The CEO of one of Brazil's largest study travel agencies says that language schools have failed to spot a new niche in the study travel sector for global citizenship and aspirational learning programmes.
New Zealand is aiming to increase its profile as a study destination in Latin American as the minister of tertiary education, skills and employment visited the region for the first time last month and announced expanded mobility agreements with key trade countries.
French business school, SKEMA, has announced it is opening its first campus in Latin America near Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais, Brazil. In partnership with Fundação Dom Cabral, SKEMA will host its first 100 students in September.
The Canadian Association of Public Schools – International (CAPS-I) recently took members from 33 school districts on their first trade missions to Mexico and Brazil, for a series of seminars and meetings with Latin American agencies.
CVC, one of Latin America’s biggest travel agencies, has hired former STB CEO Santuza Bicalho to head up a new division for study travel, which the company hopes will account for 4.5% of turnover in sales for the business.
The Council for Graduate Schools reports an increase of 9% in admissions for foreign students on the back of rising demand from Indian students. Data from the organisation also reveals that most institutions don't require domestic students to do research or study abroad.