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77% growth in the number of English-taught programmes outsid ...

Almost one in five English-taught programmes are now offered outside of the Big Four study destinations (UK, US, Australia, and Canada), according to the first global overview published by British Council and Studyportals. Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1 December 2021 – The British Council and Studyportals launched the fi ...

Chelsea Samantha
December 8, 2021

Student satisfaction slips during the pandemic: down 4% glob ...

Still, student satisfaction remains at a high overall level of 4.06 out of 5. Student satisfaction with their online classroom experience (3.60) has been not at par with traditional learning, but there are exceptions. Students are generally satisfied with how universities have managed the COVID crisis (4.15).  Eind ...

Chelsea Samantha
October 19, 2021

Unibuddy and Studyportals join forces to bring student ambas ...

The market leader in digital student engagement joins forces with the world’s largest study choice platform to help students looking to study abroad or online. This allows them to interact authentically with their peers to make the most informed decision that they possibly can.  Universities now have the chance t ...

Isabela Santa Roza Dos Santos
October 7, 2021

Global Student Satisfaction Awards category nominees announc ...

Eindhoven, Netherlands, 30 September 2021 – We are proud to announce the category nominees for each region of the Global Student Satisfaction Awards.   The Global Student Satisfaction Awards is the only global university recognition programme from the student perspective.    This edition is powered by o ...

Isabela Santa Roza Dos Santos
September 30, 2021

Winners of the Studyportals International Distinction Awards ...

Eindhoven, 25 August 2021  For yet another year, Studyportals hosted the annual International Distinction Awards and awarded the scholarship to the two best candidates! The Awards were created in order to help students finance their studies abroad and lend them a hand in achieving their dreams!    The 2021 ...

Dayana Pingelova
September 30, 2021

Recruitment 4.0: Universities must respond to changes in stu ...

  Institutions need to rapidly respond to the exponential rise of data and use it to better target their recruitment. Students increasingly use data to inform their choices, says Dr David Pilsbury, Deputy Vice Chancellor, International at Coventry University. Whilst at Coventry University, Pilsbury has worked cl ...

Cara Skikne
June 21, 2021
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Studyportals announces new Chief Operating Officer ...

Eindhoven, 4th of November 2020 - Studyportals, the global study choice platform, is excited to announce that Peter Barnes joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in November 2020, forming a strong addition in the company’s strategic growth. Peter is a CIMA qualified Accountant with 20 years of experience in ...

Cara Skikne
November 5, 2020

STUDYPORTALS AND TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNER TO DELIVER W ...

      Eindhoven - London, 10 September 2020 - Times Higher Education (THE), the trusted global data partner for higher education, and Studyportals, the biggest education choice platform in the world, have today announced a partnership to help students looking to study abroad easily research and un ...

Cara Skikne
September 10, 2020

Studyportals Announces Winners of International Distinction ...

Eindhoven, 25 August 2020 - Studyportals awarded its first-ever self-funded scholarship to five aspiring students. The scholarship, formally named the International Distinction Awards, was set up in order to help students finance their studies abroad. Its goal is in line with the company’s outlook on higher education ...

Cara Skikne
August 27, 2020

36% of students consider changing their academic plans due t ...

Eindhoven, 29 May 2020 - Between 20 March and 10 April 2020, Studyportals conducted an online survey amongst 991 prospective international students in order to find out how they are perceiving the impact of COVID-19 in relation to their study plans and intentions to study abroad. To better capture the mood of internati ...

Cara Skikne
May 29, 2020

83% of higher education institutions expect a decrease of in ...

Eindhoven, 29 April 2020 - Higher education institutions are facing unprecedented challenges as a result of COVID-19 travel and social distancing measures, and many are looking for digital solutions to continue their operations. In order to understand how institutions are reacting to the current challenges brought ...

Cara Skikne
April 30, 2020

Studyportals launches interactive dashboard to monitor the i ...

Eindhoven, 8 April 2020 - Combining real-time student interest data with Johns Hopkins University Data Studyportals, the global study search platform, is pleased to announce that it has launched an interactive dashboard to help with monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international education and stude ...

Carmen Neghina
April 8, 2020
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Studyportals Academy 2019: a two-day deep dive in recr ...

#spacademy Eindhoven, October 2019 – Studyportals recently hosted the 3rd edition of the Academy in the beautiful city of The Hague, The Netherlands.  Studyportals Academy 2019 offered two full days of presentations, hands-on workshops and speeches from industry leaders on developments in ...

Cara Skikne
November 5, 2019

Studyportals CEO and co-founder, Edwin van Rest, to join AAC ...

