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The politics of international student mobility

Elaine Daly Elaine Daly

The international student market is growing and has huge potential. The OECD forecast the number to reach 8 million by 2025, so recruiting international students is a priority for many Higher Education Institutes (HEIs), especially those based in developed countries.

This report looks at:

  • important trends;
  • immigration policy and rhetoric;
  • soft power and diplomacy; and
  • recommendations.