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  • Capital Abuja
  • Official Languages English
  • Population 169.3 million
  • International tertiary students 70,043 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 398
  • Australian share (percentage) 1 percent

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MIP Education Insight - Nigeria
Wednesday, July 23, 2014ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Reports
Nigeria is an emerging market for Australia, with international student commencements doubling since 2010. While growth is occuring from a small base, Nigerian students are choosing to study in divers ...
Webinar to explore growing potential for Australian education providers in West Africa
Tuesday, October 29, 2013Higher education | Austrade update
West Africa holds great potential as a source of student recruitment for Australian providers. Opportunities also exist for academic cooperation and exchanges in the medium-term.
New British Council Report on TNE highlights next wave of opportunityMIP subscribers only
Thursday, October 03, 2013Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Transnational education
A new report by the British Council, The Shape of Things to Come: The evolution of transnational education; data, definitions, opportunities and impacts analysis, provides a detailed study of transnat ...
Austrade hosts first education agents training in Lagos
Monday, September 09, 2013Higher education | Austrade update
Austrade recently hosted the first Australian education agents training in Lagos, Nigeria, together with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) and Navitas. While large numbers of Nigeri ...
Education fairs provide insights for engaging West African marketsMIP subscribers only
Friday, June 28, 2013Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
The British Canadian International Education fair, held in Accra (Ghana) and Lagos and Abuja (Nigeria) in June, attracted between 300–500 visitors in each city. Interest in Australian education was ev ...

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