18 mars 2016

Aus: World Class contest winners announced

By Beckie Smith. Rehabilitating brain injury patients during a physiotherapy placement in Cambodia, living in “a tiny shoebox near Montmartre” and visiting a dog café in Korea – these were some of the experiences showcased in the submissions to the World Class Show & Tell short video competition that aimed to promote study abroad to students in Australia. More...

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UoPeople launches tuition-free MBA

By Beckie Smith. University of the People, the tuition-free, accredited online university, is launching what it has said will be the world’s most cost-effective MBA programme. More...

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Thailand LGBTQ+ study abroad course launched

By Beckie Smith. The University of Maryland has launched a new LGBTQ+ Empowerment study abroad programme that will enable students to learn from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and allied “change agents” in Thailand. More...

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Help students better articulate benefits of study abroad, HE urged

By Beckie Smith. While study abroad can be a huge asset in the graduate job market, many graduates are unable to articulate the benefits of these experiences to potential employers, stakeholders warned at a symposium on student mobility in the Asia Pacific region in Melbourne this month. More...

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Japan: study abroad boosts quality of life, career skills, survey suggests

By Beckie Smith. Japanese graduates who have studied abroad report gaining skills beneficial to their careers and having a higher quality of life than those who have not, new research has shown. More...

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APAIE: Asia Pacific HE seeks ‘bolder goals’ beyond mobility

By Beckie Smith. Alumni engagement, substantive partnership building and improving the student experience topped the discussion agenda at the Asia Pacific Association for International Education‘s annual conference in Melbourne last week, signalling what many in the region say is a phase of professionalisation in the Asia Pacific. More...

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2016 funding for Italy’s PON scheme still unconfirmed

By Beckie Smith. ELT providers in the UK are waiting anxiously to find out if funding for Italy’s PON scheme, which provides group scholarships for language study abroad in Europe, will be released this year. This, along with the programme’s challenges and opportunities, was a hot topic of discussion among providers in London this week. More...

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UK: new course price calculator app launches

By Beckie Smith. International Education Connect Ltd, the publisher of English language course search portal, English in Britain, has created a new online plugin for language school websites that aims to help students understand the true cost of studying abroad. More...

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Unis explore global alumni value in ‘advancement’

By Amy Baker. Universities should not underestimate the value of international alumni in advancing the purpose and agenda of global universities, contributing to universities’ internationalisation objectives such as corporate affiliations, partnerships and student recruitment. More...

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UK: VCs support ‘vital’ EU membership in open letter

By Natalie Marsh. With the future of the UK’s position in the European Union set to be decided in a referendum in just under four months, 103 university vice-chancellors in the UK have signed an open letter, urging “the British public to consider the vital role the EU plays in supporting our world-class universities”. More...

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