From The Economist Analysis & Opinions Intelligence Unit
Two factors facing univsersities world-wide are increased global competition and the emergence of disruptive technology. Coupled with demand for higher education levelling off in North America and Europe compared to “huge unmet demand” in emerging markets, the higher education landscape is rapidly changing.
“In response, universities are eager to raise their global profile to ensure their long-term financial viability and create a sustainable business model. Public institutions that once relied on government funding and tuition hikes for revenue now are turning to social media, online learning and new credentials to make their mark with international students.”
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