Regent’s University London increases enrolment of UK and international students with Hobsons

Hobsons’ enquiry management and offer conversion services have reduced the number of incomplete applications, improved the open and click-through rates of email marketing communications, and most importantly increased conversion from offer to enrolment, to deliver maximum return on investment.

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.

Ranking the Rankings: How International Students’ Choice of Rankings is Changing

Over the last three years of the International Student Survey we asked prospective students to tell us which rankings they refer to when researching a university. This enables us to look at the relative popularity of the leading university rankings, both globally and within specific nationalities.

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.

Most foreign students don’t understand TEF – survey

International students are confused over several aspects of the UK’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) scheme, found a survey released by international student recruitment firm Hobsons EMEA last week.

International and EU students in higher education in the UK FAQs

This House of Commons briefing paper answers some frequently asked questions about international and EU students in the UK. It sets out statistics in this area and outlines policy issues including the potential impact of Brexit and the net migration target on international and EU student recruitment.

Survey reveals most international students confused by UK’s TEF

Just one in five prospective international students have heard of the UK’s Teaching Excellence Framework and of those who have, almost 80% incorrectly believe it measures the teaching quality of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Russell Group: ‘simplistic’ TEF could hit overseas recruitment

The survey of more than 3,000 international students, conducted by the education consultancy company Hobsons after the release of the inaugural TEF results on 22 June, found that just 21.2 per cent of respondents had heard of the TEF.

Hobsons research reveals international students’ awareness, knowledge and perceptions of the TEF

Following the recent release of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) results, Hobsons – the student recruitment and retention solutions company – has today (Tuesday 18 July 2017) revealed findings on international students’ awareness, knowledge and perceptions of the framework.

TEF Ratings or University Rankings? New Research Shows International Students Prefer…

Following the recent release of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) results, we have today launched the findings of our latest #HobsonsInsights research, examining international students’ awareness and understanding of TEF ratings.


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