The president and CEO of the Institute of International Education has called on President-elect Donald Trump to give all college students a free passport to boost study abroad and intercultural competency.
A filmmaker’s documentation of her year in Egypt and a Fulbright teaching assistant’s rap about his time in Turkey clinched the two winning places in this year’s IIE Generation Study Abroad Voices video challenge.
Buy-in from top-level management leading the charge to increase study abroad will be crucial if the US is going to meet its goal of doubling its outbound students by 2020 – and to broaden the diversity of the cohort going overseas.
A global database of scholarships and education opportunities available to displaced and refugee students is set to launch with backing from a new philanthropic organisation, supported by former British prime minister Gordon Brown.
Funding postgraduate study abroad for emerging social justice leaders from marginalised backgrounds has a ripple effect impacting entire communities and may help to avert brain drain, a study by the Institute of International Education into the 12-year International Fellowships Program has concluded.