Is college an outdated term? So said Michael Crow, renowned president of Arizona State University, who spoke to 40 US state governors at the weekend and told them how imperative it is that higher educate transforms and innovates.
Some concerns have been voiced over the official direction for consular officers considering F-1 visa issuance to international students. The wording has been amended – in terms of the language used around established ties abroad.
There is now even more evidence that study abroad has an impact on employability after graduation, according to a report released by IIE at their Generation Study Abroad summit in Washington DC, with 11 out of 15 "21st century workplace skills" gained via an experience overseas.
DREAMers, undocumented students in the United States, just might become international students —at least in Canada. While hopes of a reprieve for DACA floated this week, Canadian institutions are using the uncertainty to reach out and offer scholarships. Elaina Loveland reports.
Canadian educators are reporting a surge of interest from Mexican students considering studying abroad because of a combination of relaxed visa rules between the two countries and the 'Trump effect'. "Canada has always been popular, but we have always had to compete with the United States; that is now changing," one said.