Posts Tagged: EAIE Academy

22 Feb 2017

5 unique mental health stressors faced by international students

International Student Mobility is unequivocally changing the academic, social and political landscape in higher education. As universities compete globally to attract the best students, they have to address the unique mental health concerns of their new international community. Transnational mobility presents challenges for university staff providing psychological support and crisis management. This blog post outlines… Read more »

07 Feb 2017

Making public-private partnerships work in higher education

There is growing interest, among public sector higher education institutions, in engaging with private sector partners to provide complementary services and expertise, and to share investment and risk. The challenges faced by higher education institutions are creating a new climate for innovative solutions, but there are a number of important considerations for anyone thinking about… Read more »

10 Aug 2016

Making the most of work placements abroad

Work placements or traineeships abroad can be one of the most powerful instruments to enhance your students’ employability and career prospects. But do you really know which transversal skills your students have actually improved during their placement abroad? Are your students aware of these new skills? Do students know how to demonstrate this skill gain… Read more »

24 Feb 2016

Joint degree programmes: fatal attraction or happily ever after?

The EAIE Barometer study, a survey under 2411 higher education practitioners, highlighted the growing importance of strategic partnerships in internationalisation. A majority of respondents indicated that they are currently working on developing joint degree programmes with their institutional partners. The momentum is growing, with a record number of over 50 Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree programmes… Read more »

15 Dec 2015

Understanding the international student experience

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the largest student association in Europe. We support students at the local level in host institutions and advise outgoing students, but we also advocate for the general improvement of exchange programmes in Europe. For the past 10 years, ESN has carried out a survey – with over 129 000 responses… Read more »

19 Oct 2015

English or perish?

English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) is a rapidly growing phenomenon and one that most non-English speaking institutions are facing at the current moment. Higher education institutions (HEIs) worldwide are in a state of transition, whereby language landscapes are changing and the stakes are high. But how are HEIs coping with this phenomenon, and… Read more »

24 Sep 2015

The fraud detective

There is something about fraud detection that spices up even the dreariest day at the office. Undoubtedly, those of us who have experienced the thrill of catching a fraudulent document have relished the details of their stories over and over again during an occasional chat with a co-worker or a colleague at a conference reception…. Read more »

12 Mar 2015

What is International Strategic Enrolment Management and what does it do for you?

Every day seems to bring a range of “tempting” offers into my e-mail inbox from suppliers of services to enhance our engagement with international students. Some recent examples include: “Are you looking to improve your Student Relationship Management Systems (SRM)?”; “New developments to support your international initiatives”; “Five ways to reach students at the right… Read more »