Eindhoven, October 2019 – Edwin van Rest, CEO and co-founder of Studyportals, the global study choice platform, joins the AACSB European Advisory Council, as a business sector member for 2019-2020. AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network w ...

Cara Skikne
October 10, 2019

Beyond $300 Billion: Value of international students goes be ...

Eindhoven, September 2019 - Nearly 5.1 million globally mobile tertiary students contributed US$300 Billion to host countries in terms of the estimated economic impact (direct, indirect, and induced) in 2016, according to the new Studyportals report. The report also provides an overview of trends and insights on inter ...

Cara Skikne
September 4, 2019

Studyportals signs another transatlantic partnership on AI t ...

From left to right: Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the USA, Melissa Morris-Olson, Provost at Bay Path University, Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts, Edwin van Rest, CEO and Co-founder of Studyportals, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, , Hans de Boer, president of VNO/NCW and Bram van Kem ...

Cara Skikne
July 23, 2019

Studyportals announces new CTO to join the company ...

Eindhoven, 5th of July 2019 - Studyportals, the global study choice platform, is excited to announce that Emiel Romein joins the company as the new Chief Technology Officer, an important addition to the team, to strengthen the company’s rapid global growth. Emiel Romein is the former Sr. Software Development M ...

Cara Skikne
July 8, 2019

Studyportals Launches First Global Student Satisfaction Awar ...

Chalmers University of Technology receives the award for Overall Student Satisfaction Eindhoven, 12th of June 2019 – Studyportals, in collaboration with IELTS, Shorelight Education, and US News Global Education, has launched the first-ever Global Student Satisfaction Awards at the NAFSA 2019 conferen ...

Carmen Neghina
June 12, 2019
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Studyportals reveals new investment by HE top executive, Bil ...

Eindhoven, November 2018 - Studyportals, the global study choice platform, announced a new strategic investor: Bill Barke – former Pearson executive, advisor to disruptive startups in higher education and early literacy advocate. Bill Barke joined the Studyportals advisory board as Chairman in 2016, having been instr ...

Carmen Neghina
November 13, 2018

Flinders University partners with Studyportals to enhance th ...

Eindhoven, 12 November 2018 – Studyportals, the global study choice platform, today announced a new partnership with Australia’s Flinders University which is placed in the 250 to 300 band in the Times Higher Education 2019 World University Rankings. The partnership was signed by Mr Sebastian Raneskold, Vice-Pres ...

Carmen Neghina
November 12, 2018

Prof. Koen Becking, Tilburg University President, joins the ...

Eindhoven, November 2018 - Studyportals, the global study choice platform, announced that Professor Koen Becking, President of Tilburg University in the Netherlands has joined its European advisory board. The company’s advisory board was announced earlier this year, and consists of seasoned, multi-disciplinary execut ...

Carmen Neghina
November 6, 2018

Studyportals Welcomes New Investor: David Vismans, Booking.c ...

Eindhoven, 19 October 2018 – Studyportals, the global study choice platform, is excited to welcome a new investor, David Vismans, Chief Product Officer at Booking.com, who has chosen to invest an undisclosed amount in the company. The new investment comes after Studyportals’ 2017 announcement of €5M led by KEEN V ...

Carmen Neghina
October 19, 2018

Meet the latest inspirational winners of the Global Study Aw ...

Eindhoven, October 2018 - The winners of the latest round of the Global Study Awards have been announced, with Rahma Ahmed from Somalia and Camila Bennink from the Netherlands both scooping £10,000 to put towards their studies. The Global Study Awards were established in 2015 by British Council IELTS, International ...

Carmen Neghina
October 3, 2018

Studyportals strengthens leadership with three seasoned exec ...

Eindhoven, 1 October 2018 – Studyportals is happy to announce three new top hires strengthening its leadership team to support the company’s rapid global growth. The new hires include Arthur Torsy as Chief Commercial Officer role, François Eijgelshoven as Executive Vice President of Partnership Strategy a ...

Carmen Neghina
October 1, 2018
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Studyportals and AACSB International partner to improve stud ...

Eindhoven, December 19, 2017 —Studyportals, the global education search platform, and AACSB International (AACSB), the world’s largest business education network, announce a new collaborative effort to promote awareness among students about the value of pursuing a business degree from AACSB-accredited institutions ...

Carmen Neghina
December 19, 2017

Studyportals among the fastest growing Dutch companies for t ...

