16 mars 2015

UK rebrands ‘HTS’, moots rating most compliant sponsors

By  Beckie Smith. The term ‘Highly Trusted Sponsor’ will no longer be used to denote a UK education institution’s eligibility to sponsor Tier 4 visas from April 6, the Home Office has confirmed. More...

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Private providers unify in UK pre-election manifesto

By  Beckie Smith. The UK’s leading association for independent higher and further education providers, Study UK, has become the second sector association to advocate for more globally competitive government policy in a manifesto launched last week. More...

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Nascent efforts seek to solve Gulf gender gap

By Eman Kamel, . With opportunities to access world-class higher education and procure generous financial aid, an increasing number of Qatari students are pursuing higher education in their country. But rising enrollment isn’t reducing a persistent gender gap, educators say, as more women than men get university degrees in Qatar and across the Gulf region. More...

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A Growing Number of Arab Universities Seek International Accreditation

By . Roughly forty miles from the bustling, historic city of Fez, a public university in a Moroccan mountain range is seeking American accreditation. With its business school, language center and computer science program already accredited by agencies overseas, Al Akhawayn University, which teaches in English, is pursing an international stamp of approval for the whole institution. More...

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University transforms student services with app platform innovation

eCampus NewsAccording to the University of Maryland, which has partnered with rSmart and Internet2, the University will provide access to approximately 130 campus services in one location, from any computer or mobile device. More...

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How coding is connecting minorities to tech scholarships

eCampus NewsDev Bootcamp is celebrating three years of helping individuals reach career goals with a renewed effort to encourage more women and underrepresented minorities to enter the tech sector. More...

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University transforms student services with app platform innovation

eCampus NewsAccording to the University of Maryland, which has partnered with rSmart and Internet2, the University will provide access to approximately 130 campus services in one location, from any computer or mobile device. More...

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How interactive profiles could help provide CBE credibility

eCampus NewsUdacity and Accredible have partnered to provide Udacity’s Nanodegree program students with professional profiles powered by Accredible, which develops interactive certificate technology. More...

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ASU’s sustainability academy launches with unique curriculum

eCampus NewsToday’s students will become tomorrow’s leaders, and educating them about sustainability is increasingly important in light of the complex social, economic and environmental issues the world faces. More...

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New trend sees admissions uncovering what’s behind a student’s GPA

eCampus NewsBy Andrew Barbour. In college admissions offices, the CRM is king. Over the past decade, the sophistication of systems such as TargetX, SlateCRM, and Hobsons has increased exponentially, giving schools the ability to slice and dice student data and interact with prospects in a highly personalized fashion. Today, these same CRMs are also playing a major part in tracking what admission officers call “demonstrated interest”—how serious a student is about attending a particular college. More...

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