International Higher Education Forum
Dr. Noreen Golfman
Dean, School of Graduate Studies
Memorial University of Newfoundla...
St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador
Application and enrolment data
Enrolment by top source countries (Fall 2013):
• China: 25% of all international
• Iran: 10%
• India: 7%
• Bangladesh: 6%
...
Unit priorities
International
Centre: Lead,
Partner and
Support
international
initiatives
SGS: Attract,
Support and
Retain...
Internationalization
• Director, International reporting line to Dean of Grad
Studies
• Going Global Grant – grad students...
Attraction of students
• Joint funding proposals (recruitment missions)
• Joint participation + faculty members
• Create l...
Application and Admissions
• Joint work to provide
quick response &
referral.
• Initiatives to streamline
processes and cr...
Student Services
• Orientation - presentations & advising
• Advisory committee for professional development
• Co-manage tr...
What strategies has another country implemented   and what successes have there been? - Noreen Golfman
What strategies has another country implemented   and what successes have there been? - Noreen Golfman
What strategies has another country implemented   and what successes have there been? - Noreen Golfman
What strategies has another country implemented   and what successes have there been? - Noreen Golfman
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What strategies has another country implemented and what successes have there been? - Noreen Golfman

  1. 1. International Higher Education Forum Dr. Noreen Golfman Dean, School of Graduate Studies Memorial University of Newfoundland 20 March 2014 Victoria Street Conference Centre London
  2. 2. St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador
  3. 3. Application and enrolment data
  4. 4. Enrolment by top source countries (Fall 2013): • China: 25% of all international • Iran: 10% • India: 7% • Bangladesh: 6% • U.S.: 6% Application and enrolment data
  5. 5. Unit priorities International Centre: Lead, Partner and Support international initiatives SGS: Attract, Support and Retain graduate students
  6. 6. Internationalization • Director, International reporting line to Dean of Grad Studies • Going Global Grant – grad students • International education conferences – NAFSA, CBIE, EAIE, CAIE, APAIE • Target markets for partnerships and recruitment: South Korea, Vietnam, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey • 3+1+1 integrated pathways • Exchange students • Cotutelle agreements (double doctoral programs) • Funding agencies – CSC, VIED, SwB, CONACYT, SACB, Iraqi Cultural Office • 2014 PhD Workshop China
  7. 7. Attraction of students • Joint funding proposals (recruitment missions) • Joint participation + faculty members • Create linkages, attract fully funded students. • Joint management of targeted social media in other countries.
  8. 8. Application and Admissions • Joint work to provide quick response & referral. • Initiatives to streamline processes and create smoother transitions. • Greater conversion of applicants to registrants; increased capacity to attract talented students.
  9. 9. Student Services • Orientation - presentations & advising • Advisory committee for professional development • Co-manage travel fund for research and conference participation • Managing students in crisis - communication.

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