11 décembre 2019

French govt commits €10m for international student services

By Claudia Civinini. The French government has committed €10m to improving international student services across its universities, in a bid to boost the attractiveness of its higher education institutions internationally. More...

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Curtin signs French defence PhD partnership

By Claudia Civinini. Australian Curtin University and the French research institution École Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancées Bretagne have sealed a two-way mobility agreement for their doctoral students working of defence research. More...

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South Africa: EFL intake slowed down in 2018

By Claudia Civinini. After the double-digit growth rates which took the South African EFL sector out of its 2015 visa crisis, the market has slowed down in 2018, with a dip in student numbers only mitigated by a modest increase in student weeks. More...

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Canada: federal budget allocates millions to international education

By Claudia Civinini. A major investment in international education was included in the Canadian federal budget 2019, with a focus on supporting the new International Education Strategy and outbound mobility. More...

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Canada: UCW establishes Americas bursary

By Claudia Civinini. Students from 34 countries will be able to study at Vancouver-based University Canada West paying domestic fees, thanks to a new initiative launching this academic year. More...

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IHEF sees “European group hug” as UK HE prepares for Brexit

By Claudia Civinini. The crucial importance of preserving international partnerships in the face of political turmoil was a major thread at UUKi’s International Higher Education Forum, held in London yesterday at an “existential” time for the UK as the Brexit date looms near. More...

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How language testing is embracing technology

By Claudia Civinini. On a hot summer’s day in Australia, about nine years ago, I was standing in a long queue to register at an IELTS test centre. We were all nervous, overdressed, and around AUS$300 lighter. If someone had told me then that I could have taken the test in my pyjamas from the comfort of my bedroom, and still gained admission to a university, I would have thought them delirious and called an ambulance, fearing heatstroke. More...

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Canada: Simon Fraser U hikes int’l fees by 12%

By Claudia Civinini. New undergraduate international students at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia will see tuition fees increased by 12% on average, with business students facing a 20% hike. More...

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HousingAnywhere partners with Padova U

By Claudia Civinini. International accommodation platform HousingAnywhere.com has signed a partnership with Università di Padova in Italy to assist mobile students at the institution. More...

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OUP launches Oxford Test of English

By Claudia Civinini. Oxford University Press is launching a new digitally-delivered English language proficiency test for learners over 16, the only English language test certified by the University of Oxford. More...

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