International Students Enrollment Numbers Drop

November 22nd, 2019 On Monday, November 18, 2019, the Institute of International Education (IIE) released the latest 2019 Open Doors report confirming that international student enrolment in the US is steadily declining. The annual Open Doors report is compiled jointly by the IIE and the US State Department. In this week’s blog we will offer a quick […]

5 Facts on Hong Kong Protests and their Impact on its Education System

November 15th, 2019 Photo credit: Nora Tam The anti-government protests continue for the 24th week in Hong Kong. The protesters–many young high school and university students–have dug in at several university campuses across Hong Kong. The latest epicenter of the protests was the Chinese University of Hong Kong which this past Tuesday evening became the […]

What is Transnational Education?

November 1st, 2019 We have been hearing the term “transnational education” used when referring to distance learning programs, teaching partnerships, off-shore campuses, and MOOCs. And we can be sure that with the global demand for higher education overpowering supply, transnational education will continue to grow and assume permanency in our lexicon. Although there are many […]

5 Steps on the Study of Law in the U.S. for Professional Practice

October 18th, 2019 If you are thinking about studying law in the United States and want to practice as a lawyer in this country, it is important to know that requirements for the study of law are different compared to other countries. Here are five quick facts about the study of law in the U.S.: […]

12 Quick Facts on Kenya’s Temporary Operating Licenses for Universities

September 27th, 2019 Here’s what you need to know about the proposal recommended by Kenya’s Ministry of Education eight-year limit for new universities to operate on a temporary license: 1. The proposed plan amends the University Act 2012, whereby the Ministry is suggesting that newly established universities will receive a letter of interim authority (temporary […]

3 Quick Facts on Why the Demand for Military Education is on the Rise in Russia

September 13th, 2018 In a recent post on University World News, Eugene Vorotnikov writes: “The demand for studying in military higher education institutions in Russia has doubled over the past six years and is continuing to grow while many traditional universities are being closed.” During the USSR era, Military universities in Russia were very popular […]

5 Steps Taiwan is Taking to Bolster its Education System

August 23rd, 2019 The Ministry of Education in Taiwan is the highest administrative body in charge of national educational affairs, and its mission is to promote national educational sports, and youth development affairs, and to raise the overall quality of education and the nation’s competitiveness. The Ministry of Education is currently implementing the following important […]

Dispatches from 2019 EducationUSA Forum, Washington, DC

August 2nd, 2018 For the uninitiated, EducationUSA is a “U.S. Department of State network of over 425 international student advising centers in 178 countries. The network promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. EducationUSA also provides […]