The world is increasingly driven by technology. Certainly, university and college campuses are no exception. A whopping one billion more digital-native millennial students will emerge worldwide over the next 20 years, predicts IBIS Capital/Ed Tech Global 2016. (more…)
The first rule of business is to know your customer. For those of us in the higher education community, this would be an easy question, right?
Our “customers” are generally 18-25-year-olds, recent high school graduates who feel fortunate to receive guidance on how to expand their horizons and launch their careers. (more…)
A casual observer might think educational success is an outcome of good teaching and a well-constructed curriculum. Many (including myself) in the education community know that those elements are a crucial parts of a massive landscape.
And, now more than ever, we know that students reach their potential when they are supported academically as well as personally by a community that fosters individual growth, independence and meaningful engagement. (more…)
A few years ago, my wife and I sent our oldest abroad to high school. We were all equally nervous. This was a boy for whom we had cared, worried over and fed for 18 years. Yet, suddenly, he was supposed to do it all himself? (more…)
Since 1996, Sodexo has provided housing services to more than 1,000 students living on two campuses at University of Greenwich on the outskirts of London. The program has been so successful that it became the model for our global Student Living offer, shaping the way we look at the student journey around the world. (more…)
Shifting global trends have had a significant impact on the business, economic and political landscapes—and the academic world is not immune. (more…)