BREXIT & US Election: No Major Short-Term Effects on VN Student Interest

This is the latest in a series of Diversification Market Reports produced by Hotcourses, the UK's leading course search company with more than 6,000 course providers.  (Hotcourses was recently acquired by IDP.) Below are an overview, executive summary, and list of the key takeaways, the most important of which is this:  BREXIT and the US … Continue reading BREXIT & US Election: No Major Short-Term Effects on VN Student Interest

ITA Report with a Vietnam “Case Study”: Useful but Not 100% Accurate

Global competition for international students is rising quickly, especially among English-speaking countries and countries increasing their English-language course offerings. Although U.S. institutions still host the largest percentage of internationally mobile students, this share is eroding as competition increases. This report assesses global market opportunities for U.S. colleges and universities, providing guidance for U.S. institutions interested … Continue reading ITA Report with a Vietnam “Case Study”: Useful but Not 100% Accurate

Vietnam Ranks 6th… in US Immigration

During the US government fiscal year 2015 (ending 30 September 2015), over half a million people emigrated to the US.  Of that number (531,463), 27,391 (5.15%) were from Vietnam, including 13 whose visas were issued under the Vietnam Amerasian category.  Below is the list of top 10 countries based on the number of immigrant visas … Continue reading Vietnam Ranks 6th… in US Immigration

USA is Once Again the World’s Leading Host of Vietnamese Students; Ranks 6th Overall

Ranks 6th Among All Sending Countries As I predicted earlier this year, Vietnam has surpassed Japan in total enrollment in the US, most of it in higher education.  It recorded an astounding 18.9% increase from July 2015, the third highest after India (20.7%) and China (19.4%), according to the latest SEVIS by the Numbers quarterly … Continue reading USA is Once Again the World’s Leading Host of Vietnamese Students; Ranks 6th Overall

Open Doors 2015: More Double-Digit Increases for Vietnam!

Yes, dear readers, it's that time of year again - time for Open Doors 2015!  For the uninitiated - the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange is an annual international academic mobility report published by the Institute of International Education with a grant from the US State Department. Below is a list of top … Continue reading Open Doors 2015: More Double-Digit Increases for Vietnam!

Genzilla – They’re Coming – Get Ready!

The times they are a-changin' in the world of marketing.  You've heard a lot about Millenials (Generation Y), those born between 1976 and 1994.   The focus is beginning to shift to Generation Z, those born in 1995 or later.   According to a new report from market research company Epinion and OMD that looks at … Continue reading Genzilla – They’re Coming – Get Ready!

“What International Students Think About U.S. Higher Education” (Revisited)

Attitudes and Perceptions of Prospective Students From Around the World (2015) New edition, revised and expanded According to the website announcement, this revised and expanded Institute of International Education (IIE) report examines the attitudes and perceptions that international students who are considering studying in the United States have of U.S. higher education and other key … Continue reading “What International Students Think About U.S. Higher Education” (Revisited)