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Insight keynote: The future of international student recruitment from China


Tue 22 August 2017 2:20 pm - 3:00 pm

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Zhou Chenggang

China has long been New Zealand’s most important sending market for international students. Indeed, in 2015 Chinese students comprised 27 percent of enrolments at New Zealand providers, a 13 percent increase on the previous year. Indications are that a similar level of growth occurred for 2016.

Significant societal changes have occurred across China in recent years. Fast changing demographics combined with technological innovations have changed the environment for marketers, including for student attraction.

In this keynote address, President Zhou Chenggang from New Oriental Education and Technology Group will outline some of the key trends currently shaping student recruitment from China and highlight what he thinks the future will have in store for New Zealand international student recruiters.

President Zhou will outline:

  • What key trends and developments are shaping the international student market from China
  • What the future is likely to have in store for international student recruitment from China
  • How New Zealand international education providers can best position themselves for success into the future.