14 janvier 2020

SDGs out of reach without HE, say uni associations

By Viggo Stacey. All of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved without the contribution of higher education and research, three prestigious international university associations, representing more than 2,000 universities, have said in a joint statement. More...

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US: OPT program challenged in court

By Viggo Stacey. The future of Optional Practical Training in the US has been called into question once again after a union representing STEM labour market workers, the Washington Alliance of Technology, renewed its efforts to end the program. More...

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Dubai: UK dominates branch campus ratings

  • By Viggo Stacey. UK universities claimed the top three international institution spots in Dubai as the government’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority revealed the results of its first branch campus classification ratings. More...

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Five Canadian colleges recognise Pearson PTE

By Viggo Stacey. Pearson has announced that five colleges in Canada will be using its PTE Academic English language test, meaning the exam is now recognised by 90% of the country’s post-secondary institutions. More...

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UK: Int’l students paying for “woefully inadequate” doc-checking service

By Viggo Stacey. International students at UK universities are facing costly and “woefully inadequate” services in applying for visas, after parts of the application process were outsourced to a government-contracted company charging up to £200 for appointments. More...

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GoXchange student app launched

By Viggo Stacey. GoXchange, an online community network seeking to support exchange students by connecting them with peers at the same study destination has been launched to give new exchange students “first-hand advice” about life in their new home. More...

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Unimy aims to “revolutionise MBA applications”

By Viggo Stacey. A new platform for MBA applicants to schools around the world is seeking “to revolutionise the process by matching prospective students with their best fit via AI and human expertise”. More...

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Birmingham and Amsterdam boost partnership

By Viggo Stacey. The UK’s University of Birmingham is launching a strategic partnership with the University of Amsterdam which will focus on two key areas: equality, diversity and inclusion, and medical training and research. More...

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Bristol International College launches

By Viggo Stacey. A college for teen international students has launched in the UK’s southwestern city of Bristol, aiming to become pathway to top universities in Britain and around the world. More...

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Singapore certifies EHL beginning 2021

By Viggo Stacey. Switzerland’s Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne has been granted permission by Singapore to deliver its bachelor course in the country, with the first students expected to begin their studies in late 2021. More...

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