18 mars 2016

The Netherlands extends window to apply for year-long residence permit

By Natalie Marsh. A change in permit rules in the Netherlands will give international students an extended period of time to apply for year-long residence though the Orientation Year permit, following graduation, it has been announced. More...

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Uni of Reading inaugurates Malaysian campus

By Natalie Marsh. The University of Reading in Malaysia officially inaugurated its new campus in Iskandar, Johor last week, which will have the capacity to cater for 3,000 students. More...

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WeSpeke launches TOEFL test prep lessons

By Natalie Marsh. Social language learning platform, WeSpeke, has begun offering lessons for the first time for users planning to take the TOEFL iBT test. More...

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UK: Asian, black students benefit most from study abroad, IU reports

By Natalie Marsh. Black and Asian students benefit the most from a period of study overseas, with a bigger gap than average in unemployment rates between mobile and non-mobile graduates of UK universities, according to a new report from the UK’s Higher Education International Unit. More...

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Aus consortium to help with India upskilling

By Natalie Marsh. A consortium of public and private training providers has been formed in Queensland, Australia to support the mass upskilling of India’s youth population. More...

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Mexico: cost big deterrent from UK ELT, says report

By Natalie Marsh. Highlighting promotional packages and communicating the appeal of cities outside London can help when marketing UK ELT to Mexican students, a British Council report recommends. More...

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US: Distance learning enrolments up despite for-profit drop

By Beckie Smith. More than one in four students in the US was enrolled on at least one distance learning course in 2014, new research by the Babson Survey Research Group has shown. More...

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Erasmus+ awards €918m mobility grants in year one, focus on access

By Beckie Smith. The new Erasmus+ programme has paid out €918m in grants for studying, training or volunteering abroad in 2014, the European Commission has said, funding work and study abroad for more than 500,000 students and 150,000 staff across Europe. More...

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Navitas reports earnings up, North America growth ambitions

By Beckie Smith. Navitas has announced “solid growth” in revenue, earnings and margins so far in FY2016, though contract closures will keep earnings in line with 2015’s, the company has predicted. More...

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UoPeople receives $1m for Syria scholarships

By Beckie Smith. The University of the People, a non-profit, tuition-free online university based in the US, has received a $1m donation from Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss foundation supporting projects in sustainable development and education, towards scholarships for Syrian refugees. More...

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