International students: where do they go?

Internationalisation in higher education is a trend that is only showing growth. This  progression is powered by increased collaborations among world universities and increased international mobility of students. In the last 10 years alone, international students doubled in number, a growth that exceeds the growth of the world population over the same period. They are attracted to top universities around the world, and no longer confined to the “old world” as a destination for their academic endeavours.  Today, more students travel to pursue their studies abroad in a far more diversified portfolio of study destinations.

This infographic illustrates the scene of international students in the world today, using the latest available numbers.

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Student Mobility Trends

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