[caption id="attachment_11658" align="alignnone" width="800"] Left to right: William Davilla, Edwin van Rest, Eefje van Breemen, and Thijs Putman receive the 2014 FD International Award[/caption] Eindhoven, NL – October, 24, 2017 – Studyportals, the global education search platform, is thrilled to announce that, ...

Carmen Neghina
October 24, 2017

Studyportals associates join the Netherlands economic missio ...

Eindhoven, NL – October, 11, 2017 – Studyportals, the global education search platform, today announced that two associates joined the Netherlands Economic Mission to Portugal, which took place between 10 and 12 October 2017. With the leadership of and state visit from Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Q ...

Carmen Neghina
October 19, 2017

Cambridge English and Studyportals continue their shared sup ...

Cambridge Assessment English and the global education information platform, Studyportals, have been collaborating since 2011 in helping students choose courses that match their academic and professional aspirations. Recently, the two organisations carried out another collaboration which ran from August 2016 to July thi ...

Carmen Neghina
October 5, 2017

The EAIE and Studyportals partner to study impact of English ...

The number of English-taught bachelor’s programmes (ETBs) in continental Europe has mushroomed over the past decade, yet research on the trend and its impact across Europe is not readily available. The European Association for International Education (EAIE) and Studyportals have partnered to explore this trend. The p ...

Carmen Neghina
September 14, 2017

Study abroad dreams become reality for four more winners th ...

Amsterdam, 12 September 2017 – Four more students are set to make their dreams to study abroad a reality thanks to the latest round of The Global Study Awards. Now in their third year, the awards – which are run by British Council IELTS, the International Student Identity Card (ISIC) and Study Portals - aim to e ...

Carmen Neghina
September 11, 2017
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Edwin van Rest wins High Tech Peak Award ...

After the success of the High Tech Peak Awards in 2015, E52 and High Tech Campus organized another event last Wednesday. The event focuses on individuals who truly make a difference in the high tech region because of their technological and social contribution. These are often people working in education and research, ...

Carmen Neghina
December 22, 2016

Edwin van Rest wint High Tech Piek Award ...

Na het succes van vorig jaar organiseerden E52 en High Tech Campus Eindhoven afgelopen woensdagavond opnieuw de High Tech Piek Awards. Het evenement staat in het teken van individuen die echt het verschil maken in de high tech regio door hun technologische en maatschappelijke bijdrage. Dat kunnen mensen zijn uit onderw ...

Carmen Neghina
December 22, 2016

StudyPortals wint FD Gazellen Award voor derde jaar op rij ...

StudyPortals is erg vereerd om de FD Gazellen Award voor snelst groeiende bedrijf in Nederland te mogen ontvangen. 2016 is het derde jaar op rij dat StudyPortals deze prestigieuze award van het Financieel Dagblad wint, wat StudyPortals één van de weinige organizaties maakt die haar snelle groei al enkele jaren vast w ...

Carmen Neghina
November 25, 2016

StudyPortals wins FD Gazellen Award 3rd year in a row ...

StudyPortals is humbled to have received the FD Gazellen Award for being one of the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands. This is the third year that StudyPortals has received Financiele Dagblad’s prestigious award, making StudyPortals one of the few organisations able to keep up their fast growth several yea ...

Carmen Neghina
November 25, 2016

English UK and StudyPortals renew deal bringing cost-effecti ...

English UK members will continue to get a free or discounted listing on one of Worlds’s leading course search websites after the organisation renewed its deal with the StudyPortals group for a further year. All English UK members get a free basic listing on the specialist LanguageLearningPortal site and a 10 per c ...

Carmen Neghina
November 17, 2016

International students less interested in US after Trump ele ...

The election results are giving prospective students pause for thought as they have gained a more negative perception of the US as a study destination. In a survey of over 1,300 prospective students, run by global study choice platform Studyportals, 57.7% of the respondents now say they are less likely to pursue a degr ...

Carmen Neghina
November 16, 2016
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StudyPortals launches Analytics and Consulting Team ...

Thijs van Vugt of iE&D Solutions appointed Director StudyPortals, the world’s largest international study choice platform and iE&D Solutions, one of Europe’s leading consultancies in international education marketing and recruitment, are joining forces to set up a data-driven consultancy unit within Stud ...

Carmen Neghina
November 12, 2015

The Global Study Awards – Expanding Students’ Horizo ...

Nine awards worth up to £90,000 in total to be awarded to inspirational students studying abroad. Eindhoven – British Council IELTS, the International Student Identity card (ISIC), and StudyPortals proudly announce the opening of the application period for round one of The Global Study Awards (TGSA).  This joi ...

Carmen Neghina
October 5, 2015

Scandinavia Still Leading in International Student Satisfact ...

