SEVIS vs. Open Doors: An Update on Vietnamese Enrollment in the USA

Even when I was country director of the Institute of International Education (IIE) in Vietnam (from 2005-09) I couldn’t understand the excitement about the annual release of the latest Open Doors Report. My plea to switch from what is essentially ...
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Oz Trades Places with the US – Again

Australia has surpassed the US as the world’s leading English-speaking host of Vietnamese students, according to the Australian Department of Education. As of July 2023, there were 27,764 Vietnamese students in Australia, 4% of the total international enrollment and a ...
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Let’s ditch the binaries and join the ‘all of humanity’ club

Violence is often a catalyst for people, even those who think of themselves as enlightened international educators, to show their true colours and revert to tribal loyalties....
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Vietnamese Enrollments in the US Holding Steady

When it rains, it pours. Being the wonk that I am, I have been checking periodically for a SEVIS update since the last one was uploaded in March 2023. At that time, there were 24,865 Vietnamese students in the US ...
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2022 SEVIS by the Numbers Report: Vietnam

While the periodic SEVIS updates, sometimes monthly, other times quarterly, contain real-time statistics, the annual reports present cumulative totals. According to the 2022 report (PDF download), the total number of SEVIS records for active F-1 and M-1 students was 1,362,157 in 2022, ...
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Number of US-Bound Vietnamese Students Continues to Climb

Here are the latest Vietnam-related stats from the February 2023 SEVIS update. (You can also access these data for other countries using the interactive map.) This is a follow-up to my 10 January 2023 post with information about the November ...
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Isn’t it time to shut down the fake credentials industry?

Below are a famous Alexis de Tocqueville quote to kick off my latest University World News essay and the first three paragraphs. (My original title was Fake Education Credentials: Wink, Nod, Buy & Sell, which was probably changed for legal ...
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Top 10 Overseas Study Destinations for Young Vietnamese

These countries host 90% of all Vietnamese studying abroad, over two-thirds (67%) of whom are in Asian countries. The USA is still the leading English-speaking destination. Vietnam ranks 6th among places of origin....
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Graffiti is visual pollution, an eyesore Vietnam can do without

The newest pollution kid on the block in Vietnam is visual, a recent disturbing phenomenon in major urban centers – graffiti....
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