Australian study specialist Go Study Australia has entered the Chilean market, after announcing that it opened an international office in Santiago. The move represents part of a broader strategy of expanding into the Latin America market.
A recent CBIE mission in Chile paved the way for closer collaboration between post-secondary institutions in the two countries and saw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between two universities.
International student enrolments across Chile showed modest growth in 2016, with neighbouring Latin American countries showing the greatest demand for degree programs and study abroad driven by interest in Europe and North America.
A new report from the Centre for Global Higher Education concluded that private education providers serve to massify education, but transparency on value for money and student protection plans are inadequate.
New Zealand is aiming to increase its profile as a study destination in Latin American as the minister of tertiary education, skills and employment visited the region for the first time last month and announced expanded mobility agreements with key trade countries.