Recruiting students for higher education courses has become more challenging. The biggest threat comes from the rising costs and mounting student debt, making many young adults opt for going straight into work rather than education.
It has become harder to attract both domestic and international students. A report by the Higher Education Funding Council found that international and EU student numbers fell from 311,800 in 2011-2012 to 307,205 in 2012-2013. These students now face increased fees and stricter visa regulations. Read more » about Student Recruitment Methods Are Changing