PON Projects 101 Pt. 2: Funding, Safety, Deadlines

Recently we shared with you some PON insight straight from our network of Italian partner agencies who work within the biggest study abroad funding program within Italian secondary education. Today, couple of weeks after the Alternanza Scuola Lavoro approved projects announcement...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018

10 Tips for Successful International Student Retention

If you are reading this, you probably realise that international students mean more than just a source of diversity and income for institutions. In an increasingly globalized world, internationally mobile students are just as many (if not even more!) than domestic...
Posted On 03 Jan 2018

PON Announcement: Approved projects for Alternanza Scuola Lavoro

The Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) recently published the lists of successful PON projects for the “Alternanza Scuola Lavoro” scheme. What does that mean? Following the official announcement, all Italian secondary schools whose projects have been approved...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017

PON Projects 101: Accommodation, Culture, Food

PON scholarships are a very important opportunity for Italian secondary students. With generous EU funding and on the basis of their merit, students have the opportunity to go on a study abroad experience and explore a foreign culture completely free of charge. In...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017

5 Questions To Expect From Agents At One-to-One Meetings

If you attend international agent fairs, then you know that one-to-one meetings with agents are among the most important moments. Within a limited timeframe, usually 20-30 minutes, you have the opportunity to inform, impress, and be remembered. If you succeed in these...
Posted On 23 Nov 2017

Opening the discussion about hiring agents: Do’s and Don’ts

Involving agents in the student recruitment process always starts as an idea. The tricky part is how this idea turns into reality! This week we’ve been talking a lot about approaching and tackling this complex process. It requires knowledge, diplomacy and strong...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017

How To Address Reservations Regarding Agents

Yesterday we shared with you the 5 most common reservations university stakeholders have about student recruitment agents. All of these reservations are indeed solid. They often stem from extensive previous experience or current knowledge of the university as well...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

Introducing Agents To University Stakeholders: 5 Common Reservations

Hopefully, by now we can all agree that study abroad agents can be a useful tool for universities. They can be very helpful during the complex and tiring process of international student recruitment. As we know, international offices at universities worldwide deal...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017

Studying in the US: The importance of career prospects

One of the main factors that motivate students to look for education abroad is future employability. This is especially true for destinations such as the US. A US diploma will raise your chances of getting employed no matter where you decide to go after graduation – return...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

AUBG: 99.8% of our alumni get employed months within graduation

Agents alert! Is Bulgaria on your educators network map? If it’s not, you may change your mind after reading this interview. Although a small country, Bulgaria has many things to offer to both locals and travellers from around the world. And, believe it or not, among those...
Posted On 17 Oct 2017

Transforming Higher Education: 10 Global Factors

A report released by the British Council earlier this year reveals the 10 biggest current trends on the global higher education landscape. Although the report discusses these trends from a British point of view, we believe that the information will be interesting for...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017

Bulgaria: Quality and affordability boost international enrolments

Affordable diploma recognized across Europe, guaranteed job and high salary prospects. Sounds like the perfect scenario, doesn’t it? It turns out that for many students from all over the world there is no need to go to Oxford or Harvard to achieve all this...
Posted On 12 Oct 2017