Foreign Students in U.S.

International educators discuss ways to make the campus more international student-friendly

At NAFSA conference, international education administrators and scholars discuss ways to help foreign students feel a greater sense of belonging.

New research examines how Chinese students respond to challenges in the classroom

New research sheds light on Chinese undergraduate students' challenges in the classroom and the ways in which they respond to and adapt to those challenges.

Transparency in agent relationships is a hot topic at meeting on international recruitment

At American International Recruitment Council annual conference, members discuss what should be required of universities and their overseas recruitment agents vis-á-vis transparency. 

Association formed to bring standards to agency-based international recruitment looks ahead


Using commission-based agents in international recruitment has gone from unmentionable to mainstream. At 5th annual conference, a group formed to bring standards to the practice reflects on where it has been and where it's going.

British Council report argues for 'new status quo' in Indian student mobility

A British Council report on trends in Indian student mobility finds increased interest in Canada and Germany, declining interest in the U.S. and U.K., and rapid expansion of India's own higher education system.

International grad enrollment is up, largely due to Indian students

First-time international graduate enrollment is up 10 percent, largely due to students from India.

Survey finds lack of transparency in agent relationships

Survey finds that just 13 percent of international applicants who used education agents knew whether they earned commissions from colleges.


Admissions officials discuss pending vote on use of commissioned agents in international recruiting

At annual National Association for College Admission Counseling meeting, members discuss a pending vote to permit the use of commissioned agents in international student recruiting.

Colleges fear international students are purchasing inadequate health plans on private market

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.

Brazil's scientific mobility scholarship program keeps growing

More than 4,000 Brazilian undergraduates will be on U.S. campuses this fall on government scholarships.


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