20 décembre 2019

UK: IHE highlights “chaotic political environment”

By Callan Quinn. Less than a quarter (23%) of UK independent providers of higher education who took part in a survey said they are planning for “multiple different outcomes” as part of the Brexit process, while more than half said they are not planning for the country’s exit from the European Union. More...

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Aus: Short-term study abroad boosts prospects

By Callan Quinn. More than four out of five Australian graduates participating in a survey believe short-term study abroad has had a “positive” or “extremely positive” impact on their career, according to a new report by the International Education Association of Australia. More...

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Canada removes biometrics exemption for in-country int’l students

By Callan Quinn. The biometrics requirement exemption for students already in Canada ended this week, the latest change in a series of updates from the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada government agency. More...

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Canada struggles with promotion of cannabis courses

By Callan Quinn. With cannabis having been legalised in Canada in 2018 and the sector predicted to be worth $5 billion by 2021, the popularity of cannabis-related courses is spreading across Canadian universities and colleges. However, some institutions are struggling with how to accommodate international students into a ‘controversial’ market. More...

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Hong Kong: education overseas offers “insurance” as protests continue

By Callan Quinn. Hong Kong was confirmed as being in a recession in November and, as the protests that have swept the city continue, local education agencies have indicated an increase in the number of students making inquiries about studying abroad next year. More...

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HK protests may impact cross-boundary figs

By Callan Quinn. Ongoing protests and hostility towards mainlanders in Hong Kong are making schools less attractive to the parents of cross-boundary students, local media has reported. More...

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China: foreign-run schools under scrutiny

By Callan Quinn. Foreign-run schools in China are coming under closer scrutiny as the country launches ambitious plans to reform its education system over the next 15 years, with some institutions noting increased inspections from officials and concerns that new regulations may affect their operations. More...

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UK will miss out on study abroad post-Brexit

By Callan Quinn. A  survey of 33 institutions by the Association of Colleges warns that students in the UK may miss out on the opportunities offered by Erasmus+ without continued funding or an alternative study program post-Brexit. More...

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Chinese students urged to be proud of “actual names”

By Callan Quinn. Chinese students in Edinburgh have been persuaded to use their birth names rather than adopted English ones on a Facebook ‘confessions’ page. More...

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China: staff and students lose out in WEBI shutdown

By Callan Quinn. Thousands of workers have been left unpaid and students without reimbursement following the sudden closure of Web International English, one of China’s largest English language learning course providers. More...

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