In 2018, five million students crossed a border to pursue exciting and new opportunities afforded to them through ever popular study abroad programmes. That number is expected to reach eight million in 2025.* 
This global paper highlights the importance of mitigating safety, security, health and wellness risks for those students, staff and faculty visiting or going abroad. It explores the key mobility risks and challenges faced by universities and higher education institutions as well as some of the solutions and best practices.

Download the paper to read more on:

  • International mobility in the higher education sector from the perspective of the Institute of International Education (IIE).
  • Student mobility trends and International SOS assistance cases.  
  • Universities’ legal responsibilities.
  • Protecting the emotional wellbeing of students, faculty and staff.
  • Mitigating LGBTQ travel security risks.
  • Global teleconsultation services for students, faculty and staff.
  • Interviews with higher education risk practitioners.

* Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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