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

Higher Education Trends: Globalized World Built On MOOCs?

Today we would like to take a step back and try to take a look at the bigger picture. We keep asking ourselves: what will be the future of higher education? What role will studying abroad play in it? Is the popularity of massive open online courses (commonly known as MOOCs)...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

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

7 Benefits of Visiting Education Agent Workshops

In one of our previous posts, we discussed how finding the right student recruitment agents to work with can bring real results for your institution. Today we will discuss education agent workshops as the place where educational institutions can expand their agent network,...

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,...

Finding the Right Student Recruitment Agent: Mission Possible

ETN Focus Workshops are created with the idea to inspire and foster a truly beneficial relationship between universities seeking to innovate and diversify their international student mix and recruitment agents from emerging and less explored markets. That is why we think of our...