30 janvier 2015

Bell seeks to double revenue by 2019 with focus on pathways

By  Katie Duncan. One of the UK’s largest English language companies, Bell English, aims to double its revenue to £38m by 2019 by extending the brand’s focus from ELT provider to a world renowned pathway and ELT services provider. More...

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Gaza refugee raises £15,000 to study in UK

By  Beckie Smith. A Palestinian community and human rights activist has raised more than £15,000 towards the cost of studying in the UK in six weeks through online crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo. More...

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Online university application guide BridgeU launches

By  Beckie Smith. An online ‘software-as-service’ platform that coaches prospective international students through the US university application process has launched this month, before expanding to UK institutions in March. More...

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Russia’s top universities establish joint student recruitment centre

By  Beckie Smith. Russia’s 15-strong Association of Global Universities is in the process of establishing a unified student recruitment initiative that aims to recruit up to 15,000 international students annually. More...

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NZ: International students up 12%; sector worth $2.85bn

By  Beckie Smith. New Zealand’s international education industry is now valued at NZ$2.85bn (US$2.12bn) following 12% year-on-year growth in student numbers for the first two trimesters of 2014, new statistics published by Education New Zealand reveal. More...

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Malaysia has one of highest proportions of international students pursuing higher education

HomeMalaysia has one of the highest proportions of international versus domestic students in the academic world with the average ratio being almost 1:10.
Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said over the past decade, the country had become the fastest growing destination for international students, attracting an annual increase of over 16%.
"This shows that education in Malaysia is not just affordable, but also accessible and welcoming," he said in his speech when opening the Education Malaysia International Development & Marketing Convention 2015, here, today. More...

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Yale, US colleges invest in diversity among international students

By Michael Melia. Yupei Guo does not fit the mold of the traditional Ivy League student from China: Her journalist parents are neither rich nor members of the governing elite.
Growing up, she thought the cost would make it impossible for her to attend one of the famed American universities. But by the time she applied to Yale, it was among the U.S. schools investing in more economic diversity among their growing ranks of international students. More...

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Scots university plans fees refund for UK, overseas students who fail

Herald ScotlandBy Andrew Denholm. Fee-paying students at a Scottish university will be the first to have their costs waived if they fail to graduate under radical proposals. More...

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China Further Tightens Grip on the Internet

The New York TimesBy . Jing Yuechen, the founder of an Internet start-up here in the Chinese capital, has no interest in overthrowing the Communist Party. But these days she finds herself cursing the nation’s smothering cyberpolice as she tries — and fails — to browse photo-sharing websites like Flickr and struggles to stay in touch with the Facebook friends she has made during trips to France, India and Singapore. More...

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Educational Endowments Return 15.5 Percent In FY2014

ValueWalkA number of institutions increased practicing risk limits, guidelines and stress tests in managing their portfolios.
Educational Endowments attained a 15.5% average investment returns for the fiscal 2014, according to the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments based on the final data from 832 colleges and universities in the United States. More...

A number of institutions increased practicing risk limits, guidelines and stress tests in managing their portfolios

Educational Endowments attained a 15.5% average investment returns for the fiscal 2014, according to the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments based on the final data from 832 colleges and universities in the United States.

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