International student expenditure in WA drops by $761m in 2020

The total loss of economic output from a 6.5% decrease in international student enrolments at institutions across the state was equivalent to almost 20% of the total output from the hospitality industry in the 2020 financial year. The results are the findings of a StudyPerth report, which also found that 2020 was the first time since 2014 that total WA […]

UK institutions urged to push diversity in student recruitment

Diversifying regions for student recruitment, looking to emerging markets including Europe, and handling China were some of the key topics highlighted at the two-day event. Senior analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit John Marrett highlighted that the short-term...

Stakeholders share practices for engaging intl student community

“We’ve seen a real trend in the last five years towards a peer-to-peer approach,” said Daniel Hinkley, co-founder and director of CampusConnect. “Most universities have provision, but often it’s quite scattered. It could be some Whatsapp groups for example. But it’s...

UKI Student & School Forum launched

The UKI Student & School Forum – set up by BSA/BAISIS, UK Education Guide and the Universities of Exeter and Sheffield – will seek to ensure higher education providers better meet the needs of the approximately 29,000 international students and 8,000 expat...

Keystone and EMG join forces in mega-merger of student search business

Norway’s Keystone Academic Solutions announced the merger with Sweden’s Educations Media Group (EMG) on June 23. The combined scale and ambition of these two businesses means the industry can expect ongoing innovation –  including a substantial scale-up of enrolment...