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Title Will worldwide political and economic trends affect student mobility patterns?
Author Marguerite J Dennis - President, MJDennis Consulting

Abstract

Introduction

International higher education is a “big business.” Estimates vary, but annual global revenue exceeds $500 billion and is projected to substantially increase in the future.
Evidence suggests that international student mobility patterns are changing and I maintain that specific political and economic trends will significantly impact where international students enroll in the future.
Most colleges and universities rely on enrolling international students to meet financial and diversity strategic goals. However, some schools base their strategic international plans on past enrollments of international students.
This article will attempt make the case that political and economic trends in certain parts of the world will impact the future enrollment of international students and serve as a wake-up call to colleges and universities to question and perhaps alter current international strategic plans.

Date 05/03/2015
Region(s) All Regions
Countries International
Theme(s) Transnational Education (TNE) Models

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