20 janvier 2020

Welcome to Inventory

The purpose of “IREG Inventory of International Rankings” is to collect and make available on the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence website information on the current state and scope of this important group of rankings. More...

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Rankings a Key Factor for International Students

An article in the PIE (Professionals in International Education) News by Kerrie Kennedy has discussed a report from Cturtlle based on a survey of the views of international students mainly in the UK with a smaller number from continental Europe. Fifty-seven per cent said that that “university ranking” was the most important reason for studying in the UK and 52% for studying in Europe. Other reasons were “location” (51% and 50%), price (41% and 38%), job opportunities (18% and 28%), and “alumni engagement” (10% and 12%). More...

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Best Online Courses announced by US News

Although it has not fulfilled its early promise online higher education continues to grow. At the moment the leader in the ranking of online programmes is the US News & World Report (USN). The latest USN online rankings include US bachelor’s programs and master’s programs in Business, Computer Information Technology, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Engineering, Education and Nursing. Altogether over 1,600 programs have been evaluated this year. More...

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PISA results: East Asia in the Lead

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is published every three years by the OECD and has received a large amount of media attention. It administers tests of reading, mathematics and science to representative groups of 15-year olds. Performance in these rankings is often used to evaluate national educational policies and could have serious implications for university admission policies. More...

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99% of working Indian graduates of UK universities in skilled work – survey

By Kerrie Kennedy. Some 99% of employed Indian graduates of UK universities were in skilled work between two and seven years after graduating, with more than half (51%) earning above average, according to a Universities UK International survey. More...

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25K organisations accept Cambridge English exams

By Kerrie Kennedy. A record-breaking 25,000 organisations accept Cambridge English exams as proof of English language ability, according to the latest figures. Cambridge English exams are taken by more than 5.5 million people every year. More...

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IC3 Conference welcomes over 900 to Mumbai

By Kerrie Kennedy. The city of Mumbai was witness to the fourth edition of the International Career & College Counselling  Conference 2019 which saw more than 900 educators from leading Indian and global institutions from over 35 countries come together for a dialogue on collaborative and inclusive counselling practices for student success. More...

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US: $1.2m for immigrant employability

By Kerrie Kennedy. The WES Mariam Assefa Fund has announced USD$1.2 million in grants toward its goal of catalysing economic opportunities and advancement for immigrants and refugees in the US and Canada. More...

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CEG launches two programs at Illinois Tech

By Kerrie Kennedy. Cambridge Education Group has announced the launch of two new programs for international students at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. More...

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Western Union & TRUE North simplify payments

By Kerrie Kennedy. Western Union has announced a collaboration with TRUE North to enable students to pay tuition and expenses using a simplified payment process without hidden charges to the institution. More...

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