StudyPortals International Student Satisfaction Awards 2015: Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Universities Score High in International Student Satisfaction EINDHOVEN – Scandinavian universities maintain their reputation as the best universities to study, only being outshined by Irish universities in the 2015 ...

Carmen Neghina
September 16, 2015

Gli Studenti Italiani all’Estero Sono i Più Felici ...

StudyPortals International Student Satisfaction Award 2015: gli studenti italiani riportano il più alto livello di soddisfazione per quanto riguarda le loro esperienze di studio internazionale EINDHOVEN – Gli studenti italiani presentano i più alti livelli di soddisfazione per le esperienze di studio internazion ...

Carmen Neghina
September 16, 2015

International Student Satisfaction Awards 2015 otorga el may ...

StudyPortals International Student Satisfaction Awards 2015: Este año 24 universidades en España recibieron un premio por parte de International Student Satisfaction Awards. EINDHOVEN – España cuenta con el mayor número de premios del International Student Satisfaction Award 2015. 20 universidades han sido oto ...

Carmen Neghina
September 16, 2015

La France perd la bataille de la satisfaction des étudiants ...

StudyPortals - Prix de la satisfaction des étudiants internationaux 2015 : Les Universités françaises ont obtenu le score le plus bas pour la satisfaction des étudiants internationaux, pendant que les étudiants français qui se rendent à l'étranger signalent une expérience internationale bien plus agréable. ...

Carmen Neghina
September 16, 2015
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StudyPortals wint Gazellen Award in de categorie Internation ...

Het internationale studiekeuze platform StudyPortals.com heeft de prestigieuze Gazellen Award 2014 gewonnen. De prijs werd uitgereikt door het Financieel Dagblad tijdens een ceremonie in de Koninklijke Schouwburg in Den Haag, voor het behalen van de eerste plaats in de categorie ‘Internationalisering’. In deze ...

Carmen Neghina
December 10, 2014

StudyPortals wins FD Gazellen Award for best International g ...

The international study choice platform StudyPortals.com was honoured as company with the best international growth achievement in the Netherlands. The Award ceremony - hosted by the Financieele Dagblad (FD), the most popular Dutch newspaper for economy and finance - took place 1st December 2014 in the Royal theatre ...

Carmen Neghina
December 9, 2014

Lucky number 7 – StudyPortals among fastest growing te ...

StudyPortals is in the top 10 of the fasted growing tech companies in the BENELUX - Deloitte Fast50 2014   The global study choice platform StudyPortals.com, was honored as one of the fasted growing technology companies within the BENELUX during the Deloitte Fast50 Awards beginning of November. The Technolo ...

Carmen Neghina
November 13, 2014

StudyPortals Student Satisfaction Awards 2014: Scandinavian ...

Scandinavian countries outperform southern Europe in student satisfaction. Scandinavia receives top scores in academic performance whereas southern European countries are recommended as a perfect destination for international student life experience. Northern countries have taken the lead in the satisfaction of inte ...

Carmen Neghina
November 6, 2014

StudyPortals Student Satisfaction Awards 2014: Satisfaction ...

The satisfaction of international students studying in the United Kingdom increased since 2013, placing the UK in second place within Europe among the universities that receive high numbers of international students. A new study by StudyPortals reveals that UK universities rank 2nd place in international students ...

Carmen Neghina
October 29, 2014

The fifth StudyPortals Scholarship beneficiary ...

Valeriia Iegorova is the fifth beneficiary of the 1,000 € Scholarship, which is awarded by StudyPortals every quarter. She is originally from Ukraine and has been selected from over 1,800 applicants to receive the Scholarship, awarded in the third quarter of 2014. She impressed us with her diverse interests, academic ...

Carmen Neghina
October 16, 2014
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Global employability university ranking 2013 ...

Global Employability University Ranking 2013: How companies evaluate the employability of university graduates This year’s number one on the global employability university ranking is the University of Oxford, which replaced Harvard University at the top of the ranking. Oxford and Harvard are followed by the Unive ...

Carmen Neghina
November 1, 2013

Steep growth of English-Taught Master’s in continental ...

The total number of fully English-taught Masters in Europe has increased by 42 % since 2011.This is concluded from the latest data analysis on MastersPortal.com. The results were published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) this month. In recent years, European countries where English is not the prima ...

Carmen Neghina
October 15, 2013

StudyPortals CEO, Edwin van Rest receives EAIE Rising Star A ...

