The US government is easing visa restrictions for Nepalese students facing severe economic hardship as a result of the earthquake in May, enabling them to work an increased number of hours while studying.
Chinese President Xi Jinping put his weight behind the expansion of Mandarin language teaching overseas, during visits to the US and UK this month, as leaders from both countries agreed that language is the best way to create truly bilateral relations.
Educators in the US must change their approach to study abroad in order to boost outbound numbers, Fanta Aw, president of NAFSA, has said. She also spoke about trends in inbound mobility, noting that international recruitment has "ramped up".
In order to make study abroad a more attractive and viable option among American college-goers, university and business leaders must make the experience more relevant to the careers that students hope to pursue once they graduate.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling has unveiled an updated guide on college admissions, including specific information for international students and transfer students for the first time.