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.
More than three quarters of parents would consider sending their children abroad for university, according to multinational banking and financial services company HSBC. Parents in Asia are especially receptive to the idea.
Malta is aiming to attract more foreign universities to the island, its Education Minister has said, amidst concern about new legislation changing the requirements institutions must fulfill to become a university.
So just what did delegates learn from our interactive session with real live international students? Closer contact throughout a student's application, studies and beyond graduation was one major theme to emerge from our Going Global session. Read on to find out more.
A balance is needed between higher education and vocational training in Africa if it is to face the task of upskilling its enormous youth population. This was discussed at the eLearning Africa conference last month.