08 décembre 2019

Digitalisation and internationalisation

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEAs we all know, the world is moving fast and furiously toward ever more integration of technology in our lives. Smartphone apps allow us to navigate our way through traffic across town, as well as guide us to meetings and professional events in far-flung locations around the world. More...

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30 years later: lessons learned from the Berlin Wall

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEThirty years ago marked an abrupt end to one of the most powerful symbols of division and inequality in the twentieth-century zeitgeist: the Berlin Wall. The intervening years have seen the field of internationalisation rise in prominence, yet at the same time many of the nationalist and anti-intellectual tendencies that gave birth to the Wall in the first place are re-emergent in the world. What have we learned since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and what do those lessons teach us about the road ahead. More...

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No one left behind: increasing access for all students

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIESince 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually on 3 December around the world. The observance of the day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. More...

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The pleasures of paperless Erasmus: two case studies

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEWith the European Commission’s announcement that Erasmus Without Paper (EWP) will be mandatory starting with the new Erasmus programme, the time to get started is now – but many institutions are wondering how to digitise their Erasmus processes and just how difficult the transition will be. To illustrate a couple different examples of just how rewarding it can be to go paperless, we offer two case studies of institutions that have recently taken the leap. More...

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How universities are supporting immigrant integration in Finland

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIELike many countries in Europe, Finland received a record number of asylum seekers in 2015 due to the war and subsequent humanitarian crisis in Syria. In a country with a population of a mere 5.5 million, the influx of nearly 33,000 migrants was received with mixed reactions. More...

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How to streamline information for international students

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEToday we’re launching the newest title in the EAIE’s Pathways to practice series: Online information hubs for international students. This how-to series focuses on succinct practical information, taking big challenges and boiling them down into easily-implementable tips for practitioners in the field. More...

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Internationalisation and ‘Ethiopianisation’: complementary approaches

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEHow do we balance global outlooks with local needs? In countries like Ethiopia, the drive towards internationalisation coexists alongside the need to tailor higher education to local cultures and realities. The apparent tension between internationalisation and 'Ethiopianisation' offers some insights as to how institutions in Europe can collaborate with counterparts in Africa and elsewhere to support both internationalisation and local relevance. More...

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International student fees: short-term profits vs long-term sustainability

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIECanada's higher education system is unique in that education falls within provincial jurisdiction rather than federal. This means that rates vary among provinces and institutions, which in many cases results in instances of extreme polarisation between domestic and international tuition fees. At the same time, Canadian higher education institutions are facing challenges to meet their financial bottom line due to provincial budget cuts. In response, an increasing number of universities are relying on international tuition revenue to make up for budget cuts. More...

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Graduate employability: top universities in France ranked by employers 2019

In total,18 French universities appear in the Global University Employability Ranking 2019, designed by HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education. The ranking reveals which universities recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace.
The grandes écoles – elite French institutions set up to produce civil servants and businesspeople – do particularly well in the employability ranking. More...

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Best universities for graduate jobs: Global University Employability Ranking 2019

A global employability ranking, designed by HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, reveals which universities the recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace.
Employability rankings by country
Top universities in the United States for employability
Top universities in the UK for employability
Top universities in Canada for employability
Top universities in Australia for employability
Top universities in the Netherlands for employability
Top universities in France for employability
Top universities in Germany for employability
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