Reactive Cultures Explained: Japan and Vietnam

Between linear-active and multi-active cultures we see the reactive culture type. We consider it falling in the middle, displaying features that are characteristic of both linear- and multi-active worlds. Richard D. Lewis defines reactive cultures through a strong emphasis on...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016

Multi-Active Cultures Explained: Bolivia, Chile and Morocco

Multi-active countries represent a culture where relationships are more important than schedules. The usual course of action here would be adapting to situations as they come and paying close attention to the relationships you build on the way. People from...
Posted On 24 Nov 2016

How to Make Sure Your Student Mix Is Diversified and Content?

A common problem for international student offices around the world is getting to know if their student mix is actually having a quality experience. Are they getting exposed to truly diverse cultural, social and educational environments? That is why today’s...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016

Top 11 Countries for International Student Recruitment

Which countries around the world will become the perfect destinations for international students in the years to come? Knowing the general regional statistical data is not enough for making an informed choice about partner institutions and building an extensive portfolio of...

Achieving Diversity Part 2: The Needs of Host Universities

In one of our previous posts we started discussing the concept of diversity in education: how universities can nurture a diverse international student mix while answering the needs of students coming from different countries and sometimes widely different cultures. Another side...

Achieving Diversity Part 1: The Needs of International Students

A month, a semester, a year or a few – no matter how much time international students spend on campus, not every minute there will consist of inspiring and challenging learning opportunities. And while the majority of any stay will be indeed spent reading, discussing,...