Upcoming Events

Plan to join AIRC at the following events this year:



AIRC Webinar Series


A Series of Member Only "Town Hall" webinars for a candid institutional-agency dialogue on the current climate. Please contact AIRC for the link to register or for the recordings of past webinars. 
AIRC Community Discussion: Recruiting in South America 
May 19 at 11:30 AM Eastern Time

AIRC Community Discussion: Commission Fees in 2020 and Beyond
May 1 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 AIRC Open Discussion: Recruiting Tips During these Times: China 
April 1 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time
AIRC Open Discussion: Recruiting Tips During these Times: Europe
March 30 at 1 PM Eastern Time
AIRC Open Discussion: Recruiting Tips During these Times: India  
March 25 at 9:30 AM Eastern Time
A Tale of Two Markets: Navigating Recruiting Uncertainty in China and Japan Register Now
June 16, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time 
Students from Northeast Asia made up 42% of international students in the US last year. Greater China and Japan are comparatively reliable sending markets, but they are not immune from broader uncertainty in international student recruitment in America. 

George T. Sipos
University of Missouri, St. Louis

Gavin Newton Tanzer 
Sunrise International

Completed Webinars
Completed Webinars: AIRC members can login to their portals to view. 
Incorporating Agency-based Recruitment into Your Enrollment Plan 
If you are new to agency-based recruitment or attempting to incorporate the use of agencies in your strategic enrollment plan, this webinar will cover: selecting quality agencies, maintaining successful relationships, achieving optimal enrollment results, staffing, quality standards, budget development, obtaining leadership buy-in and basic contracts.
Coronavirus: Implications and Recommendations for International Recruiters
Obtain updates on the status of closures and postponements in addition to recruiting tips during the coronavirus crisis.

A World Beyond Wechat: The Latest Trends in China’s Digital Landscape and What They Mean for Recruiters 
This webinar provided information about: 
-China's search engine and social media landscape and identify how universities can recruit Chinese students from afar. 
-Established platforms as well as new trends like the fragmentation of the search landscape and emerging platforms like Toutiao and Douyin (China's TikTok). 
-Useful case studies in how universities have formed their Chinese digital identities.

Will AI Disrupt the Agency Model as We Know It?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is creeping into all aspects of modern life, even the counseling of students looking for an overseas education experience. With the rise of online and virtual counseling sites, what is at stake for the ‘traditional’ in-person counseling model? What is the impact for universities? Two colleagues - one on each side of this debate - will provide their thoughts and perspectives. 


Save the Date! 
AIRC's 12th Annual Conference

Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego
December 9 - 12, 2020