08 février 2019

€187m Erasmus+ funding boost for the UK

By Kerrie Kennedy. The European Commission has announced that UK education and youth organisations will benefit from €187 million of funding through the Erasmus+ program in 2019 – an increase from €170m this year. More...

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US retains top spots in Global Universities Rankings – USN

By Kerrie Kennedy. US universities have dominated the US News and World Report 2019 global rankings, taking out the top four spots in the leaderboard and eight places overall in the top 10. Just two non-US institutions, the UK’s Oxford (ranked fourth) and Cambridge (sixth) also made the global top 10. More...

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Ire: Maynooth Uni starts joint college in China

By Kerrie Kennedy. Ireland’s Maynooth University has established a new International College of Engineering at one of China’s leading universities. The deal will see 1,200 Chinese students graduate with Maynooth degrees in computer science, electronic engineering and robotics over the next four years. More...

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All eyes on post-Brexit collaboration

By Kerrie Kennedy. Higher education representatives from more than 60 universities gathered in London to discuss the latest research and developments, focusing particularly on Brexit and the growing trend for universities in Europe to deliver courses taught entirely in English. More...

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guard.me among Canada’s fastest-growing firms

By Kerrie Kennedy. guard.me international insurance has been recognised as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies on Canadian Business’ Growth 500 Ranking. More...

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US: International graduate students drop 4%, Trump a potential factor

By Kerrie Kennedy. First-time international graduate enrolments at US institutions have decreased for the second time since 2003, dropping by 3.7% between 2016 and 2017,  a new report by the Council of Graduate Schools has revealed. More...

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Global Learning Collective launched

By Kerrie Kennedy. Athena Study Abroad has joined forces with several other international education organisations to launch the Global Learning Collective, with the goal of transforming the student experience through experiential learning and localised support in all regions of the world. More...

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Demand for graduate business studies up globally, bar dips in US

By Kerrie Kennedy. Demand for graduate management education has stabilised when compared with 2017, according to a report from the Graduate Management Admission Council. However, while applications to business school programs in the Asia-Pacific, European, and Canadian markets are up on 2017,  programs in the US report a dip in volume. More...

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HEIs urged to encourage women in STEM

By Kerrie Kennedy. According to research by Wise Campaign, the number of women graduating in core STEM subjects has grown from 22,020 in 2015-16 to 22,340 in 2016-17. However, due to more rapid growth in the number of men graduating in these subject areas, the percentage of STEM graduates who are women has dropped from 25% to 24%. More...

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Uni Birmingham to accept Chinese ‘Gaokao’ exam

By Kerrie Kennedy. The University of Birmingham has announced it will accept the ‘Gaokao’ exam for “high-flying” Chinese students wishing to join its undergraduate courses in 2019 in place of A-levels or the International Baccalaureate. More...

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