Each year the EAIE rewards extraordinary professionals that despite an early career already have made a noteworthy contribution to international higher education. This year, Edwin van Rest was honoured with the Rising Star Award at the 25thAnnual EAIE conference 2013 in Istanbul. The European Association for Internati ...

Carmen Neghina
October 7, 2013

The beneficiary of the first StudyPortals Scholarship ...

Kim Hyemin is the first beneficiary of the StudyPortals Scholarship. She is from South Korea and her study dream is a master programme in nuclear energy in Switzerland, a join master programme of EPFL and ETHZ. She will be starting her master programme this autumn and the StudyPortals scholarship will help kickstart he ...

Carmen Neghina
September 9, 2013

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen meest geliefd bij internationale ...

Nederlandse universiteiten populair vanwege hoog academisch niveau en Engelstalig onderwijs Internationale studenten zijn erg te spreken over hun studieervaring in Nederland: ze geven Nederland gemiddeld een 8.8. Dit is gelijk aan het Europees gemiddelde. Nederland scoort hoger dan Spanje, Italië en Frankrijk, maar n ...

Carmen Neghina
September 4, 2013

Meet StudyPortals at EAIE 2013 (10-13 September) in Istanbul ...

StudyPortals is looking forward to the upcoming EAIE annual conference in Istanbul. We hope to meet many of our clients, partners, friends as well as new people there! After the successful launch of DistanceLearningPortal.com last year, we didn’t stand still: We are very happy and proud to announce another impo ...

Carmen Neghina
August 21, 2013
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Europe catching up on online education ...

Brussels - The availability and popularity of online education in Europe are on the rise. Following the revolutionary developments in online learning in the US, Europe is now catching up, increasing both funding and infrastructure. To build awareness for European online learning, a new web-portal brings transparency to ...

Carmen Neghina
September 28, 2012

Commissioner for Education Vassiliou officially launches Dis ...

DistanceLearningPortal.eu is a brand new study choice platform dedicated entirely to the field of open and distance learning. During the EADTU Conference 2012 this comprehensive, collaborative database will be launched – presenting already over 1,200 programmes from more than 180 institutes. This portal will help stu ...

Carmen Neghina
September 20, 2012

Study Abroad embraced by EU students to flee recession test ...

Students from Europe’s crisis countries are in large numbers looking to study in the more stable EU states. The growth is most dramatic for Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece with more than 150% growth in interest compared to 2011. The study abroad interest is monitored by StudyPortals – the EU-funded internet platf ...

Carmen Neghina
August 2, 2012

StudyPortals announces acquisition of Rotterdam-based studen ...

Eindhoven, NL (July 21, 2012) Online study choice platform StudyPortals today announced its acquisition of Rotterdam-based Student Event website firm StudentEvents.com, world leader in information about professional events for college students. It is anticipated that the acquisition will give StudyPortals a stronger ...

Cara Skikne
July 21, 2012

Invitation to the CaribErasmus final seminar ...

On behalf of the CaribErasmus project, StudyPortals has the pleasure of inviting you to attend the Seminar ”Higher education cooperation between the Caribbean and Europe: challenges and opportunities”, which will take place on the 4th of July 2012 in Brussels/Belgium, in the ACP House (451, Avenue Georges Henri, 12 ...

Carmen Neghina
June 20, 2012

StudyPortals attending NAFSA 2012 in Houston ...

From May 27 until June 1, StudyPortals will be visiting the annual NAFSA conference. The International Education Expo at NAFSA's annual conference brings the international education community just a handshake away. More than 400 institutions, organizations, and service providers from across the globe will come toget ...

Carmen Neghina
May 14, 2012
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StudyPortals first Market Intelligence Reports ...

StudyPortals and iE&D Solutions will intensify their collaboration by jointly publishing the iE&D Market Monitors. The country reports will give general and detailed background information on some of the main markets for the recruitment of international students. The first 2 reports to come out will be China a ...

Carmen Neghina
December 13, 2011

Studying in Europe, which country to go to ? ...

You're thinking about studying in Europe, but haven't decided yet on which country you would like to go, what to do ? To help you find the perfect country for you to live and study in, we have developed country profiles for all European countries ! The country profile provides you with a practical insight and experi ...

Carmen Neghina
November 30, 2011

StudyPortals developing new study choice platform ...

Heerlen / Eindhoven - On 13th of October 2011, StudyPortals kicked off its latest initiative: A brand new study choice platform dedicated to the field of Open and Distance Learning (ODL). Jointly developed by StudyPortals and the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), the ODL Portal will com ...

Carmen Neghina
November 10, 2011

Edwin van Rest speaking at HRK Conference ...

