03 février 2016

Southern, Eastern Europeans reap most benefit from Erasmus

By Beckie Smith. Studying or working abroad through the European mobility programme Erasmus has a notably bigger impact on students’ long-term employability in Eastern and Southern Europe than elsewhere, a new study has found. More...

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Japan: mixed response to recruitment shift

By Beckie Smith. Japan’s business association, Keidanren, has brought forward the national start date for its companies’ rigorous graduate hiring processes. More...

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IIE announces 2016 Heiskell awards winners

By Beckie Smith. The Institute of International Education has announced the winners of its annual Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education, which include for the first time an award for Internationalising the Historically Black Colleges and Universities. More...

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US: STEM post-study work curtailment stayed for 90 days

By Beckie Smith. The 17-month extension of a year-long US post-study work programme for STEM graduates will stay in place until May 10, it was announced this week. More...

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HE alliance to pilot MOOC credit transfer system

By Beckie Smith. Six universities around the world are developing a MOOC credit transfer system that would enable students to gain credit towards their degrees from online courses at other institutions. More...

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Brazil: study abroad exempt from new overseas payment tax

By Beckie Smith. Study abroad programmes will be exempt from a new 25% tax on overseas payments that was announced last week, the Department of Federal Revenue has announced, prompting a sigh of relief among stakeholders that send and receive Brazilian students abroad. More...

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Indian government gives student travel warning after US deportations

By Beckie Smith. The Indian government has urged students travelling to the US to ensure they have the necessary documentation and conduct due diligence on education institutions, after what it called denial of entry to the US “on a large scale” to Indian students admitted to two colleges in California. More...

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Indian government proposes opening up IITs to foreign students

By Beckie Smith. Foreign students could soon be permitted to study at prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology, due to a new proposal from the Human Resource Development Ministry that it hopes will attract more international students and raise the country’s standing in global academic league tables. More...

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Sprachcaffe to open German school in Munich

By Beckie Smith. Sprachcaffe, a Frankfurt-based language school with branches in 12 countries, will open a new school in Munich next month answering to increased demand from students to prepare for university study in Germany and adult language courses. With the new addition, the company now operates 26 schools. More...

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Germany: F+U, HTWK launch HE pathway

By Beckie Smith. German language school F+U Academy of Languages and HTWK – University of Applied Sciences have established a joint pathway programme for international students looking to study economics at tertiary level in the country. More...

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