“The role of higher education is being questioned, but it has never been more critical. Technologies such as artificial intelligence are beginning to demonstrate a profound impact on society and particularly on work. Higher education needs to respond to these challenges, which impact higher education through the medium of business trends.” Gartner – Top 10 Business Trends Impacting Higher Education in 2020.


  • Top 10 Business Trends Impacting Higher Education in 2020 (Mar 2020)


Webinar 06 July 2020 – Top 10 Higher Education Trends: Midway Through an Unusual Year.


Top 10 Higher Education Trends Midway Through an Unusual Year

Webinar 10 August 2020 –   Prepare for the Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19 and the Next Normal in Higher Education.



Frost & Sullivan

  • Post-Pandemic Growth Opportunity Analysis of the Global E-Learning Market (Apr 2020)



  • Education (by Country)


IBISWorld (UK)

  • Universities in the UK (March 2020)
  • Third-Level Education in Ireland (May 2019)


IBISWorld (US)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • For-Profit Universities
  • Colleges and Universities (by State)


IBISWorld (AUS/NZ/China)  

  • Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Australia (April 2020)
  • Universities in New Zealand (April 2020)
  • University and other Higher Education in Australia (March 2020)
  • Technical and Vocational Education and Training in New Zealand (May 2019)


AMA Research

  • Education Construction Market Report UK 2019-2023 (Nov 2019)



  • Universities
  • Independent Schools


EBSCO and Proquest databases can also be used to search for articles on different sectors for universities and 3rd level education.

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