30 septembre 2015

Career and academic benefit significant to MOOC graduates

By Natalie Marsh. Nearly three-quarters of participants who have completed a Massive Open Online Course say that the course had a positive impact on their career, according to a recent study. More...

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Spanish agency, Timpany, files for insolvency

By Natalie Marsh. Spain-based education agency, Timpany, has filed for insolvency this month, after operating in the language travel space for 12 years. More...

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UK to welcome postgraduate scholars from Peru

By Natalie Marsh. The UK arm of Peru’s PRONABEC postgraduate scholarship programme was launched earlier this month, and is expected to fund 200 Peruvian postgraduate students to study at UK universities per year. More...

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US: international students driving graduate enrolment

By Natalie Marsh. First-time enrolments at US graduate schools from international students increased by 11.2% between autumn 2013 and autumn 2014, according to a recent report from the Council of Graduate Schools. More...

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HEIs press ‘start’ on gamification in recruitment

By Natalie Marsh. Gaming interfaces are making their way to the international student recruitment sphere and marketers say they enhance the user experience and increase institutions’ profiles. More...

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Required EMI proving a handicap for students and teachers in Asia

By Natalie Marsh. English medium instruction may be helping Asian universities improve their rankings, but students and professors alike say it’s not always an improvement to learning and teaching methods. More...

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Global University Systems to restructure

By Sara Custer. Amid Tier 4 licence suspension discussions, Global University Systems has announced an organisational restructuring. The owner of the London School of Business and Finance, St Patrick’s College and the University of Law, will place its entities into two qualifications divisions: vocational and academic. More...

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Aus: Chinese work-holiday visas “filled in minutes”

By Sara Custer. An announcement on the first tranche of Work and Holiday visas for young Chinese people from Australia’s Minister for Immigration and Border Protection reads more like concert ticket sales than visa applications. More...

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Technology, access dominate EAIE discussions

By Sara Custer. Universities should embrace consumer technology if they are to truly evolve and provide relevant, affordable education, Donald Clark, education entrepreneur urged delegates at the European Association of International Education (#EAIE2015) conference in Glasgow last week. More...

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Overseas education demand unstirred amid China slowdown

By Sara Custer. The recent slowdown in China’s economy may have dented commodity markets across the globe, but stakeholders in the international education sector say demand for an overseas education goes untouched. More...

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