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...

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...