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.
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.
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.
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 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.
While Millennials have certainly captured the spotlight in recent discussions about generational differences, they’re far from the only demographic that matters today. When it comes to the outlook for higher education, in fact, another generation stands to have a major impact. We’re talking about “Generation Z,” AKA people born between the early 1990s and the mid-2000s who are now between 5 and 19 years old. What do these up-and-comers prioritize when it comes higher ed? Here’s a closer look at five key questions that will inform international recruitment moving forward.
Last month, higher education professionals from around the world met at the annual APAIE Conference and Exhibition in Singapore. The ‘gateway to Asia’ was an ideal destination for APAIE 2018’s guiding theme: ‘The Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Higher Education in the Asia Pacific.' Delegates were keen to learn how regional economic growth and a swelling middle class are making that gateway an interesting route for international student traffic heading into and out of Asia. Read on to find out how this dynamic region is shaping the future of international student recruitment and the international education sector in and outside the Asia Pacific.
Graduate recruitment marketing is a fast-changing landscape. While it's important to sustain strong foundations, future-proofing your approach means discovering - and developing - vital new strategies for the year - and years - to come. Read on for a breakdown of some forward-thinking techniques you can learn and implement to make sure that your student recruitment plan is ready for 2020 and beyond.
Online education is one of the fastest-growing education sectors in the world and institutions all over the world are joining the digital learning sector. It’s one thing to offer online courses and degrees, but it’s another thing to know how to make sure your digital offerings are enrolling the best and brightest. Because, whether your students study online, on campus or a combination of both, your goal should be happy, successful graduates. Read on to find out the best strategies for marketing your online degrees to the right students.
Attracting students -- more precisely, the right students -- is essential to the survival of any higher education institution in the United States. Which begs the question: How is it going? Read on for a closer look at the latest trends in undergraduate enrollment, along with challenges and opportunities within the sector.