Berlin - CEO and one of the founders of StudyPortals, Edwin van Rest was invited as a speaker at the conference “New perspective for Master Study Programmes in Europe: Implementing the second cycle of Bologna – A European success story?” The event held by the HRK (German Rectors’ Conference) and supported by ...

Carmen Neghina
October 28, 2011

Studying abroad in Europe: Satisfaction guaranteed ...

StudyPortals has taken a big survey aiming at identifying the key influencers of international student satisfaction in Europe, which can be summarized by two questions: On a scale of 0 to 10, would you recommend your study experience to your friends? What are the main reasons why you would (not) recommend? 1,482 ...

Carmen Neghina
October 28, 2011

Etudier à l’étranger génère plus de satisfaction qu’ ...

BRUXELLES - Etudier à l’étranger en Europe - et plus particulièrement en France - obtient un score de satisfaction supérieur à celui des marques leaders à travers le monde Les étudiants internationaux sont incroyablement satisfaits de leur expérience dans les universités européennes. Obtenant un score de ...

Carmen Neghina
September 14, 2011
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Arunima Dey & Carmen Neghina: Admissions trends 2022 ...

Will the start of a new academic year in Europe in autumn 2022 witness a post-pandemic bounce-back? Recent research and analysis by the EAIE, The Class Foundation and StudyPortals may give some indications. This episode of the EAIE Podcast brings together The Class Foundation’s Programme Curator, Arunima Dey, and Stu ...

Chelsea Samantha
May 13, 2022

Hungary makes strides in bid for African students ...

A consortium of four universities operating under the banner of Education Hungary have embarked on an aggressive student recruitment exercise across the African continent, marketing themselves as offering quality education at a fraction of fees charged by institutions in the UK, the Americas and Australia. ...

Chelsea Samantha
May 9, 2022

Our Changing Climate

The Spring 2022 issue of Forum looks at the growing body of inquiry and reflection on how international education intersects with our changing climate.

Cara Skikne
April 25, 2022

First-in-family scholars bust generational barriers ...

First-generation students face challenges navigating graduate school. How can institutions better support them?

Chelsea Samantha
April 22, 2022

Sri Lanka students unable to pay tuition fees as economic cr ...

Overseas Sri Lankan students are struggling to pay their tuition fees as the country’s economic crisis continues.

Chelsea Samantha
April 22, 2022

Which are the most-visited student recruitment websites acco ...

There is a new frontier in international student recruitment and you won’t find it on a map. For years the industry has speculated about emerging geographical markets of economic growth and student mobility – but rarely has it focused its attention on recruiting online. ...

Chelsea Samantha
April 11, 2022
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Demand among Black, Latino students fuels college entreprene ...

The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered directly to your inbox. Stephon Sanders is a soft-spoken 16-year-old Black teenager in Tampa, Florida, who loves playing basketball and video games lik ...

Cara Skikne
December 21, 2021

Research maps English-taught degrees outside the ‘big ...

Almost one in five English-taught bachelor and master degree programmes worldwide are offered outside the ‘big four’ destinations (the USA, the UK, Australia and Canada), according to the latest mapping research conducted by studyportals and the British Council. In The changing landscape of Englis ...

Cara Skikne
December 9, 2021

Rapid expansion of English-taught degrees a growing factor i ...

A global overview of English-taught programmes produced by the British Council and Studyportals finds that almost one in five English-taught programmes (ETPs) are now offered outside of the “big four” English-speaking destinations, most notably in the Netherlands, Germany, as well as China. The study identified ...

Cara Skikne
December 9, 2021

77% growth in English-taught programs outside ‘big four’ ...

English-taught programs are growing at an exponential rate, with almost 28,000 full degree study programs taught outside ‘big four’ destinations, according to a new report by Studyportals and the British Council.

Chelsea Samantha
December 8, 2021

77% growth in English-taught programmes outside the ‘big f ...

Nearly one in five English-taught programmes are now available outside of the ‘big four’ English-speaking study destinations of the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and Canada, according to a major survey looking at the growth in degree courses taught in English by universities in non-English speaking count ...

Cara Skikne
December 7, 2021

‘Big five’ losing monopoly on English-language degree co ...

Competition in English-language tuition is heating up, according to a study showing that the number of courses outside the major anglophone study destinations has rocketed by 77 per cent in four years.

Chelsea Samantha
December 7, 2021
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US: education organisations back legal challenge to H-1B ban ...

According to education choice platform Studyportals, employment prospects are often a “key consideration” for students. “For our users, particularly those that study in high-tuition programs, the prospects of employment during and after the study in the destination country are a key consideration, often even ...

