Keystone Higher Education News

Three Ways International Advisors Can Improve Cultural Competency



International students are increasingly multicultural, so recruitment must be too. Recruiting culturally diverse students requires adaptability, creativity, and flexible communication skills.
Is your cultural competency ready for 2019? This article outlines some techniques and strategies that can help you and your institution master cultural competency starting with the recruitment stage and following your students through to success.

How Your Marketing and Recruitment Strategy Can Help Students Find the Right Funding Options



Universities are always on the lookout for the best and brightest students. However, the most talented candidates don’t always have access to the funds they need. In fact, many qualified students may not apply to college simply because they lack access to funding as well as awareness about funding options. But it doesn’t have to be that way -- especially when universities take steps to reverse the trend. Read on for a closer look at how your recruitment strategy can help link prospective students with vital college funding.

The 2018 Summer Reading List for International Student Advisers

Student Tips


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


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


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



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


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.