14 janvier 2020

Indian finance minister allocates £46.6m to create “world class institutions”

By Viggo Stacey. India’s finance minister has proposed to allocate Rs 400 crore (£46.6 million) to create “world-class institutions” in a bid to attract a greater number of international students. However, concerns have been raised over whether India is ready for such an ambitious campaign. More...

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UWC opens second school in Africa

By Viggo Stacey. United World Colleges, a network of institutions specialised in the education of students aged 16 to 19, has announced the launch of its second school in Africa, which will join its family of now 18 schools around the globe. More...

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Unibuddy secures $5m Series A funding

By Viggo Stacey. Digital peer to peer platform Unibuddy has secured $5 million in Series A funding, which its says will aid its expansion into the US and help to create “more impactful” products. More...

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Scotland: Student Roost sees “record bookings”

By Viggo Stacey. Accommodation provider Student Roost has announced its new offering in the Scottish city of Aberdeen, which seeks to create a “united community” for international and domestic residents. More...

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Erasmus funding key for UK mobility, but alternative options available

By Viggo Stacey. Erasmus+ funding remains a key enabler for British students choosing to go overseas, even though other options for funding for short-term mobility programs are available, delegates heard at UUKi’s Go International conference 2019 this week. More...

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European Students’ Union: access to international mobility top priority

By Viggo Stacey. Access to education is a foremost priority for the European Students’ Union, and an objective that governments across the continent must focus on while making funding for universities sustainable, the group has outlined in its 2019 policy document. More...

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ICEF SE Asia sees 11% attendance growth

By Viggo Stacey. The ICEF Southeast Asia 2019 workshop saw 87 education organisations meet agents from countries across the region in June. Held in Vietnam’s second largest metropolis, Ho Chi Minh City, the third annual event saw 11% overall attendee growth – with upwards of 350 participants. More...

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UK is “missing out” on youth travellers – BETA

By Viggo Stacey. The UK is missing out on youth travellers who are choosing competitor destinations largely for their friendly visa policies and work opportunities, delegates heard at the British Educational Travel Association’s annual parliamentary reception in London. More...

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China recorded slight increase in inbound numbers in 2018

By Viggo Stacey. The number of international students studying at Chinese institutions reached more than 492,000 in 2018, the Study in China’s deputy director confirmed at a recent event in Beijing. However, the figures mark only a slight increase on 2017, when 489,200 visiting students were recorded. More...

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Cognita enters Switzerland with ISZN acquisition

By Viggo Stacey. Global K-12 provider Cognita has acquired a school in Switzerland – its first in the country, making it the ninth nation the education company will operate in. More...

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