A new US international strategy on education outlines the goal to be a nation in which a diverse society, global challenges and opportunities, economic competitiveness and national security and diplomacy "are the reality".
The number of international students enrolled at US institutions has begun to rebound after a pandemic-related drop, data from a US snapshot survey has suggested, while the Open Doors 2021 has shown a decrease of 15% in international student numbers during 2020/21.
The first joint statement from the US departments of State and Education in over two decades to support the country's international education ambitions has promised a "shared commitment" to promote the country as a study destination.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will announce $1 million of Department of State funding on January 17 to bolster student exchange between universities in the US and Latin America and the Caribbean. The launch event of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund will be live-streamed on Friday.