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Global Student Mobility
Global student mobility
MelissaBanks and RajikaBhandari

Over the last decade, there has been a very substantial increase in the number of internationally mobile students, the total now approaching more than 3.7 million globally. This growth has been driven primarily by the gap between demand for higher education and the ability of governments and traditional higher education institutions to provide sufficient opportunities at both the graduate and undergraduate levels for their citizens. In addition, increasing numbers of students have come to realize that study abroad will enhance their career options, as they enter a marketplace that requires knowledge and skills beyond what is available at home; others will use their study abroad experience as the first in a two-step process toward skilled migration (see Chapter ...

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