15 janvier 2020

UNICAF raises $28m to meet demand for HE

By Kerrie Kennedy. UNICAF, the largest online higher education platform in Africa, has announced $28 million in Series B financing to meet the growing demand for high-quality university education across the continent. More...

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IUA in scholarship agreement with Indonesia

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Irish Universities Association has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education in Indonesia to participate in a scholarship that will place PhD candidates currently lecturing at Indonesian universities into Irish universities. More...

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UPSaclay & Beihang Uni sign MoU

By Kerrie Kennedy. Université Paris-Saclay has signed several agreements with Beihang University in Beijing, China, to collaborate on training the next generation of engineering and aeronautics experts. More...

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“No evidence” OPT students take jobs from US workers – NFAP

By Kerrie Kennedy. There is “no evidence” that international students participating in Optional Practical Training reduce job opportunities for US workers, instead they act as a “safety valve” for tight labour markets and as a source of STEM employees, a National Foundation for American Policy study has found. More...

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IALC partners with associations in Latin America

By Kerrie Kennedy. IALC has announced that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the association and ANEX, the Colombian Asociación Nacional de Empresas para Estudios en el Exterior, and AMTE, the Mexican Association of Educational Tourism. More...

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ICE arrests more int’l students at fake university

By Kerrie Kennedy. An advocacy group in the US has said they are grappling with an “unprecedented” number of arrests of Indian students who were enrolled at a fake university that was created by the Department of Homeland Security in a bid to clamp down on immigration scams. More...

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Malta’s ELT student numbers flatline after 2017’s high

By Kerrie Kennedy. After an unprecedented 13.6% rise in international students attending English language courses in Malta in 2017, the latest figures show the country’s ELT sector success stalled in 2018 with a 0.1% decrease on the previous year. More...

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Post-study work restrictions cost the UK £150 million a year

By Kerrie Kennedy. A new report has revealed that international students who stay in the UK to work after graduating from UK higher education institutions pay £3.2 billion in tax – and they aren’t taking jobs from UK citizens. More...

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Brexit not affecting MBA intake – GMAC

By Kerrie Kennedy. More than half of prospective business students responding to a recent GMAC survey said uncertainty around Brexit has made no impact on the attractiveness of Britain as a place to study, with 71% of UK business schools included reporting a year-on-year increase in applications. More...

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Navitas signs with Queens College CUNY

By Kerrie Kennedy. Global education provider Navitas has announced that it has signed an agreement with Queens College of The City University of New York to support its internationalisation strategy. More...

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