UniQuest has announced findings of its research project into "stealth applicants" – mysterious students that constitute a ‘blind spot’ for university admissions and marketing teams by making no contact before application.
Simple college application questions can lead to big headaches for international students applying to US universities and could ultimately affect their admission. Admissions counsellors have said its the US's job to change the process.
Beijing-based admission video interview service Vericant has secured funding from venture capital firm Shunwei Capital. The undisclosed amount will be used to expand business partnerships in to the higher education sector after several years operating in the boarding school industry.
A US-based mobile software developer ModoLabs has launched a new service enabling universities to customise and create their own student recruitment applications for smartphones and tablets. Mobile Admissions was inspired by research that more than 60% of prospective college students are first introduced to a university through a mobile device.