About the webinar:

Since the 2010/11 academic year, international student mobility from Australia and New Zealand to the U.S. has increased by 25% and 38% respectively (IIE Open Doors 2016). To take advantage of this increase in mobility from the two countries, this webinar will familiarize you with their education systems, and  provide an overview of programs and documentation standards to help you make the most reliable admissions decision for your institution. 

Gain insights into:

  • Salient features of the education systems and how they differ
  • Insights into student mobility trends to and from Australia and New Zealand
  • How to obtain, verify and evaluate academic documents from the two countries



Aditi Kadakia

Senior Manager of Knowledge Analyst

Aditi came to WES in 2011 after serving as an education Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique for 2 years. She specializes in the analysis and evaluation of credentials from the Indian subcontinent, Caribbean and African commonwealth countries, Australia and New Zealand.


Jing Guan

Advanced Evaluation Specialist

Jing Guan is an advanced evaluation specialist at WES. She has published articles and presented at conferences on topics in international education. Jing earned a master's degree in international education from New York University, and a bachelor's degree in English from Sun Yat-sen University, China.


Alejandro Ortiz

Senior Research Associate

Alejandro is a regular contributor to WES original research reports and World Education News and Reviews (WENR). He recently wrote an article on Academic Mobility in the Middle East and Egypt: If not West, Where Will Students Go? Alejandro earned a master’s degree in public administration from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico.