Diplomatic relations between Canada and India are at a low ebb following an allegation by the Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, that the Indian government may have been involved in the
A discussion paper issued by four Canadian Senators on 20 September 2023 examines the key challenges threatening the integrity of Canada's international student program. Education agents are included on the
On 1 June 2023, the Higher Education Quality Council within the Royal Government of Bhutan's Qualifications and Professionals Certification Authority issued a public notice to students, and their parents, who
A recent session of the Legislative Assembly of the Indian state of Kerala included consideration of recent reports of Indian students who are studying abroad, or seeking to do so,
In late January 2023, Kochi City Police announced that it will increase its inspections on education agencies, as well as recruitment and travel agencies. The crack down was prompted by a
On 14 February 2023, CBC News Edmonton published the story of 25-year-old Karamjeet Kaur, a disabled Indian student who faces removal from Canada due to a fake letter of admission
Indian media outlets are reporting the arrest by Rachakonda police of seven members of a gang who were operating a fake education/degree certificate scam. The accused reportedly admitted to selling
The long running US college admission fraud scandal is finally drawing to a close, and the man behind it all - William 'Rick' Singer - will soon face his day
An episode of Canadian investigative journalism program, The Fifth Estate, on 12 October 2022, shone a light on international student recruitment in Canada, including the role of education agents and aggregators.
In mid-December, the Deputy Commissioner of Hyderabad City Police in India issued a public warning about dishonest education agents: Please do not believe Fake Educational Consultancies, [or] Mediators/Agents of other state
Regional media in the Waterloo region of Canada is reporting that ApplyBoard cut 90 of its 1500 staff on Monday 28 November. The staff ApplyBoard has let go are from
A recent story in Indian newspaper, The Hindu, describes how many Indian students now seek help from the police to check on education agents that they are considering working with.
In a statement on 9 November 2022, the Executive Director of the American International Recruitment Council (AIRC), Brian Whalen, officially launched the International Enrollment Management (IEM) Standards for Higher Education
In late October, Iranian police announced the arrest of five members of a gang who had scammed millions of dollars from people on the false promise of sending them to
Trends show that victims that come to the “TRNC” with student visas are deceived by agents that are used as a shield by the traffickers.Nigeria's National Agency for the Prohibition
In a Linkedin post on 13 July 2022, Jenny Nieveen, the president and CEO of OHLA Schools in the US, announced the launch of "new AI University Admission Platform" UniApplyNow.
In a speech on 19 July 2022, the Prime Minister of Tanzania, Kassim Majaliwa, instructed the country's Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to manage and closely monitor the conduct
In January 2022, AgentBee posted about the arrest in Algeria of a criminal gang suspected of scamming Algerian university students out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Algerian authorities said
In May 2022, the Canadian Parliament's Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration tabled its report, 'Differential Treatment in Recruitment and Acceptance Rates of Foreign Students in Quebec and in the
According to Canadian media reports the Government of British Columbia has commenced legal action to seize assets from immigration consultant Vipan Datta, his wife, Ritu, consultant Kuldeep Kaur and her