Archive for September 21st, 2012

USA Colleges Intensify Undergrad Overseas Recruiting

September 21st, 2012

University Rankings Show Boom in Global Student Mobility
“The compilers of a leading league table of the world’s top universities on Tuesday reported an ‘unstoppable rise’ in the numbers of students choosing to travel abroad to study. ‘Global student mobility is on a seemingly unstoppable rise, with those seeking an overseas education targeting the leading universities,’ wrote John O’Leary, an academic adviser to the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds, which produces the annual QS World Universities Rankings. ‘Even after considerable growth in recent years, the latest rankings show an extraordinary rise of almost 10 percent in international student numbers at the top 100 universities.'” via Inside