Cara Skikne
November 9, 2020

The Western Union Foundation Supports International Students ...

More than five million international students pursuing higher education contributed to an estimated global economic impact of $300 billion in 2016, driven largely by students from lower-income countries in search of better education, careers, and life, according to Studyportals. ...

Cara Skikne
September 18, 2020

Studyportals announces tie-up with THE ...

As the business of international student recruitment intensifies, Netherlands-based education search site Studyportals has announced a partnership with THE, the media platform keen to expand its services for its student-based traffic.

Cara Skikne
September 18, 2020

International Student Recruitment in Times of Global Crisis ...

Strategies that Business Schools can apply to Admissions, Innovation, and Risk Mitigation. By Mathias Falkenstein and Thijs van Vugt

Cara Skikne
September 9, 2020

The pandemic has damaged the appeal of studying in the Unite ...

Since March, Studyportals has tracked a 45 percent drop in interest in studying in the United States among its site users year-on-year — the biggest dip since 2017, the company’s earliest available data, van Vugt said.

Cara Skikne
July 23, 2020

40% of students changing study abroad plans, says survey ...

The figures released on 14 April by Studyportals, the Dutch-based global study choice platform, show that 40% of potential international students responding to their latest survey said they were changing their plans. This is up from 31% three weeks ago. ...

Cara Skikne
April 14, 2020
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Other Nations Lure Chinese Students as the U.S. Turns Them A ...

Much is at stake for U.S. institutions, many of which have welcomed the influx of Chinese students, who typically pay full tuition. Chinese students in the U.S. generated $22 billion in total economic impact last year, according to Rahul Choudaha, executive vice president of global engagement and research at Studyporta ...

Cara Skikne
December 15, 2019

International Students Bailed Out Colleges in the Last Reces ...

International students bailed out public universities during the recession that began in 2008, their tuition helping fill the budgetary hole left by state funding cuts. But as another downturn looms, colleges won’t be able to rely on students from overseas as a safety net. ...

September 17, 2019

Indian students in the US had an economic impact of over $8 ...

Author of the report and executive vice president of StudyPortals Dr. Rahul Choudaha, who is an international higher education expert, spoke to the American Bazaar about the report and how the United States was the biggest beneficiary of the economic impact by Indian students. ...

September 11, 2019

International students generate global economic impact of US ...

International students contributed US$300 billion to the global economy in 2016, estimates a new Studyportals research report. The report, authored by Dr Rahul Choudaha, is entitled Beyond $300 Billion: The Global Impact of International Students.

September 4, 2019

In the U.K., a Surge in Chinese Applicants ...

'The trend with China clearly shows that there is a strong appetite and demand among international students to study overseas. If the U.S. is making things more difficult for international students, they are going to find alternative destinations', said Rahul Choudaha, the executive vice president for research and glob ...

July 15, 2019

Maximizing International Student Enrollment and Engagement ...

International student enrollment is a critical part of the global engagement strategy of many business schools aiming to prepare managerial talent for the world. However, many business schools are facing headwinds from a range of competitive and financial pressures to grow international enrollment. ...

July 2, 2019
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‘It Would Have Been Catastrophic’: Trump Administration ...

Educators expressed relief that President Trump had been dissuaded from acting on the visa proposal, but they worried it could be a prelude to future policies that could undermine higher education’s global outreach.

Carmen Neghina
October 3, 2018

Global Study Awards winners revealed ...

The winners of the latest round of the Global Study Awards have been announced, with students from Somalia and the Netherlands scooping £10,000 to put towards their studies.

Carmen Neghina
October 3, 2018

Studyportals and Pearson partner on PTE scores ...

The Pie News, 17 September 2018 Studyportals and Pearson announced a new partnership which will benefit all prospective international university students taking the Pearson Test of English Academic to prepare for their university applications. When checking requirements for their university or course of choice on S ...

Carmen Neghina
September 17, 2018

The lure of work rights for int’l students – Act 1: Poli ...

The Pie News, 14 September 2018 Dubbed “the bridge between education and migration” by Centre for Global Higher Education’s Simon Marginson, post-study work rights are being used by some countries as a way to encourage the globally mobile student to put down roots in a new country. Universities New Zealand  ...

Carmen Neghina
September 14, 2018

2018 PIEoneer Award winners revealed at London gala ...

The Pie News, 10 September 2018 IES Abroad’s Dr Mary M. Dwyer headlined the winners of the second annual PIEoneer Awards, celebrating global achievement in international education at 8 Northumberland Avenue in the centre of London on 7 September. The event, which attracted 350 attendees from around the world, sa ...

