These five Towson University Honors students in Sienna, Italy, were among the more than 332,000 U.S. students studied abroad in 2016-17.
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Though studying abroad can be a rewarding experience, it also comes with certain risks. A study abroad expert provides 7 tips to help students stay safe while visiting in a foreign land.
Generally, students who studied in Australia from overseas felt positive about their experience and enjoyed a good return on investment in their education.
Most international students who study overseas feel positive about their experiences. But universities could be actively working with businesses in home countries to help secure jobs for graduates.
Students who study abroad gain a competitive edge in the job market, research shows.
In an effort to get a competitive edge in the global jobs market, more US college students are choosing to get international experience, an expert on study abroad says.
The Trump administration may limit visas for Chinese students in hopes to curtail intellectual property theft.
The Trump administration’s plans to restrict visas for Chinese students to curtail intellectual property theft may be necessary, but could also scare away talent, a U.S-China relations expert warns.
The decline in international students studying in the U.S. has worldwide implications.
As the number of international students studying in the United States declines, so does the nation's 'soft power,' a pair of international education scholars argue.
New data points to misplaced UK clampdown on 'overstaying' international students.
Andreas Schleicher, the man in charge of the global education numbers.
The direct line between world education policy and Donald Trump looks like this.
Of course Africa’s universities need collaboration – but not if it’s merely an imposition of ideas from elsewhere.
Africa's universities must avoid collaborative programmes with the North that become mere tick-box exercises that only benefit Northern researchers and organisations.
Then-US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses collaboration between the US and Senegal. International partnerships, particularly between universities, can yield great rewards.
If memorandums of understanding with international institutions are properly developed and put into action, they can contribute a great deal to African universities' push for internationalisation.
Have cheating and plagiarism increased in universities as a symptom of more international students or just of more students?
While Four Corners shed some much-needed light on long-standing problems in higher education, these problems aren't reserved for international students.
When thinking about academic standards, it’s important to think about the incentives to keep standards high - or low.
The recent furore about academic standards in Australian higher education – including Monday's damning Four Corners expose – has the potential to bring not only desperately needed attention, but actual change, to the sector.
International students provide universities with a large chunk of their revenue - but at what cost?
A new report from the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption says Australian universities have become increasingly reliant on income from fee-paying international students, and is letting academic standards slide for the valuable income stream.
The number of international students at Australian universities has increased significantly in the past decade.
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More needs to be done to ensure international students have proficiency in English and can make local friends.
International education is our third-biggest export. But can our universities cope with the demand?
The new draft international education strategy acknowledges the riches international students bring to Australia, yet fails to canvass how our universities can give them the experiences they deserve.
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Universities and schools across the globe are offering an increasing number of courses taught in English. Parents and politicians alike are pushing for this change as English is considered a worldwide…