Leverage Edu has raised $22 million in Series B funding to expand into new markets and drive its financial services offer, the study abroad platform has announced. Its overall value is now around $120m.
Artificial intelligence recruitment platform ApplyBoard has recorded a boom in application volumes while projecting the direction of the international education sector over the next decade in its first trends report, with Nigeria, Kenya, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, and Indonesia set for high growth.
Some UK HE professionals are taking a cautious approach to aggregator platforms, which process international student applications at scale, but one survey reveals many are either considering or already working with the new breed of business.
The edtech era means data will improve student recruitment processes, build insight around conversion and offer a personal and streamlined process for students, said a panel of experts at a PIE Webinar.