We sometimes think about international higher education as being “a market”. This is not quite true: it’s actually several markets.
Back in the day, international education was mostly about graduate students; specifically, at the doctoral level. Students did their “basic” education at home and then went abroad to get research experience or simply emigrate and become part of the host country’s scientific structure. Nobody sought these students for their money; to the contrary these students were usually getting paid in some … [ Read More ]