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The 2018 Summer Reading List for International Student Advisers

Student Tips
18.07.2018

Summer is the perfect time for reading! Whether you are using the lull between summer and autumn sessions to catch up on all the news and developments in international higher education, looking for an inspiring read to get you ready for new challenges, or aiming for something lighthearted yet meaningful to take to the beach, our Summer Reading list has you covered.

Are You Ready for Your International Arrivals?

Student Tips
16.07.2018

Between summer school and the autumn intake, we’re fast approaching the time of year when a lot of new international students arrive on campus. Naturally, as an international administrator, your to-do list is under control, and you're well on course for a smooth registration period and an exciting start to the semester. But with all the hard work that’s gone into wooing, registering, and preparing for your international arrivals, there might be a few practical details that you've overlooked. Check this list before your students arrive and your international intake will be simple.

How to Turn Your Summer Intake Into Successful Graduates

Student Tips
12.07.2018

A summer school full of students is a receptive audience just waiting to form a longer relationship with your institution. Here’s how you can implement strategies that will translate your summer intake into successful graduates.

Your Social Media and Marketing Strategy For Business Students

Education
26.06.2018

Business students make for a good case study when developing marketing and admissions strategies, since they know what they want and can be clearer in expressing their needs than other students, who may be unsure about their field of study or degree goals.

Let us take a moment to review current trends and practices in student recruitment and take a look at some new ideas that are re-energizing the business education sector.

Be GDPR-Ready in Your Student Recruitment

International News
15.06.2018

By now you've heard of the GDPR, but is your institution GDPR-compliant? And if it is, have you considered all the ways in which GDPR compliance and data security issues impact your international student recruitment. Hint: it's not necessarily a bad thing. Read on to make sure that you are GDPR compliant and find out how you can use date security measures to improve your student recruitment process.

How To Prepare Business Students For The New Economy

Education
International News
08.06.2018

New jobs, skills, and education go hand-in-hand with a new economy. The latter is a phrase that has been bandied about for a couple of decades now – and it’s finally coming to fruition as new, high-growth, high-tech industries take the reins of GDP growth and drive it forward. Today’s business schools have a responsibility to prepare their students for tomorrow’s challenges – and prospective students will flock to those institutions that do so.

The Case for Diversity Management in Higher Education

Education
International News
29.05.2018

This year’s NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo is quickly approaching. This year’s theme? “Diverse Voices, Shared Commitment.” While the diversity imperative -- and the multitude of perspectives it supports -- is well-known in higher education, the successful cultivation of diversity is not as simple as recruiting more international students to college campuses. Colleges and universities must also support their wants, needs and goals once they arrive. Enter diversity management.

Here’s a closer look at diversity management, why it matters, and how to support diversity.

10 Years After The Global Financial Crisis: The Purpose Of Business Schools in 2018

Education
International News
15.05.2018

Today’s b-school students have a very different collective outlook than those of a decade ago. While they may once have been driven largely by money and status, another factor is increasingly important to the next generation of business leaders. Here's a look at how the global financial crisis of the noughties has shaped and directed business schools and business students of the twenty-first century.

How Can Community Colleges Attract More International Students

Education
International News
07.05.2018

We are at a critical moment for community colleges in the US. Recruitment is on the rise (foreign enrolments in community colleges are up 8% in a decade), but bold ideas are needed to capitalize on a market in which four-year colleges have soared ahead with a 40% upturn. For the community college sector of higher education, 2018 is the moment to adjust expectations and gear up for a serious new look at this exciting and developing market. Here's a look at how to poise your community college for international enrollments.

How Can Business Schools Train Better Leaders

Education
23.04.2018

How do we identify and shape tomorrow's business leader? It's a question that business schools and programs around the world ask themselves every day. Like the rest of the business world, leadership is changing and evolving at a rapid pace and the ideal education - and skillset - for the leaders of the future needs to keep pace. Read on to find out how business schools can recruit - and create - business professionals ideally suited for the leadership needs of the twenty-first century.