US colleges report an increase in new international student enrolments, but the total US higher education enrolments are declining

US colleges report an increase in new international student enrolments, but the total US higher education enrolments are declining Verbalists Education Beyond Borders Podcast

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20-JUL-2022 | After suffering steep losses in new international student enrolments in 2020 and 2021, US colleges are on track for recovery given a surge in applications for degree studies in 2022/23.

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Canada has become the top choice for students to study abroad, survey suggests  

Canada has become the top choice for students to study abroad, survey suggests   Verbalists Education Beyond Borders Podcast

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Study abroad – one in four surveyed students would choose Canada.

28-MAR-2022 | Latest analysis by global education company IDP Education has found that Canada is the top destination of choice for one in four students. The US is placed second spot, with 20% of students indicating it is their preferred destination, and the UK and Australia are in joint third place. Overall the study surveyed more than 10,000 students worldwide.

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What do students say about the value of studying in the US

Is studying in the US worth it? Verbalists Education Beyond Borders Podcast

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Is studying in the US worth it? A recent survey found that most international students in the US want to stay after graduation but worry about getting a job.

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US Student Visa: the new US guidance for consular officers may help international students get visas

The new US guidance for consular officers may help international students get visas Verbalists Education Beyond Borders Podcast

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11-JAN-2022 | The US Department of State has adjusted its guidance for consular officers who approve study visas for prospective international students. The recent update should help prevent US student visa denials based on speculative determinations by consular officers.

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US government withdraws online study international student ban

US government backtracks on online study international student ban

15 July 2020 – The US government has rescinded its 6 July immigration rule that would effectively have barred international students from entering or remaining in the US if their program of study transitioned to online delivery.

The education sector in the US – along with state governments and other stakeholders – banded together to launch a number of legal actions and it was during one of these lawsuits, launched by Harvard University and MIT, that the repeal of the directive was announced. Close to 200 universities supported MIT and Harvard in their lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security. READ MORE

Foreign students will no longer be permitted to enter or remain in the US if their study program is online-only

A new US immigration rule will prevent foreign students from entering the United States if their planned program of study transitions to online delivery for the fall 2020 semester. Similarly, students already in the country may be required to depart if their programs move to online instruction.

On 6 July, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a rule change setting out “temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester.” READ MORE