is not an option” for Brexit, Marginson warns 6

Mar 22, 2018 UK universities are unprepared for Brexit and are waiting to take their cue from the state, which itself is more focused on the impact on financial services, for example, above higher education. Very few universities have demonstrated – in ongoing research – that they are constructing scenarios for post-Brexit outcomes and activity […]

Canada threatens to overtake UK as top study destination – QS

Canada threatens to overtake UK as top study destination – QS 7

Sources : The Pie News Mar 21, 2018 International students’ destination choices are changing as they react to “recent geopolitical events”, which could allow for Canada to overtake the UK as the preferred destination in some regions and in terms of actual student numbers, the latest research by QS has found. Based on a total of 16,560 […]

NZ: 500% return on international work placements investment

NZ: 500% return on international work placements investment 8

Mar 12, 2018 Sources : The Pie News The majority of international activities undertaken by New Zealand universities have a positive cumulative benefit to the economy, with work placements revealed as the leading economic contributor according to research conducted by Deloitte Access Economics into global collaboration. The Assessing returns on international collaboration report, commissioned by Universities […]

Australia’s source market inconsistencies remain despite record 2017

Australia’s source market inconsistencies remain despite record 2017 9

Mar 9, 2018 The Department of Education and Training has confirmed Australia’s international education industry improved across all sectors in 2017, in its end of year statistics. But while the industry experienced significant growth, concerns persist over whether the government is consistent in its ambitions to diversify source markets. According to the statistics, released in […]

Australia’s source market inconsistencies remain despite record 2017

Australia’s source market inconsistencies remain despite record 2017 10

Posted on Mar 9, 2018 The Department of Education and Training has confirmed Australia’s international education industry improved across all sectors in 2017, in its end of year statistics. But while the industry experienced significant growth, concerns persist over whether the government is consistent in its ambitions to diversify source markets. According to the statistics, released […]