The number of US institutions using education agencies to recruit undergraduate and graduate students has more than doubled in the past five years, according to a survey from the American Council on Education.
A survey of 1,300 agents reveal bullish attitudes for international student enrolments for the coming year in both the UK and US suggesting concerns that political and safety factors would deter students were premature.
When the mobile phone came out, it was not developed in Africa but many of the innovations in mobile technology actually happened faster in Africa and I think we have the same opportunity in education.
It used to be people only thought about study abroad and the number of international students – that’s only one of six dimensions that we work with partly because not everybody is going to study abroad.
Manoeuvring through the student visa application process can be a trying experience and the rules constantly evolve as immigration policies change to suit the political climate. Sara Custer spoke with 20 major education agencies about the visa journey and charted their insight into the pros and cons of systems in top study destinations.