Student Insight

Student Insight

These country-specific reports explore the influences and motivating factors affecting student decision-making regarding study abroad. Based on data collected since February 2007, Education Intelligence’s ongoing decision-making survey collects the views of an expanding population of students – currently over 170,000 from more than 200 countries and territories– and serves as the basis for these reports. The Student Insight series provides powerful access to understanding what is involved when students make decisions about study abroad.

  • One of Africa's most economically and politically stable countries, Ghana’s prosperity and democratic system have helped it earn a reputation as one of the African lions. Although Ghana’s economy is struggling from the effects of the fall in oil prices, its outlook is positive amid government efforts to improve access to education and attainment levels to create a skilled and productive workforce...
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  • This paper is based on data collected from over 2,000 prospective international students from Hong Kong. In their introduction to higher education in Hong Kong the authors highlight the fact that approximately 20 percent of those qualified for a domestic university education are unable to secure a place. Chapter 1 outlines the student profile of those participating in the survey. The diversity...
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  • This paper is based on data collected between 2007 and mid 2012, from more than 10,000 prospective international students from India, living in-country at the time they were surveyed. Chapter 1 Although education in India is a highly valued commodity, the educational system has been plagued by problems relating to access, lack of government funding, quality, and teacher shortages. In addition...
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  • Asia’s biggest economy, Indonesia is forecast to become an increasingly important player in the global higher education sector. The British Council projects Indonesia to have one of the world’s largest tertiary enrolment levels within a domestic education system and one of the fastest tertiary enrolment growth rates this decade. Indonesia has shown a strong commitment to education in recent years...
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  • Once Japan’s remarkable post-war growth ended and the ‘bubble economy’ burst at the start of the 1990s, the country faced a massive national debt, and spiralling welfare and pension costs due to its ageing population. Reform and internationalisation of the education sector have become key to the government’s effort to drive the economy forward. Although study abroad is a well-established...
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  • The British Council is interested in understanding what draws high-calibre students from across the world to higher education in the UK. Student Insight reports provide a snapshot of students who hold aspirations for foreign study. This report presents top-line findings, but a wealth of further, more detailed information is available via Education Intelligence’s Student Insight data tool. This...
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  • A former Soviet Republic, Kazakhstan became independent in 1991 and is classified as an upper-middle-income country with its economy far outpacing those of its Central Asian neighbours. Despite its strategic location linking the economies of Asia, Russia, and Western Europe, Kazakhstan was impacted by the global downturn following a decade of steady growth. However, with new government...
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  • Kenya has seen the emergence of an entrepreneurial middle class and although this represents a small proportion of the population, the number of affluent Kenyans is growing. There is a long-standing commitment to education with the availability of free primary and secondary education, and the tertiary sector has seen significant expansion in recent years, in response to increasing demand. However...
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  • The world’s largest Spanish-speaking country, Mexico, is an upper-middle-income country aiming for high-income status in the coming years with an ambitious economic and social services reform plan. Education is a key focus of the government’s reform efforts although some of the plans have met with protests by the powerful teachers unions. Mexico has one of the lowest university...
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  • Amid concerted efforts to diversify its economy, Morocco’s outlook is positive with prospects further encouraged as the country opens new doors having rejoined the African Union. Education is a national priority, and although reforms and high public spending have helped to improve access and reduce the gender gap, quality is a concern across all levels of education, with the resulting low levels...
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