Alumno Founder & CEO Michael Bartlett appointed Sannam S4 Group Global Managing Director, Education

Sannam S4 Group, a leading international education services provider, announced today its acquisition of Alumno, a Singapore-based education consultancy offering strategic advice and implementation support to universities, education organizations and governments on marketing and branding, TNE, partnership development and student recruitment throughout the Asia region. “Acquiring Alumno is an important …

Opportunities for international recruitment post-pandemic

United States international student enrolments this fall semester dropped by more than 40% amid COVID-19 disruptions, but even before the pandemic, international students were beginning to look elsewhere for an education. We all knew that international student enrolments at US universities would be down this term as a result of …

Volume 11: Recruiting Latin American Students the Power of 7

With COVID 19 posing more challenges than ever before within international student recruitment, there has never been a more important time for universities to go that extra mile and manage a tailored approach to attract students. From over 10 years´ experience working with student recruitment in Latin America, below are …

Volume 10: Challenges & opportunities for Higher Education in Latin America & the Caribbean the fallout from COVID

Universities in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) were already facing daunting challenges before the global pandemic. Rising enrollments that overwhelmed institutional capacity, rigid governance structures, and severe budget restrictions have strained institutions across the region. The pandemic has not only compounded existing problems but has also created new difficulties …

Volume 9: Teaching & learning – Changing the way we do it

Victoria University (VU) changed the landscape of Higher Education in Australia in 2018 when they introduced a revolutionary new model of student learning, known as The VU Way.   Other universities require students to undertake four subjects at once over a 12 week semester followed by a period of exams and …

Overview of Online Education in India

Significant advancements are being made in online education in India as a result of its exponentially developing technology. With a population of over 1.3 billion and the availability of high-speed internet and smartphones, India has a massive base of technologically-driven consumers as the educational landscape shifts in response to the …

Sannam S4 Collaborates with Yocket for a Panel Discussion Series

The panel discussion series announced on LinkedIn on June 2, 2020, will provide a platform for open dialogue between students and some of Sannam S4’s university partners. The series will be hosted on Yocket: an online platform offering a multitude of services to help students manage their plans to study …

Volume 8: The Role of Higher Education in Enhancing Social Enterprise

Since the internet age began, higher education has become more global. The internet has allowed the learner and educator to connect globally, or, as Manuel Castells famously coined the phrase, to become a ‘Network Society’ (Castells, 1996). This network society has developed a new wave of economic, social, political, and …

Digital and Social Media Landscape India

Digital and Social Media Landscape in India

With the deep penetration of internet connectivity among people, the number of social media users in India have been growing constantly. The Indian government-sponsored Digital India initiative has also contributed greatly to this growth. The year 2020, which came under the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic, saw much resort to …

Volume 7: Tax Exposures For Foreign Higher-Ed Institutions in India

As we write this article, the COVID-19 Pandemic is engulfing our world and invoking unprecedented responses and strategies. Global sectors are facing drastic challenges that re-defines the basic modalities of running international operations. The coming years, probably at least the first-half of this decade, will see a paradigm shift where …

Volume 6: Coronavirus Crisis and Digital Education Preparedness

The news magazine Inside Higher Ed published on January 16, 2020, an article titled “Takedown of Online Education”. It featured a US-based research report titled “Does Online Education Live up to Its Promise?” The report was rather negative on online education, especially on fully online courses, apparently aiming to discourage …

top social media trends in india

Top Social Media Trends in India

Social Media Statistics and Facts, You Need to Know Facebook Facts Facebook has 260 million active users in India—that’s the highest they have in any country The largest user group by age on Facebook is 18–24 years, with a whopping 97.2 million users In terms of the number of users …

Volume 5: Impact of EdTech In Changing How India Learns & Skills

In Sep 2019 Zomato laid off 541 employees on the account of automation improving the speed of service resolution. In Nov 2019 Cognizant removed employees from their current roles, and planned to reskill and redeploy a fraction, leading to a net reduction of about 5,000 to 7,000 jobs. These are …

Volume 4: Developing Global Talent Through Higher Education

The Global Skills Mismatch According to global recruiting firm ManpowerGroup, more employers than ever are struggling to fill open positions – 45% globally confirm that they are unable to find the skills they need – the highest talent mismatch figure in over a decade (ManpowerGroup, 2018). Challenges related to the …

USIKE Leads Higher Education Delegation to India

The U.S.-India Knowledge Exchange (USIKE), supported by Sannam S4 and the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), is leading a delegation of U.S. universities to New Delhi, Ahmedabad, and Mumbai from 15th to  20th  January 2019. The group of universities which includes University of California Berkeley, Drexel University, Purdue University, Lehigh …