The decrease in international student enrolments in the US has forced many universities to cut their budgets, but international offices maintain investment, with Study Group and others signing new deals.
Latest Open Doors data reveals second year of the US hosting more than 1 million international students but a decline of 10,000 enrolments recorded in new enrolments in fall 2016. Industry value overall is $39 billion.
A government-regulated private education system in Burma, well educated Iranians able to articulate smoothly overseas and an appetite for English language training in Cuba: Sara Custer considers opportunities in some of the lesser travelled countries on the international education beat.
There is now even more evidence that study abroad has an impact on employability after graduation, according to a report released by IIE at their Generation Study Abroad summit in Washington DC, with 11 out of 15 "21st century workplace skills" gained via an experience overseas.
Santa Monica College in California and Virginia Union University are the recipients of IIE's first ever award for Internationalizing the Minority-Serving Institution, in this year’s Andrew Heiskell Awards.