Destination marketing organisations are becoming sophisticated in how they identify and target international students, both pre-arrival and onshore. And authenticity in student interaction marks out the best operators, a specialist forum revealed.
Tuition fee revenue for international education topped $1bn in New Zealand for the first time last year, as enrolments grew by 13%, according to the newly released Education New Zealand snapshot report.
Taranaki and Manawatu in New Zealand have received federal funding totalling more than NZ$300,000 in order to develop their international education strategies and further their outreach as study destinations.
International student visa approval rates in New Zealand continue to rise, with the US driving much of the growth among HE providers while enrolments at private training institutions continue to flourish, according to new data from Education New Zealand.