Foreign Students

Foreign Students
Oct 17, 2016
A Reuters investigation details how a Chinese company accused by multiple ex-employees of application fraud "bought access" to U.S. admissions officers.


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June 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.

May 30, 2014

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

May 28, 2014

In new research being released at international education conference, foreign students identify financial issues as their main sources of dissatisfaction.


April 30, 2014

The continuing growth of pathway programs for international students reflects trends toward for-profit/nonprofit partnerships and raises questions about readiness and rigor.

April 9, 2014

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.

December 5, 2013

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.

November 11, 2013

Annual "Open Doors" survey finds a 7.2 percent increase in international students at U.S. colleges and a 3.4 percent increase in American study abroad participation.

October 8, 2013

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


September 20, 2013

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.

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.


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