27 janvier 2017

SEC clamps down on municipal bond violations

University Business LogoBy Ozgur B. Kan. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently completed settlements with the greater part of municipal underwriters and an initial group of issuers under the recent MCDC (Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation) initiative. More...

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A workhorse university becomes a thoroughbred

University Business LogoBy Matt Zalaznick. Montclair State had been a university for only a few years when Susan Cole took over as president in 1998. She wanted the job—her second presidency—because she saw vast, untapped potential on the campus of 12,000 students. She also felt certain that she could, pretty quickly, ensure the institution lived up to its new name. More...

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Việt Nam seeks stronger education ties with the US: PM

VietNamNewsAccording to Phúc, Việt Nam needs to continuously boost educational co-operation with the US, a world leader in advanced education, as the country mobilises all of its efforts to achieve three crucial breakthroughs in development targets: rapid and sustainable development alongside the development of high quality human resources. More...

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Kyrgyz university, AIOU to set up distance learning institute

The News InternationalBy . International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) and Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will establish a joint distance learning institute for the benefit of their students and academic staff. More...

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Universities are in need of reform - but further commercialisation is not the answer

The TelegraphBy . I want to tell you about an important matter for you, for your children, and for our country's future. The Government says it is trying to get better teaching for students, and break the grip of a higher education 'closed shop' that has unreasonably restricted the growth of private university provision. More...

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UK businesses and universities look to bolster ties with India

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. Following Brexit, UK businesses and universities are looking to strengthen ties beyond Europe, and have set their eyes on India.
In collaboration with Middlesex University London, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) recently released a set of reports entitled Bridges to the Future, showcasing how British businesses, universities, and their Indian counterparts can form successful partnerships together. More...

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HE and Research Bill: changes must respect national differences

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Kirsty Williams, Julie James. The UK chancellor of the exchequer’s promise of an additional £2 billion for research and development funding last year was most welcome. More...

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Plans to improve varsities in motion

The Star OnlineMalaysia is one of the biggest spenders in higher education, but yet, its performance is still less than ideal. More...

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2017 preview: Higher education

Construction NewsBy . Higher education estate directors aim to improve the student experience and provide efficient and effective campuses. 
Our sector continues to face considerable uncertainty and directors of estates are considering what the key factors are as they plan for the year ahead. 
Brexit will of course affect several aspects of the higher education sector, including our student demographic, workforces and construction costs, as well as research income. More...

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Universities in need of cash to take on more Scots students

HeraldScotlandBy Mark McLaughlin.  UNIVERSITIES need a funding boost to ensure more Scots are accepted on to courses, according to public spending watchdogs.
Figures suggest the proportion of homegrown students being offered places is falling and it has become more difficult for them to get into Scottish universities. More...

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