15 juillet 2016

Home Office has launched a dedicated service for universities sponsoring international students

TheSequitur.comThe Immigration services were launched after feedback about the importance of Universities within the higher education sector. Universities as sponsors would have a dedicated point of contact within the United Kingdom border agency as well as access to expert advice and information. More...

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What being a ‘ranked university’ means

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "philstar.com logo"Annually, academic consulting firms like Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education release what they call global rankings of universities. These rankings have been an outcome of the globalization of higher education. Higher education is now a “new sport,” of course with undertones of making these “globally-ranked” reputations bases to help bolster universities’ academic missions and entrepreneurial standing. More...

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Elite universities break away by calling for cap on student places

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Matthew Knott. The nation's elite Group of Eight universities have proposed that the federal government reintroduce limits on how many students each university can enrol, a suggestion slammed by other vice-chancellors as "cancerous" and "selfish". More...

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China international schools boom as more students vie for foreign universities

By AT Editor. A decade earlier, less than 4 percent of graduates from a popular high school in Beijing, known for high quality teachers who groomed students for elite universities, left to study abroad each year.
The majority chose to pursue their higher studies at home, with the brightest among them heading to top-ranking institutions like Peking University and Tsinghua University, said Shi Guopeng, heads of the Beijing No. 4 High School’s international program. More...

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4,5 Millionen Studenten leben weltweit im Ausland

Expat News LogoVon Jarrett Carter. Auslandsaufenthalte sind bei deutschen Studenten ziemlich beliebt. Und die Lust auf fremde Länder und Kulturen scheint ungebrochen. Stagnierte der Anteil an Studierenden, die zumindest für ein paar Wochen oder Monate der Heimat-Universität den Rücken kehren, lange bei rund einem Drittel, so stieg er von 2013 bis 2015 deutlich von 32 auf 37 Prozent. Mehr...

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Higher ed leaders talk education's role in bridging international divides

By Jarrett Carter. Colleges and universities are among the few organizations which can seek partnerships with government encouraging exchange of technology, human capital and knowledge base. If these three countries can demonstrate shared vision for making the world healthier, smarter and richer, the rest of the globe would certainly, and quickly, take notice. More...

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Australia, Canada fast turning into easier, better options for higher studies

By . The United States is currently the most sought-after destination for higher studies but students here are increasingly exploring opportunities in Australia and Canada. This is evident in the increasing number of inquiries and walk-ins noticed at overseas consultancies, especially in the past five months. More...

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13 Moroccan Universities Among Best Arab Universities

Morocco World NewsBy . This is only the second survey of Arab universities conducted by this organization, and represents the largest in-depth coverage of education in the region. Over 120 Arab schools across 18 countries have been categorized according to 11 indicators that measure their “academic research performance and reputation,” as stated by US News and World Report.
Saudi Arabia and Egypt dominate the top spots. Saudi Arabia holds the first three rankings, with King Saud University topping the list. Egypt has five of the next twenty positions, including number four. US News and World Report considers Egypt to be its top-ranking nation, given its 25 universities in overall rankings, followed by Algeria with 20, and Saudi Arabia with 16. Morocco was fourth, adding 13 schools to the list. More...

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Southern Africa stabilising the higher education sector

Southern Times AfricaBy . With the mission statement of the SADC being “to promote sustainable and equitable economic growth and socio-economic development”, the greater vision, is to accomplish these through efficient productive systems; deeper co-operation and integration; good governance; and durable peace and security. More...

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Cambodia’s Universities Need to Do Research, Say Scholars

logoBy Hean Socheata and Nov Povleakhena. Cambodia’s universities were devastated in the 1970s by the civil war and the brutal Khmer Rouge era, when education was abolished and academics were actively targeted. For many more years afterward, the sector was not prioritized, as basic education services had to be restored. More...

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