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‘Who chooses to study in Asia?’[VIDEO]

Find out which types of students typically study in Asia...

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Learn about the types of students that choose to study abroad in Asia.  We spoke to Zainab Malik from Education Intelligence at the British Council about the different kinds of students that typically choose Asia as their study abroad destination.

Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with the British Council (there’s also a quick summary after the video).

·Diverse—Find out how international students in Asia vary in ethnicity, religion and background, and how this impacts the overall teaching environment

·Micro-Trends—Learn about the micro-trends apparent amongst international students in Asia

·Cultural Pulls—Learn how some types of students are particularly drawn to certain Asian cultures

·‘Feeder Countries’—Learn which countries have a high proportion of students studying abroad in Asia


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Watch more clips from our Google Hangout with Education Intelligence at the British Council:

‘Who teaches at an Asian university?’

'What to do for fun in Hong Kong'

‘How Asia is changing international education’

‘The graduate job market in Asia’

‘How western universities have helped develop Asian universities?’

‘Advice for students aspiring to study in Asia’

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Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.