Summing up motivations for study abroad

Why do students study abroad, and what drives them to choose one destination over another? Several large studies conducted over the past couple of years show that certain motivations are widely present among students the world over.

UK: Singapore peak for online degree study

Singapore and Hong Kong head up the league table for full-online UK degree study by overseas students in 2015/16. Nigeria, Malaysia and the US follow, with growth in these countries being attributed to greater digital connectivity as well as demands for flexible learning.

Hobsons Names Kate Cassino CEO

Cassino, who joined the company last December as Chief Operating Officer with oversight of the company’s Naviance®, Intersect™, and Starfish® product lines, is now responsible for the success of the entire company.

Playing the Trump Card: UK Universities Set to Gain in the Race to Attract International Students

Strategic issues — from the UK’s Referendum on the European Union to the US Presidential election last year — have the potential to influence where international students choose to study.

How Do We Show International Students They’re Still Welcome in the UK?

When the government decided against excluding international students from immigration targets through the Higher Education and Research Act, the higher education sector reacted with dismay.

Brexit Concerns Waning Among Prospective Students, Survey Suggests

Responses to the International Student Survey by Hobsons show 68.5% of prospective students say the EU referendum results had little impact on their interest to study in the UK.

What Do Students Really Think of Brexit?

Hobsons research reveals views of international students on Brexit, Trump, and the importance of 'welcoming' campaigns

Survey Finds Prospective Students Put the Emphasis on Welcome and Teaching Quality

Hobsons International Student Survey reveals welcoming atmosphere and teacher quality are most important factors in deciding where to study.


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