Private Higher Education Institution (HEI): Generally, a higher education institution that does not receive state funding. For Education in Ireland purposes, private HEIs who fall under their national qualifications framework, are government recognized and sign up to a code of practice in relation to student welfare.
Inbound/International Student: A student who undertakes part, or all of their higher education experience in Ireland, if Ireland is not their country of domicile. Data reported to Project Atlas only reflect full-time enrollments on a full program of study. This includes inbound Erasmus students, Junior Year Abroad students, Overseas campus students, other inbound exchange students.
Outbound Student: A student participating in Erasmus and other short-term/exchange outbound education abroad experiences.