Agents will play a key role in rebuilding international enrolments post-pandemic

In the latest episode of ICF’s continuing podcast series, Craig Riggs (editor of ICEF Monitor) and Martijn van de Veen (vice-president of business development) discuss some of the trends shaping student mobility this quarter, including some important developments in China and new student loan supports for international students. They are joined by Vincenzo Raimo, a global higher education specialist, who expands on some of his ongoing research on education agents and their increasingly important role in international recruitment. READ MORE

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Kateryna from Ukraine and her pathway to a Boston University Degree

Kateryna Kzhemanovska from Ukraine did Year 1 with Kings Education at Concordia College in New York and was then transferred to Boston University (ranked 42) to major in Public Relations.


International students may be awarded a US student visa without an interview

The US Department of State has announced that consular officers may waive in-person interview requirements for F-1 and M-1 student visas and student streams of the J-1 visa under certain conditions, particularly in visa waiver countries, for the remainder of 2021.