Education Team Webinars

How would you like to learn more about the education sector in other countries without leaving your desk? The USDOC presents several webinars throughout the year focusing on a variety of topics in order to inform international education professionals on the best practices for entering or increasing their presence in particular markets. Here’s a listing of our most recent webinars:

Virtual Briefing: Recruit Europe!

France, Belgium & the United Kingdom: Best Practices and Opportunities for European Student Recruitment

 Is your school interested in recruiting more European students?  If you seek to diversify your student body, increase enrollment and want more information about how to connect with French, Belgian and British students, this virtual briefing is for you!

What Will the Briefing Cover?

Commercial Service education specialists representing markets in France, Belgium and the United Kingdom, as well as representatives of EducationUSA and Studyrama will highlight market characteristics, upcoming recruitment opportunities, recruitment/partnership successes, as well as best practices and strategies for European student recruitment. Following the presentation, speakers will be available to address your questions “face-to-face” via Adobe Connect!

Who Should Participate?

Admissions officials representing colleges and universities that offer:

  • Undergraduate, graduate and associate degrees
  • Programs in business administration
  • “American” English language training programs (short/long term)
  • Academic summer camps
  • Secondary boarding schools

When Will the Briefing Occur?

The briefing will be held at your desk, 11:00 am -12:00 pm (EST) on Thursday, July 10th.

How Do I Register?

To register, please click here.  Please note that Adobe Connect is the online platform that will be used to host the virtual briefing.  Neither webcam or software download are necessary.  Only a computer and telephone are required to participate. Log-on instructions will be provided a week prior to the virtual briefing. 

Questions?

For questions regarding this program, please contact Isabelle.Singletary@trade.gov or Debra.Rogers@trade.gov.

We look forward to supporting your European student recruitment strategy!

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Why Southern Kazakhstan?

Almaty is the major commercial and cultural center of Kazakhstan, and Shymkent is the third most populated city of the country. There are 45 universities in Almaty and 12 universities in Shymkent. Almaty and Shymkent have more than 200,000 college students and the highest percentage of high school graduates in Kazakhstan (40%). Kazakhstan sends over 37,000 self-funded students abroad, and this number has tripled over the past five years. Since August 1, 2013 Kazakhstani citizens are eligible to apply for a 5-year visa to the United States.  

Join our FREE webinar on Thursday, July 17, 2014 to learn how to get into Kazakhstan’s education market.
Register here: http://bit.ly/KAZwebinar

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Is there a particular topic you would like us to focus on? Please let us know what you would be interested in hearing about in the next webinar by contacting Gabriela Zelaya at gabriela.zelaya@trade.gov.