International scholars numbers see drastic fall in US

The places of origin data showed that Asia brought by far the biggest percentage of international scholars this year, with 31% – 26,254 – coming from China, and a further 15% at 12,714 coming from India. The number is over a 30% fall in figures from the 2019/20 data...

African scholars in US universities fall 21% over stringent visa rules

According to data sourced from the US department of education, 2017 had been a good year with figures close to the 2009 high: that was the year which saw the highest number of scholars from Sub-Saharan Africa teaching or engaging in research in the US in the last two...

La Trobe plans redundancies after $165m revenue fall

Like its peers in Australia, La Trobe has relied heavily on revenue generated through incoming international students, but with fewer students arriving in Australia, the institution has had to resort to job cuts, with the redundancies running to the tune of 200 FTE...

Large numbers of US unis plan return to in-person teaching this fall

The fourth report in IIE’s Covid-19 Snapshot Survey Series examined the impact of the pandemic on US international student enrolment and US study abroad one year since it began.  “There is definitely a concerted effort by US higher education institutions to reopen...

Canada K-12 anticipating returns in fall 2021

“The outlook for September is very positive,” said Bonnie McKie, executive director of CAPS-I. “Some programs are already full, while the majority still have space and some have extended their application deadlines. We’re getting significant interest from Europe,...