Tier 4 Visa Issuance Data: Update for Study Abroad Market Stakeholders

Below is a copy/paste from a recent StudyUK/British Council update, very good news for UK educational institutions and those, consultants and education agents, who help promote and facilitate study in the UK.  (I wish the US government were as efficient, detailed, and timely with its updates.  I and many others also wish that the F-1 … Continue reading Tier 4 Visa Issuance Data: Update for Study Abroad Market Stakeholders

Should the U.S. State Department Copy the British Council?

  The British Council, as an education provider, a research analyst, and a conference convener is an interesting model. At the very least, taking a look at the British Council makes me wonder why the United States government does not pull back and take a big-picture look at what it might do to provide better … Continue reading Should the U.S. State Department Copy the British Council?

Education UK: Vietnam Country Partner Meeting

I was invited to speak on Friday, 14 October to representatives from 60 British colleges and universities who were in Vietnam for a series of events, including the UK higher education fairs in Hanoi, HCMC and Danang.  My assigned topic was The Study Abroad Market:  A US Perspective.  During the 30 minutes or so at my disposal, … Continue reading Education UK: Vietnam Country Partner Meeting