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Study pathways of international students in Australia

Thursday, 10 July 2014 00:00

In their Australian education experience, the majority of international students undertake study in more than one educational sector. The English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) sector is the first step in an Australian study pathway for two out of every five international students who study in Australia’s tertiary sector. Many other study pathways are also followed by international students. For example, 47 per cent of international students in Australian schools go onto further study in the tertiary sector and 48 per cent of international students in higher education had studied in another sector previously.[AU]


Graduate survey shows stark differences in salaries

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 07:26

Thanks to Statistics Canada’s National Graduate Survey 2010, we already knew that the vast majority of university graduates were employed and earning decent incomes three years after graduating.[CA]


Who should handle a university’s social media in China?

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 06:41

A growing number of Chinese students are going abroad to study every year – almost 400,000 in 2012, and growing at 17% year-on-year – and education institutions around the world have opened their arms to welcome this new cohort of customers. Many have gone a step further by reaching out to these students on the Chinese social web.[UWN]


New survey highlights international students’ top priorities when considering where to study

Friday, 20 June 2014 08:23

Hobsons recently released a new report called Beyond the data: Influencing international student decision making. The report is based on Hobsons’ International Student Survey and provides important insights into how international students decide where they will go for study abroad.[CA]


The Engine of International Education

Friday, 20 June 2014 07:28

The Engine of International Education [CA]


Education Agent Use in US to Rise

Friday, 20 June 2014 07:02

Researchers presenting at the British Council’s Going Global conference say that international student recruiting agents are in US higher ed to stay. [US]


University of Calgary launches International Strategy, diversity targets

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 08:25

The University of Calgary today announced a new International Strategy, a key step forward in our ambitious Eyes High strategic direction. [CA]


Should high schools across Canada send home health report cards?

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 00:00

An increasingly healthy student body at St. Stephen High School in New Brunswick is capturing the attention of observers outside the school, and even beyond the province. [CA]


Canada’s skills gap: 11 quick facts

Thursday, 18 April 2013 07:11

1. Canada needs more university, college and trades grads

In order to compete in the new global knowledge economy, we have to equip all Canadians to achieve their potential and contribute to a prosperous Canada. [CA]


Chinese Students Struggle for Returns on Education in U.S.

Thursday, 18 April 2013 06:42

Mere figures tell a complex story of explosive migration, wealth and cultural value in the East as the number of Chinese students attending U.S. colleges has grown exponentially in recent years. But tangible returns on such hefty educational investments have yet to be seen. [US]


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