5 top blog posts on international student recruitment trends

Recruiting foreign students is emerging as a competitive and financial compulsion for many institutions across the world. On the one hand, Australian universities are cutting jobs as foreign student enrollment dips. For example, The University of Sydney, has announced that it will cut staffing costs by 7.5% and Victoria University plans to cut 30 positions. In contrast, some American public universities are going aggressive to recruitment international students and seek an additional line of revenue. For example, Kansas State University has started an India recruitment office and Colorado universities are exploring to engage with third-party recruiters.

Given the complexity and evolution of international recruitment landscape, I am sharing my five most read blog posts of 2011: