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

Education Agent Fairs: Why do you have to attend them?

If you’re reading this article, most probably you still don’t see a point in attending education agent fairs. Or you don’t believe they would be valuable for your institution. The truth is, if you are looking to recruit international students...
Posted On 24 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

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

International Recruitment Strategies For Universities Pt.2

This week we are bringing yet another fresh perspective to your international recruitment strategies. In our last post, we discussed some interesting ideas for universities that are relatively popular. Today, we go in the opposite direction! Let’s now focus on universities...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017

International Recruitment Strategies For Universities Pt.1

There is no universal recipe for universities on how to be successful in their international student recruitment efforts. What works for Ivy League may not be the best option for a small town community college. Most of the time, international student officers design...
Posted On 12 Sep 2017

Five Tips For Recruiting International Students

Each year thousands of colleges and universities compete for the attention of international students. Why? Simply because all these students play a crucial role in raising the school’s academic profile. However, engaging and recruiting international students is...
Posted On 28 Aug 2017

Educators Checklist: What To Include In The Agents Contract

Preparing a good agents contract is often a challenging task. This is especially true if you are going to work with agents for the first time. But don’t worry! We are here to help! Here is a quick checklist for the most important things you need to include before...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017

Preparing for Agents: Do’s Before Signing The Contract

You are finally done with all the preparations, discussions and research, completion of student profiles and definition of needs and goals. You’ve just met the agent for the first time, and you feel very good about the possibilities. You feel strongly about the...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017