Guide to social media for international student recruitment

Guide to Social Media for International Student Recruitment by KIC UnivAssist

Social networking is increasingly prevalent in both established and emerging countries around the world. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center found that a global majority of adult Internet users around the world use social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter. On average, out of 30 countries listed in the survey, 86% of […]

How to customize your communication to international students

As recruiters book plane tickets, dig up packing lists, and put on their game faces for international travel this fall, some of the most important items they carry will be their student recruitment marketing materials. Around the world students will interact with recruiters, picking up printed information and having face-to-face conversations, bringing it home to […]

Wither global universities? A list of resources on international student mobility

As another academic year draws to an end, we know many of you are feverishly planning for the next one, drawing up proposals and searching for the latest data available on mobility, trends, international happenings, etc. In that spirit, this blog is a quick semi-annotated list of resources on international student mobility: from enrollment management […]

What makes us different is how we connect: NAFSA session preview

Like most of you, each year I look forward to the process of preparing a recruitment plan; and over the past decade, I have had the opportunity to travel with many of the international admissions and recruitment staff from colleges and universities across the country to connect and engage international students. We reach out globally […]

3 ways to leverage your international recruitment tour

It’s late summer, with just about a month before that endless intercontinental flight to the tour gateway. Viewbooks: shipped. Visas: check. Immunizations: ouch! There is still time to think about how to best leverage your remaining weeks in-county to achieve your goals of building brand awareness, increasing applications, and enrolling best-fit students. Here are three […]