International Educator - November/December 2017 - 10

INbrief
Australia Sees Dramatic Upward Trend
in International Student Enrollment
INTERNATIONAL student enrollment
in Australia is on track for double-digit
increases in 2017, according to a recent
report from the country's Department of
Education and Training. The number of
international students in the country was
492,964 in April 2017, a 14 percent uptick
from 2016 numbers. Additional growth is
expected by the end of this year, continuing the recent upward trend in international student enrollment numbers in the
country: Australia saw 11 percent growth
in international student numbers between

2015 and 2016, up from the average
annual growth of 6.5 percent during
the decade prior to 2015.
The country's top-sending markets-China, India, Malaysia, Nepal, and
Vietnam-account for more than half of
the total international student enrollment
numbers and more than two-thirds of the
year-to-date growth. However, emerging markets are also playing a strong role
in driving enrollment increases. Brazil,
Colombia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Kenya are
sending increasing numbers of students

to Australia; the number of
enrolled students from each of
these countries is up more than 20
percent over 2016 figures.
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Survey: Most U.S. Colleges
Miss Enrollment Targets
A RECENT SURVEY of admissions directors found that only 34 percent of U.S. colleges
met their targets for new student enrollment by
May 1, and nearly half say their institutions are
very likely to increase efforts aimed at recruiting
international students.
According to the 2017 Survey of College and
University Admissions Directors by Gallup and
Inside Higher Ed, the low proportion of colleges
meeting their enrollment goals by the traditional
date for setting a class is part of a downward
trend: the figure was 37 percent in 2016 and
42 percent in 2015.
As part of their efforts to help plug that gap
in the future, 47 percent of admissions directors
indicated a high likelihood that their colleges
would intensify their international student
recruiting, but the report also highlighted
the divide in perceptions between public and
private institutions: Most private admissions
directors believe their college will need to offer
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more non-need-based financial aid to help keep
international enrollments up, but most public
admissions directors don't believe they will need
to offer more help.
Other findings across both public and private
institution admissions directors included:
n■ Forty-five percent strongly agree or agree
that U.S. institutions have become too reliant
on international undergraduates for tuition
purposes over the past decade, but 81 percent
don't believe their own institution is overdependent on full-price-paying international
undergraduates.
n■ Forty-seven percent strongly agree or agree
that U.S. institutions have become overly dependent on international students from just a few
countries, such as China and India. However,
most admissions directors don't believe their
own institution has become too reliant on fullpay undergraduates.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - November/December 2017

From the Desk of
Frontlines
In Brief
Global Spotlight: Iran
Quick Questions
Feature: The New Why of Partnering: International Partnerships Are Expanding Their Reach and Goals
Feature: Partnering Case Studies: Leveraging Unconventionality
Feature: Doing Well by Doing Good: Social Entrepreneurship is Evolving to Meet New Realities
Education Abroad
International Student Affairs
International Enrollment
International Education Leadership
Forum
In Focus
Feature: A Healthy Balance
Feature: Mental Health: Leveraging Resources
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Cover1
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Cover2
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 1
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 2
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 3
International Educator - November/December 2017 - From the Desk of
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 5
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Frontlines
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 7
International Educator - November/December 2017 - In Brief
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 9
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 10
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 11
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Global Spotlight: Iran
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 13
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Quick Questions
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 15
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Feature: The New Why of Partnering: International Partnerships Are Expanding Their Reach and Goals
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 17
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 18
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 19
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 20
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 21
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Feature: Partnering Case Studies: Leveraging Unconventionality
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 23
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 24
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 25
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 26
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 27
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Feature: Doing Well by Doing Good: Social Entrepreneurship is Evolving to Meet New Realities
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 29
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 30
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 31
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 32
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 33
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Education Abroad
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 35
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 36
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 37
International Educator - November/December 2017 - International Student Affairs
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 39
International Educator - November/December 2017 - International Enrollment
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 41
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 42
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 43
International Educator - November/December 2017 - International Education Leadership
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 45
International Educator - November/December 2017 - Forum
International Educator - November/December 2017 - 47
International Educator - November/December 2017 - In Focus
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