13 février 2019

Chinese embassy in UK ‘concerned’ over USS strikes

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Chinese embassy in the UK has expressed concern over the impact that the ongoing strikes of university staff will have on Chinese students. More...

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Students help tackle N. Korean regime with USBs

By Kerrie Kennedy. Students at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada are among the latest to join in a global call to send USB drives to North Korea in a bid to help its citizens learn about life outside of Kim Jong-un’s regime. More...

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Canada: provinces adopt ‘Study & Stay’ program

By Kerrie Kennedy. A program aimed at attracting international students to Nova Scotia, Canada will be rolled out across the three remaining Atlantic provinces as the region looks to tackle its immigrant retention problem. More...

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Poland ready for int’l children – minister

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Polish education minister Anna Zalewska has said they are ready to accept international school children in addition to “the bilingual children of Poles”, in response to the interior ministry’s controversial plan for asylum-seeking children to start attending classes at special refugee centres rather than local public schools. More...

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UK: Non-EU applications hit ‘record high’

By Kerrie Kennedy. The demand for an undergraduate education in the UK remains strong despite the uncertainties of Brexit, with the latest UCAS figures revealing non-EU applications hit a record high 58,450 as of January 2018. More...

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Possible limit on Chinese visas “devastating”

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Trump administration is considering placing visa restrictions on Chinese students coming to the US and ending a program that allows frequent travellers to obtain visas that last 10 years – a move that has been described by CEO of NAFSA Esther Brimmer as potentially “devastating”. More...

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India & France sign MoU to boost student mobility

By Kerrie Kennedy. India and France have signed a MoU for mutual recognition of academic qualifications and paving the way for a stronger education exchange between the two countries. More...

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British Council to cease operations in Russia

By Kerrie Kennedy. The British Council has been ordered to cease operations in Russia, following a diplomatic row over a nerve agent attack in the UK which left a former Russian spy and his daughter critically ill. The British Consulate in St. Petersburg will also be forced to close, with 23 British diplomats given one week to leave the country. More...

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NAFSA awards eight HEIs for excellence

By Kerrie Kennedy. Eight higher education institutions across the US have been recognised by NAFSA’s annual Simon Awards for outstanding achievements in campus internationalisation. More...

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Education is key to the inclusion of immigrant students – OECD

By Kerrie Kennedy. Immigrant students are struggling to integrate into schools in many EU member states due to lower socio-economic status and language barriers, a report by the OECD has revealed. The report also found that students with an immigrant background often lack a sense of belonging to their school community and are more likely to be affected by schoolwork-related anxiety. More...

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