Vietnamese Online: 35% & Rising!

According to the latest Cimigo NetCitizens report, 35% of all Vietnamese are connected to the Internet with robust growth and penetration throughout the country.  This is identical with the statistics released in March 2012 by the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC).  The report, which is available in English and Vietnamese, shows results of the largest and … Continue reading Vietnamese Online: 35% & Rising!

The Economic Impact of Vietnamese Students on the US

Everyone in the (international education) business can recite by rote the long litany of tangible and intrinsic benefits that accrue from having large numbers of international students study in the US or any country for that matter.  It’s clear, however, that economic impact is becoming increasingly important in the moribund economic climate in higher education … Continue reading The Economic Impact of Vietnamese Students on the US

Vietnam Ranks 3rd in International Enrollment at US Community Colleges

According to the 2011 Open Doors report on international academic mobility, there were 89,853 international students enrolled at America’s community colleges, a 3.2% decrease over the previous year.  (This is out of a total of 723,277 international students in the U.S. during the 2010/11 academic year.)   Of that number, 9.9%, or 8,895 students, were Vietnamese.  This … Continue reading Vietnam Ranks 3rd in International Enrollment at US Community Colleges

Online Survey: Your Institution & Vietnam

I developed a brief (10 question) survey on SurveyMonkey for regionally accredited US colleges and universities that have incorporated, or are beginning to incorporate, Vietnam into their internationalization strategies.  This includes student recruitment and a variety of other activities, current or planned.  I intend to share the overall results with everyone who participates.  Personal information will be kept … Continue reading Online Survey: Your Institution & Vietnam

Open Doors 2011: Vietnam Ranks 8th

According to Open Doors 2011, the annual report on international academic mobility published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with support from the Office of Global Educational Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, there are now 723,277 international students in the United States.  This represents a 4.7% increase over … Continue reading Open Doors 2011: Vietnam Ranks 8th

Survey of Current & Future Vietnamese Students in the United States

 I recently tabulated the results of an anonymous and impressionistic (i.e., unscientific) Internet survey that I conducted using SurveyMonkey.  The purpose of this brief survey was to get a general idea of the post-graduation plans of current and future Vietnamese students in the U.S. In response to one of the key questions about what students plan … Continue reading Survey of Current & Future Vietnamese Students in the United States

Survey for Current & Future Vietnamese Students in the US

I’m conducting a brief and impressionistic (i.e., unscientific) survey is to collect some basic information about the post-graduation plans of young Vietnamese who are either currently studying in the US or are planning to do so.  I will post the results here if I received a sufficient number of replies.  Please e-mail me at markashwill[AT]hotmail.com … Continue reading Survey for Current & Future Vietnamese Students in the US

Regionally Accredited (US) Programs in Vietnam

Attention Regionally Accredited US Colleges & Universities With Programs in Vietnam:  In recent years there has been a steady growth in the number and type of US higher education programs in Vietnam.  I have documented some of them on this blog and am now attempting to create a database of all known and active programs here offered … Continue reading Regionally Accredited (US) Programs in Vietnam