Carmen Neghina
September 10, 2018

Bank of Mum & Dad: Global int’l student funding gap r ...

The Pie News, 3 September 2018 While students turn to part-time work to support themselves at university, their parents take on extra work and borrow money to contribute to their education – but the funding gap is still quite substantial, a new survey by global banking giant HSBC has shown. Part-time work during ...

Carmen Neghina
September 3, 2018
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Spanish should take a central position in int’l education ...

The Pie News, 12 December 2017 The Spanish service for the internationalisation of education suggests that the Spanish language should take a more central position in international education, in its 2017 report. Authors of the SEPIE report suggest that the Spanish language offers unique opportunities, and universi ...

Carmen Neghina
December 12, 2017

Why universities must innovate in global engagement ...

University World News, 21 October 2017 How is the landscape of higher education shifting and what does global engagement mean for universities and colleges today? What innovative approaches are they taking and what are the lessons for other institutions aiming to internationalise? These questions will be debated ...

Carmen Neghina
October 21, 2017

English-taught bachelor degrees proliferate in Europe ...

University World News, 7 October 2017 The past decade has seen an impressive proliferation in English-taught bachelor degrees or ETBs in Europe as they have become an increasingly common feature of international higher education, according to a joint study across 19 countries. The countries with the highest repor ...

Carmen Neghina
October 7, 2017

Business schools need to collaborate and innovate ...

University World News, 6 October 2017 A decade ago, a report titled The Global Management Education Landscape: Shaping the future of business schools, examined the global landscape of management education and indicated that “the future will demand much more if business schools are to support regional developmen ...

Carmen Neghina
October 6, 2017

Boom in number of English-taught bachelor’s, with Turkey o ...

The Pie News, 15 September 2017 There has been a huge surge in the number of English-taught bachelor’s available in Europe, according to recent research, with the number of these degrees at HEIs in the continent up fifty-fold since 2009. The research, produced jointly by EAIE and StudyPortals, also found that ...

Carmen Neghina
September 15, 2017

NRC checkt: ‘Engels is vaakst instructietaal op Nederlands ...

NRC, 13 July 2017 De aanleiding Minister Bussemaker maakt zich zorgen over de ‘verengelsing’ van het hoger onderwijs, zo zei ze woensdag naar aanleiding van een rapport dat de Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie voor Wetenschappen een dag eerder naar buiten had gebracht. Over deze trend sprak bestuurslid Felix Huy ...

Carmen Neghina
July 13, 2017
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Why are foreign students in France ‘Europe’s unh ...

The Local France, 29 September 2016 An extra three countries were added to the pile in this year's study, meaning a full 20 countries outshone France in 2016, according to the study from StudyPortals. Students were asked to rate their overall experience out of ten, with Norway, Ireland, Poland, Finland, and the UK fi ...

Carmen Neghina
September 29, 2016

Norway scores highest for international student satisfaction ...

The Pie News, 23 September 2016 Norway has claimed the top spot in this year’s international student satisfaction awards from StudyPortals, overtaking Ireland which came out on top last year.  Based on 15,965 online reviews from international students who studied abroad in Europe on StudyPortals’ STeXX.eu ...

Carmen Neghina
September 23, 2016

English-medium pathways worth $1.4bn annually ...

The Pie News, 7 September 2016 The global market for English-medium pathway programmes is worth an estimated $1.4bn a year, according to a new report by StudyPortals and Cambridge English which forecasts growth in the pre-master’s pathways sector. The report looked at 2,275 pathway programmes globally, est ...

Carmen Neghina
September 7, 2016

New directions – Keeping up with students of the future ...

University World News, 7 April 2016 Contrasting visions of the direction of international higher education – from MOOC-like masters degrees to undergraduate programmes in seven countries for students who want a true global experience – were presented to the first “Student of the Future” conference organised ...

Carmen Neghina
April 7, 2016

Americans can study in Germany for free, in English ...

Washington Post, 20 February 2016 Tuition to U.S. universities has surged 500 percent since 1985 and continues to rise. But German universities offer free education to everyone -- including Americans. The number of American students enrolled in German universities has risen steadily in recent years. Currently, an es ...

Carmen Neghina
February 20, 2016

Universities compete by teaching in English ...

BBC, 3 February 2016 There are now almost 8,000 courses being taught in English by leading universities in non-English speaking countries, according to a project mapping their expansion. The rise of universities teaching in English, rather than their own local language, has become a global phenomenon. These are not ...

Carmen Neghina
February 6, 2016

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