Travel to learn, not to escape

The global rise of student mobility is closely linked to trends driving the booming youth travel industry. Young people seek meaningful travel. Study and work abroad do exactly that for students. This provides opportunities for education and accommodation providers, observe youth travel experts Samuel Vetrak and David Chapman. The youth travel market represents an incredibly […]

Higher education takes off

Rapid change is shaking the European university model: online education platforms, rankings, increased competition and an open European market. These are all forcing universities to challenge old practices, build new leadership and form new partnerships. Global networks and university brands are emerging. Will universities follow the airline industry and consolidate into strategic alliances? Will online […]

Travel improves educational attainment & future success

A new survey, “Travel Improves Educational Attainment & Future Success,” explores the impact of learning-focused travel on academic performance  and career growth. The findings demonstrate travel’s power to transform how students approach learning, deepen their understanding of the world and expand their career possibilities. The Wagner Group, a market research firm, conducted the study by […]

Interested in Student Accommodation? Join WYSE Travel Confederation at the Class of 2020 Conference

Providing suitable student accommodation is a growing challenge for university cities across Europe. The worldwide rise of student enrolment is driving investment interest. As the UK and US markets mature, investors and developers are now turning their attention to mainland Europe. This November The Class of 2020 will explore the latest trends and opportunities in the growing European […]

2024: UK and US to dominate as study destinations

The UK and US are set to dominate as international education host countries in 2024, while China, India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan will all be crucial student source markets in a sector that is predicted to grow to cater for 3.85 million international students, up from 3.04 million in 2011. These are the findings […]