Almost 500 alumni, business leaders and dignitaries from China's education ministry were among the guests of an alumni event hosted by Coventry University in Shenzhen to celebrate the intellectual value of overseas students.
Business schools rely on strong graduate networks to attract prospective students and to serve as global brand ambassadors, however a new survey of graduates has found they are falling short when it comes to engaging with alumni.
Based on the number of alumni whose LinkedIn profiles claim they have ‘international’ or ‘global’ in their job titles, Georgetown University was found to have the most powerful alumni network according to a new institutional ranking from Intead.
Australia has unveiled its bold new strategy and multiple aims for its international education sector, its third-largest export industry. This includes an ambition to develop, enhance and grow the onshore sector to welcome up to 720,000 students.
The University of Melbourne in Australia has reached its fundraising campaign target of A$500m two years earlier than scheduled. There were significant donors outside of Australia and it was the largest public campaign by a uni in Asia Pacific.