15 juillet 2016

Russian University inaugurates African students union

newsBy Hans Bernard. The National University of Science and Technology (NUST), MISIS Russia has hosted the opening ceremony of the African student union. The idea of the body is to unite all students from African into a common bloc. More...

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African envoys call for 'flexible' visa norms in India

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "timesofindia.indiatimes.com logo"By PTI. African envoys today made a strong pitch for making the Indian visa regime more flexible, especially for students and diplomats.
Sola Enikanolaiye, acting High Commissioner of Nigeria, said countries like China, Brazil and South Africa have an agreement with African countries which makes the visa process hassle-free. More...

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University PNG students and staff feel the squeeze

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "radionz.co.nz logo"By Chen Huizhi. There is no money to help students being evicted from the University of Papua New Guinea to return home to their provinces, according to the Higher Education Minister.
Malakai Tabar's comment comes after the UPNG yesterday suspended the first semester and gave about 5,000 students occupying its campuses 48 hours to leave. More...

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Bahrain to bolster quality of higher education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oxfordbusinessgroup.com logo"In a bid to turn the kingdom into a knowledge-based economy, the British Accreditation Council (BAC) is rolling out Bahrain’s national university accreditation system following the completion of the second of several pilot inspections at the turn of the year.
Launched in December, the accreditation system is the result of an agreement between the BAC and the HEC and aims to ensure consistent and internationally recognised academic standards for all higher education institutes (HEIs) within Bahrain. More...

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High score for Swiss university system

SWI swissinfo.chSwitzerland has come out high in another international ranking of universities. The Universitas 21 analysis puts Switzerland in second place among 50 countries for higher education systems.
The ranking aims to look at a country’s whole system of higher education, and not individual institutions. 2016 is the fifth year the ranking has been published, it places countries in order based on four separate criteria; resources, environment, connectivity and output, and gives each nation an overall rating. More...

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Chinese companies court foreign students at job fair

Shanghai Daily,上海日报By Chen Huizhi. At Antai College, the number of business students enrolled in the Master of International Business program has increased by 800 percent over the past three years, and the college said a survey indicated that 80 percent of its approximately 100 students hoped to stay in Shanghai to work. More...

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Studenten zieht es mehr ins Ausland

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mittelbayerische.de logo"Von Simon Ribnitzky. Ein Semester in Paris, ein Praktikum in London oder ein Sprachkurs in Rom: Auslandsaufenthalte sind bei deutschen Studenten ziemlich beliebt. Und es sieht so aus, als ob die Lust auf fremde Länder und Kulturen weiter zunimmt. Jahrelang verharrte der Anteil derer, die zumindest für ein paar Wochen oder Monate der Heimat-Uni den Rücken kehren, bei rund einem Drittel. Von 2013 bis 2015 stieg er dann recht deutlich von 32 auf 37 Prozent. Mehr...

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Getting used to higher ed’s new for-profit model?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "abqjournal.com logo"By Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board. City government’s move was something of a gamble – this was a brave new world for higher education in Santa Fe. The College of Santa Fe was a historic New Mexico institution started by the Christian Brothers that had connections and a legacy in the community that were vast; Laureate was a rapidly expanding for-profit company based in Baltimore that now has institutions on every inhabited continent on earth. Laureate agreed to, 27-year lease at $2.35 million a year on the Santa Fe campus. More...

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In Competitive Job Market, Diploma Mills a Dime a Dozen

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "sixthtone.com logo"By Darnell Gardner Jr. Dozens of organizations across China are selling college degrees for the price of dinner, according to a new report.
Academic information platform sdaxue.com partnered with search engine Baidu to identify 73 groups offering illegal degrees, some for as little as 150 yuan (around $23);
The report comes as millions of senior middle school students prepare for the gaokao, China’s national higher education entrance examination, and narrow down their choices of preferred schools. More...

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Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement for Australian higher education providers

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "lexology.com logo"By Minter Ellison. The globalisation of higher education brings providers in direct contact with the complex network of rules governing international trade in services and foreign investment, including multilateral, plurilateral and bilateral free trade agreements and investment treaties. One such agreement is the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is highly relevant to Australian higher education providers considering operating overseas, particularly in key South East Asian markets such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. More...

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