Denver-based Bridge Education Group has announced three new university partnerships along the US East coast. President Jean-Marc Alberola said the move follows Bridge’s strategy to open 15 to 20 campus-based centres in the next five years.
Education partnering organisation INTO’s annual agent survey reveals agencies worldwide are optimistic about future outbound numbers. Responses also expose country-specific drivers for overseas study and a growing demand for high school qualifications.
The US Department of State has hosted its first ever virtual study abroad fair with IIE and CollegeWeekLive, an online platform which provides video conferencing facilities and resources for prospective students.
China and India are expected to propel growth in postgraduate student mobility over the next decade in all leading study destinations according to forecasts by the British Council. The projection also shows Asia’s dominance of enrolments will wane as tertiary-aged populations decline in the region.
Just two months after its initial launch, the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad campaign has doubled the number of commitment partners dedicated to increasing the number of US students studying abroad to 600,000 by the end of the decade.
US-based Shorelight Education has closed agreements with the US's second largest university, University of Central Florida, as well as Fordham University in Manhatten and Bath Spa University in the UK. Shorelight says it has the capital to make universities' international dreams a reality.