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Chen, Jia; Zhou, George – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2019
Since 2000, an increasing number of Chinese international students have been entering North American universities, and many have experienced issues with a sense of belonging, which in turn can impact their academic and social performance and psychological well-being. However, limited research on this topic focuses exclusively on Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Universities, Foreign Countries, Sense of Community
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Ching, Yuerong; Renes, Susan L.; McMurrow, Samantha; Simpson, Joni; Strange, Anthony T. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
Chinese international students often find it challenging to adjust to attending college in the United States (US). There is limited research addressing Chinese international college students' adjustment in the US. Drawing on what literature exists combined with research addressing Chinese immigrants' transition and international students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Barriers, Foreign Countries
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Tung, Mei-Ling – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Recent economic development in China not only has improved the overall living standards of Chinese people, but it has also created a new middle class. Another impact of the economic development is the increasing demand for educated workers. Subsequently, the demand for quality higher education has also increased. With more than 50% of the world's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Adjustment, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students
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Montgomery, Catherine – London Review of Education, 2016
Transnational partnerships between universities can illustrate the changing political,social, and cultural terrain of global higher education. Drawing on secondary data analysis of government educational statistics, university web pages, and a comprehensive literature review, this article focuses on transnational partnerships with particular…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Higher Education, International Cooperation
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McMahon, Patrick – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2011
Higher institutions in the United Kingdom (UK) have responded enthusiastically to two prime ministers' "Initiatives for International Education" to promote Britain as a destination for overseas students and international fees from Chinese students now play an important role in the funding of the UK university sector. Yet it is not clear…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Cognitive Style, Foreign Students