Student Recruitment Agents And Where To Find Them

Finding a competent and professional agent for international student recruitment takes time. If you are ambitiously seeking to internationalize your student mix you might need more than 1 representative that works with different markets, countries or continents. However, a great...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017

International Student Recruitment Process Today Is Broken

Aren’t you tired of the same one-sided representation of studying abroad we’ve been seeing for so many years? International education is always described in such a polished way, perfectly visualized in all those brochures where diverse groups of happy young...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016

Checklist For International Student Offices: Gender Equality

Attracting and retaining a diverse and vibrant international student body is an objective for every university that aspires to provide quality international education. Ensuring that students from different backgrounds feel appreciated, welcomed and engaged creates conditions for...
Posted On 06 Dec 2016

Telling The Future: Indicating Countries That Will Excel In Outbound Student Mobility

Predicting trends in international student mobility might seem slightly complicated but in fact it is far away from fortune-telling business. There are always clear indicators as to which country has a head start in the race and which one is likely to lag behind. Today we will...
Posted On 05 Dec 2016

Reactive Cultures Explained: Japan and Vietnam

Between linear-active and multi-active cultures we see the reactive culture type. We consider it falling in the middle, displaying features that are characteristic of both linear- and multi-active worlds. Richard D. Lewis defines reactive cultures through a strong emphasis on...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016

Multi-Active Cultures Explained: Bolivia, Chile and Morocco

Multi-active countries represent a culture where relationships are more important than schedules. The usual course of action here would be adapting to situations as they come and paying close attention to the relationships you build on the way. People from...
Posted On 24 Nov 2016

How to Make Sure Your Student Mix Is Diversified and Content?

A common problem for international student offices around the world is getting to know if their student mix is actually having a quality experience. Are they getting exposed to truly diverse cultural, social and educational environments? That is why today’s...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016

Achieving Diversity Part 2: The Needs of Host Universities

In one of our previous posts we started discussing the concept of diversity in education: how universities can nurture a diverse international student mix while answering the needs of students coming from different countries and sometimes widely different cultures. Another side...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Achieving Diversity Part 1: The Needs of International Students

A month, a semester, a year or a few – no matter how much time international students spend on campus, not every minute there will consist of inspiring and challenging learning opportunities. And while the majority of any stay will be indeed spent reading, discussing,...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016