A BMI survey has found that directors of international offices at Brazilian universities are expecting the number of students paying for overseas degree programmes will increase. This has been attributed to competitive national educational institutions and the large growth of the Brazilian middle class.
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.