International Higher Education for Whom? Expatriate Students, Choice-making and International (Im)mobility in the Northern United Arab Emirates

  • Lee Rensimer University of Wisconsin-Madison
Keywords: International student mobility, choice-making, student choice, expatriates, international higher education, United Arab Emirates

Abstract

This article identifies a research gap on expatriate students attending international branch campuses in their country of residence, and presents evidence that they are insufficiently distinguished from international students in research on student mobility and choice-making. It finds that the priorities and enrollment choices of expatriates are often understood using the same analytical language as for students who migrate for the purpose of education, particularly through the use of rationalist
Published
2018-12-06
How to Cite
Rensimer, L. (2018). International Higher Education for Whom? Expatriate Students, Choice-making and International (Im)mobility in the Northern United Arab Emirates. FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.18275/fire201603021092