New markets draw students back to classes

December 2, 2008

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND–Overseas student numbers may be up in the past three months, but this is because the export education industry has found new markets – and not because students from traditional markets are flocking back. New Zealand’s “pure” image has also been credited for an influx of international students coming here to study natural therapy. full story
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International Students Being Wooed Back to NZ

December 1, 2008

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND–New Zealand’s international student industry has been battered by fierce global competition, losing more than a third of its foreign student population over the past three years. But smart marketing strategies and the lower New Zealand dollar are luring overseas students back. Compared to offshore competititors, New Zealand is a world full story
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Terror fear for foreign students

December 1, 2008

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND–Colleges fear that terrorist attacks could deter overseas students from coming to Scotland, a new report revealed. The study, by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education (HMIE), also warned college bosses that they should not underestimate the competition from other countries for foreign students. Inspectors visited 10 colleges in Scotland as they full story
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Indian students number highest on US campuses

November 24, 2008

INDIA POST–India has, for yet another year, emerged as the leading place of origin for international students in the United States with 94,563 enrolling into campuses across the nation in 2007/08. The double-digit increase at 13% from full story
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Obama could draw students away from UK

November 24, 2008

THE JOURNAL–The election of Barack Obama as US president could threaten British universities’ intake of foreign students, education experts claim. Leading analysts have said that as the negative perceptions of America diminish and US visa full story
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Colleges reporting increase in number of international students

November 24, 2008

MONTGOMERY, AL–More and more students from around the globe have been tak­ing advantage of educational op­portunities in the United States — and that has meant increased diversity in area colleges. A recent online survey by full story
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NZ Sees Solid Growth in International Students

November 24, 2008

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND–In an atmosphere of almost unanimously bad financial news, New Zealand’s education exporters have something to celebrate. An analysis of the numbers of overseas students coming to New Zealand over full story
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