Student recruitment innovators debate digital disruption

CEO of UKEAS, Pieter Funnekotter, said his company (which counsels 10,000 students per year) still sees value in offering face-to-face services as it allows for better assessment of the likelihood of visa application success and higher conversions. High conversion from application to enrolment was in fact top of the wishlist among the hundreds of university […]

Online ESL market worth $10bn in 2021

J’son & Partners, a firm that specialises in research and consulting, conducted the study in March to June 2021, reviewing the total offline and online ESL learning market.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the digital learning and language learning...

“Unprecedented” drop in Japanese students pursuing study abroad

Across 43 JAOS members – private-sector study abroad agencies – who responded to a March 2021 survey saw the number of students taking part in study abroad fall by 76% in 2020. “The total in Japanese students going abroad through these membership organisations in 2020...