The latest list of agents under Vietnam's licensing scheme has been released, however stakeholders in the country have said that despite airs of an industry-wide clean up, the nascent student recruitment sector still has ground to cover.
A record number of Nepalese students are planning to study abroad this year, as figures from the Ministry of Education show a threefold increase in the number of students that have applied for university studies overseas over the last four years.
The Australian government has expanded the New Colombo Plan, its programme to promote student mobility into Asia, and announced three new initiatives to increase opportunities for students in business.
English Language Company, an ELT business operating in Asia and Australia, has won an award for its enterprise in Malaysia and commitment to helping build up an English skills infrastructure in the region, scooping the ARFF ASEAN Outstanding Business Award for international education.
Indian higher education institutions and IITs are losing US$6-7bn annually to their foreign counterparts as more students look to study overseas, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India claims.