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How To Spot A Good Education Agent?

Student recruitment may be fun, but the truth is, a good education agent can do real miracles with your institution. The agency is the sales department that you truly need in order to popularize and get a stream of new international or local students. The agents have their...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017

How To Recruit Students Successfully

Student mobility worldwide has seen a substantial growth in the past few years, and there is no evidence of this process slowing down. The OECD has recently reported that the total number of international students worldwide will exceed 8 million by 2025. As a...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017

FREE Webinar: Explore new student recruitment opportunities in Latin America

Are you thinking of strategies to start out the next academic year in a more successful manner? Summer is the perfect time to think about reaching out to new student audiences and trying new strategies. Most probably you are asking yourself dozens of questions: How to learn more...
Posted On 20 Jun 2017

Working with student recruitment agents: How to minimize the risks?

You’ve reached the point where you feel confident you have found the right agent for your international recruitment goals. From here on, moving forward towards sealing the cooperation should be quite simple. First, you negotiate the terms. Then you sign the contract and, if...
Posted On 10 May 2017

International Student Recruitment Strategies by Language: English

Each region and culture has a typical view on recruiting, and usually attracts specific types of international students. In previous posts we’ve discussed four different types of cultures according to the Richard D. Lewis classification. We’ve also discussed some...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

How Can Your Institution Make Good Use Of Student Recruitment Agents?

Working with international student recruitment agents might seem like a distant concept to a small institution used to recruiting by themselves. Sometimes, even bigger universities are not feeling ready to approach an agent. The number of international students they have...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Cultural Activities Toolkit for Welcoming International Students

Being a successful international students officer means keeping an open mind and a welcoming attitude. You just have to embrace all the different cultures that come to campus together with students from around the world. An example of good practice is to engage international and...
Posted On 30 Jan 2017

Sharing The Good Practice: 10 Online Publications About Learning and Diversity

No books could account for all the possible scenarios there can be when we think of working with international students. As every student is unique, so are their needs specific. Therefore, working with international students requires, among many others,...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Poll: Recruiting International Students From The Big 4 – Is It Still A Thing?

China, India, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Seems like working with students from these giants in international student recruitment has become a daily task for every agent and university official, doesn’t it? Of course, recruiting from these countries has...
Posted On 25 Jan 2017

Which Online Services Will Improve Student Retention If Implemented On Campus?

Students today are digital natives and most of their daily lives are happening online. Therefore, in order to cater for their needs effectively, at least some university services have to move online, too. After all, it’s beneficial for the university as well: using resources...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

Step By Step: Creative Writing for Getting Quality Feedback

In an ideal world, the feedback we get from our students is clear, concise and sincere. However, as we argued before, reality tends to show that on many occasions the feedback we collect from our international students does not reflect anything, including the real thoughts...
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

Using Student Recruitment Agents: 3 Pros and Cons

The debate on whether you should use international student recruitment agents is more pertinent than ever. In countries like the US, Canada or Australia where student recruitment is mostly handled by agencies, it seems that the scales are moving towards using recruitment agents....
Posted On 16 Jan 2017