South East Asia Market Update

  • Number of Taiwanese Student Studying Abroad Grew 7.12% in 2016 Early this year, the Ministry of Education (MOE) released the number of Taiwanese students studying abroad for 2016. Key Findings:● Overall, the number of Taiwanese students studying abroad grew 7.12%. The data combines both studying with student visa and without student visa, across all types of programs.● US continues to be the most popular destination with 21,127 students, in terms of numbers. ● Germany, Canada, and Australia experienced strong YoY growth, with 61.2%, 37.91% and 32.9% growth respectively. Meanwhile, Norway and Denmark grew from 11 to 20 (81.82%), and 23 to 33 (43.48%), respectively. ● While the number of most countries either remain stable or fluctuate from year to year, the number of Australia, Canada ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 8:03 PM by Paloma Yang
  • The Number of High School Graduates in Taiwan Studying Abroad more than doubled in 5 years In the academic year of 2015-2016, the number of high school graduates in Taiwan enrolling in overseas bachelor programs is approaching 1,422, 2.26 times the number in 2011, 627, based on the most recent statistic by Ministry of Education in Taiwan. It comprised merely 0.56% of the total number of graduates; however, the percentage has been stably growing since then, regardless the decreasing birthrate and population. The possible reasons are Influence of the globalization and the active recruitment of students in Taiwan by internationally renowned schools, and the uncertainty caused by the changeable education policies. Here are the key findings.Over 80% of these students are from the top 6 populated cities while nearly 50% of ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2017, 11:38 PM by Paloma Yang
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