Ministerial briefings have questioned the legitimacy of some international students seeking a New Zealand education, highlighting India as a market incentivised by migration rather than a qualification.
Providing international students with an understanding of the potential barriers they will face when returning home could significantly reduce serious mental health concerns, according to a New Zealand services manager.
Canada has topped major Anglophone education destinations for return on investment, according to a survey of international graduate jobseekers, but it has a way to go in terms of rating for overall positive experience.
The Philippines' Commission on Higher Education has used the recent ASEAN Summit to forge ahead with its ambitions to increase higher education recognition across the region and bolster the country's global education partnerships.
A New Zealand MP has said the government will review offshore education agents and potentially introduce regulations to prevent unethical behaviour. Universities New Zealand welcomes scrutiny of quality counselling, without hindering NZ's appeal as a destination.