14 janvier 2020

CollegeDekho raises $8m in Series B funding

By Viggo Stacey. An online “university discovery platform” based in India has raised $8 million to expand its operations aiming to assist students across the country find places at higher education institutions. It is CollegeDekho‘s second round of fundraising. More...

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Online Red Cross refugee training launched

By Viggo Stacey. Online learning platform FutureLearn has teamed up with 16 international humanitarian agencies and children’s rights organisations to host a course focusing on the needs of unaccompanied and separated refugee children. More...

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Engaging with millennials key to success of TAP

By Viggo Stacey. A new tool helping universities increase enrolments, by connecting prospective students with current ones and harnessing the power of social media, has been launched in the UK – and is citing 1 in 4 conversion rates. More...

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a2 Fairs seeks strength with new shareholders

By Viggo Stacey. Turkey-based student recruitment fair, a2 International Education Fairs, has announced a new triumvirate of shareholders in a move the company says will strengthen its brand and event quality. More...

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UK remains top in German agent survey, despite Brexit

By Viggo Stacey. The UK has remained top choice for language learners from Germany, according to figures from the country’s agency association. However its managing director has warned that the ongoing Brexit negotiations could still scupper the UK’s ELT sector’s attempts to manage the Brexit situation. More...

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GenkiJACS to open third school in Japan

By Viggo Stacey. Japanese language course provider Genki Japanese and Culture School has announced it will open a new branch in the centre of Kyoto. More...

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UK: Swansea triumphs at Whatuni Awards

By Viggo Stacey. Swansea University was named best for international experience at this year’s Whatuni Student Choice Awards, at its annual event in London. More...

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Scotland to continue free EU student fees

By Viggo Stacey. The Scottish government has guaranteed that that EU students will continue to access university courses free of tuition fees in the 2020/21 academic year – in a bid to provide clarity to students, staff and institutions. More...

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Turkey: YEDAB counsellor course to boost awareness of sector

By Viggo Stacey. Turkey’s Association of Study Abroad Counsellors YEDAB has announced a new strategy encouraging young people to become study abroad counsellors through a university course in the country’s largest city. More...

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“Total uncertainty” ahead for UK’s Erasmus and Horizon participation

By Viggo Stacey. Members of the House of Lords highlighted the “total uncertainty” ahead for the Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 programs, while others warned of the implications of a no-deal Brexit, in a debate in the UK Parliament on Monday. More...

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