13 février 2019

Canada: Iranian students’ PR delay is “detrimental”

By Kerrie Kennedy. More than 200 Iranian students and recent graduates in Canada are reporting long waits to become permanent residents, which the Iranian Canadian Congress claims is having a “detrimental effect” on their lives. More...

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China outbound student numbers at record high

By Kerrie Kennedy. China’s outbound student numbers are showing little sign of slowing down, with the Chinese Ministry of Education recording a total of 608,400 study abroad students in 2017. More...

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UK: learning Mandarin will give children ‘significant’ career boost

By Kerrie Kennedy. More than three-quarters of UK business leaders believe fluency in Mandarin Chinese will give school leavers a career advantage, with more than a quarter saying it would be ‘significant’, according to a survey commissioned by the Mandarin Excellence Programme. More...

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Navitas university partnerships enrolments up 6%

By Kerrie Kennedy. Navitas has recorded 3% growth in student enrolments for the first semester of 2018 in its University Partnerships Division, bringing its total enrolment growth across the division for the 2018 financial year to 6%. However, this is lower than market forecasts and comes after almost 8%  growth in the final semester of 2017. More...

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Fewer US jobs for int’l MBA candidates

By Kerrie Kennedy. International MBA students are landing fewer jobs in the US, with more than two-thirds of MBA programs that took part in a new survey reporting a decrease in opportunities available to international candidates. More...

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IALC: language travel increasingly linked to academic goals

By Kerrie Kennedy. The annual IALC workshop has wrapped up for another year, after three days of back-to-back seminars, exhibitions, meetings and networking events across Bologna culminating with a gala dinner in the heart of the Italian city. More...

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U of Nottingham Malaysia celebrated

By Kerrie Kennedy. The importance of international research collaboration and strengthening ties between the UK and ASEAN countries has been highlighted by speakers at a series of events marking the international impact of the University of Nottingham Malaysia. More...

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China-Ireland HE forum held in Dublin

By Kerrie Kennedy. A one-day event aimed at promoting exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and Irish higher education institutions has been held in Dublin, Ireland. The event was jointly organised by Enterprise Ireland and China Education Association for International Exchange. More...

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Ireland: report calls for focus on student mobility

By Kerrie Kennedy. Ireland’s minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has launched a report calling for a joined-up approach between the country’s higher education institutions and government to widen the demographic of students taking up study abroad opportunities. More...

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ASEAN HE open for engagement – report

By Kerrie Kennedy. Higher education systems in the ASEAN region are becoming more open for international engagement, a new British Council report has revealed. More...

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