Foreign Students

Foreign Students
Jun 25, 2014
The Home Office revokes the right to host foreign students for 3 universities and 57 private colleges and launches a criminal investigation into widespread English language testing fraud at Educational Testing Service centers.

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September 17, 2013

College officials raise concerns about the private international student health insurance market, where there are plans that exclude coverage for chemotherapy or only pay up to $3,000 for surgery.

July 12, 2013

New report provides breakdown on international enrollments by discipline and institution, showing that there are graduate STEM programs in which more than 90 percent of students are from outside the U.S.

June 27, 2013

Graduate students at a Canadian university question the use of commissioned agents and whether prospective international students are being steered into “premium tuition” programs that are not the best academic fit.

June 26, 2013

New OECD report finds that gaps in employment rates based on educational attainment widened during the recession. Among other findings, the number of students crossing borders to enroll in higher education continues to increase.

June 13, 2013

Admissions association panel seeks to lift ban on agents paid on commission in international student recruiting -- while maintaining that the "best practice" is not to use them at all.

May 31, 2013

At gathering of international educators, panelists discuss emerging destinations for international student recruitment.

May 30, 2013

International educators discuss specific challenges facing the growing numbers of Saudi students in the U.S.

May 9, 2013

Students and exchange scholars are being referred to secondary inspection under policies put in place after the Boston Marathon bombings. Reported delays range from 20 minutes to three hours.

April 25, 2013

Wake Forest will be working with Chinese high schools to prepare students for U.S.-style curriculum and will send their video portfolios directly to the colleges they apply to. Is this a money-maker or a much-needed service (or both)?

April 23, 2013

Australian government announces plan to turn "start up" grants for textbooks and other costs into loans, which critics deride as a slippery slope that will hurt needy students.

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