Graduates in the US are less inclined to join overseas learning programs due to a lack of opportunities stakeholders have said, after IIE released a report showing that only 3.4% of students in US graduate programs participated in overseas learning activities in 2016/17.
The first ever Global Forum for the Institute of International Education’s PEER initiative was held in New York City on April 4, and brought together international educators and facilitators to discuss refugee education in 2019.
US assistant secretary of state for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Marie Royce, has promised to do more to support the international education sector, saying, "We cannot continue with business as usual any longer. We must step up our game."
The number of international students being hosted by the US has surpassed one million for the third consecutive year, but new student enrolments fell by 6.6%, the latest data from Open Doors has revealed.