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Posted March 07, 2018 by

The advantages one employer found to leaving their on campus recruitment behind

 

I recently participated in an online discussion with university relations leaders for Fortune 1,000 companies and federal government agencies, college career service office professionals, and others with a passion for the world of college and university recruiting.

One talent acquisition leader asked which U.S. schools they should visit to recruit Polish and Arab engineering students. His company would send those students to their home countries to work at the company’s facilities there. Below is my response. (more…)

Posted November 07, 2014 by

London Calling International Students

Beautiful colors of Big Ben from Westminster Bridge at Sunset - London

Beautiful colors of Big Ben from Westminster Bridge at Sunset – London. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Choosing the right college is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. Rather than letting this daunt you, feel the excitement and put your all into research and planning. If you’re looking for a big change, along with challenges, experiencing a new culture and an internationally recognised education, studying abroad should definitely be one of your options.

But where to?

London was ranked second best city to study in (after Paris!) by QS Best Student Cities in 2012 and, according to The Guardian, it attracts one in nine students who are studying abroad. With fine establishments such as the London School of Business and Finance building its educational-scape, it’s easy to understand the attraction. (more…)

Posted July 08, 2014 by

College and University Admission Tips for International Students

Group of young international students studying together at a college

Group of young international students studying together at a college. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Studying abroad is always a dream come true for most students. There are a number of reasons attributed to this, one of them being they get a chance to mingle with students from other countries who share their cultural values. With the number of study opportunities currently available for international students, you can understand why the preference.

Even with that said, the preparation process is not always a cakewalk. The process is exhausting considering the fact that different countries have different admission schedules. Before admission, there are a bunch of things that must be completed. This article will highlight some of the college admission tips that’ll help with the process. We will limit our scope to only the US students. (more…)

Posted July 03, 2014 by

Why UK Universities should invest in Technology

Computer with button for United Kingdom

Computer with button for United Kingdom. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Income generated from “International students” contributes significantly to the UK’s universities. International university student market contributes to the UK economy in numerous direct and indirect ways. In 2013, they supported over £80bn ($110bn) of UK economic output, which is roughly one third of the total contribution of the aviation sector to UK GDP, and generated over £25bn ($40bn) of Gross Value Added (GVA).

Over the past few years, educational institutions have gone through harsh times, the challenging financial environment and increased international competition require innovative approaches to ensure that the UK remains a recognized leader in world-class teaching, training and researches. (more…)

Posted September 24, 2013 by

Should Money Be a Factor in College Recruiters Attracting International Students to Their Schools?

While recruiting international students may be a goal at some colleges, should money be a factor in college recruiters attracting them?  The following post has more on this recruiting strategy.

Su Lau, an international student and School of Management sophomore, said she is from Peru and was not approached by an international recruiter while she was applying to colleges. “I definitely think it [recruiting…

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Posted June 05, 2013 by

Colleges with the Best Natural Landscapes Nearby

Picture of Yellowstone National Park

Picture of Yellowstone National Park. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The American landscape is full of rich natural beauty and studying in one of these lush landscapes can be a life-changing opportunity. If you love spending time outdoors hiking, biking, kayaking or camping, consider adding these truly awe-inspiring landscapes to your bucket list when planning to study in America. (more…)

Posted February 04, 2013 by

Coming to America: International Students Continuing Education in the United States

While some American college students may consider going abroad to study, many international students are coming to the United States to do the same.  Learn more in the following infographic. (more…)