Session 06.04

Inside the mind of the Chinese international student

Gain insights into the recruitment and support of Chinese international students in this session! Through presentations based on recent research, you’ll learn about their motivations, expectations and decision-making process as they decide whether and where to study abroad. You’ll also learn about the various factors that influence the social and academic integration of Chinese students into the campuses and cultures of host institutions.


  • Marketing & recruitment
  • Student experience


  • Robert Coelen, 
    Stenden University, Netherlands


  • Rachael Merola, 
    Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, United Kingdom
  • Saskia Jensen, 
    Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom