5 Key Factors In Picking Universities Abroad

Choosing the right university abroad is a difficult process and making the final decision can be even tougher. But most of the times, students will consider at least a couple of the following 5 key factors: Factor #1: Cost of tuition We always try to make a point that the...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

International Student Recruitment Strategies By Language: Spanish

It’s Wednesday again and we continue our journey into internationalisation strategies by language! After English and Chinese, our next stop on the way to international student recruitment success is Spanish. According to “Latino Recruitment” by Veronica Guzman...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

International Student Recruitment Strategies By Language: Chinese

Last week we introduced a different perspective on strategies for international student recruitment, using the criteria of language. Our series of tips and tricks on how to recruit international students speaking the same mother tongue covers the four most widely spoken languages...
Posted On 15 Feb 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

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

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

Checklist For International Student Offices: Language Diversity

Internationalisation of your student mix can be achieved through various dimensions. You can seek to recruit people from different countries, regions or continents. Or, you can seek to be more inclusive for students from a specific ethnic background. What we tend to overlook,...
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

Student Recruitment Agents And Where To Find Them

Finding a competent and professional agent for international student recruitment takes time. If you are ambitiously seeking to internationalize your student mix you might need more than 1 representative that works with different markets, countries or continents. However, a great...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017

International Student Recruitment Process Today Is Broken

Aren’t you tired of the same one-sided representation of studying abroad we’ve been seeing for so many years? International education is always described in such a polished way, perfectly visualized in all those brochures where diverse groups of happy young...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016

Checklist For International Student Offices: Gender Equality

Attracting and retaining a diverse and vibrant international student body is an objective for every university that aspires to provide quality international education. Ensuring that students from different backgrounds feel appreciated, welcomed and engaged creates conditions for...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016

Telling The Future: Indicating Countries That Will Excel In Outbound Student Mobility

Predicting trends in international student mobility might seem slightly complicated but in fact it is far away from fortune-telling business. There are always clear indicators as to which country has a head start in the race and which one is likely to lag behind. Today we will...
Posted On 05 Dec 2016