20 janvier 2020

STA Travel joins forces with Study in the USA

By Kerrie Kennedy. Student and youth travel organisation STA Travel has teamed up with international student marketing business Study in the USA to increase resources for international students considering enrollment in US institutions. More...

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UUK warns against ‘no-deal’ consequences

By Kerrie Kennedy. With the possibility of a no-deal Brexit looming, Universities UK has published a briefing that sets out the consequences that exiting the EU without a deal would have on the country’s students, researchers and 136 member universities. More...

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GSM London goes into administration

By Kerrie Kennedy. One of the UK’s biggest private higher education providers, GSM London, has announced it has gone into administration, citing an inability to “recruit and retain sufficient numbers of students” as the reason for its closure. More...

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Ireland: online visa renewal system launched

By Kerrie Kennedy. Students from outside Europe who live in Dublin will be able to renew their immigration registration through a new online system from August 26, replacing the current system that requires them to attend in-person appointments. As many as 8,000 students will benefit between September and November. More...

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Canada: int’l students at private colleges claim they were ‘duped’ by agents

By Kerrie Kennedy. Large numbers of international students in Canada claim to have been duped by unscrupulous agents into parting with thousands of dollars in tuition for them to arrange jobs or placements at private colleges as an ‘easy’ way to work toward becoming a permanent resident, an investigation by the Globe and Mail has revealed. More...

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Open Study College and QA partner

By Kerrie Kennedy. Distance learners across the UK can now gain wider access to universities thanks to the new partnership between distance learning provider Open Study College and QA Higher Education. More...

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Canada and Luxembourg sign agreement

By Kerrie Kennedy. A bilateral youth mobility arrangement to open further channels for young people form Canadian and Luxembourg to travel and work in each other’s countries has been signed by Canada’s minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Luxembourg’s minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn. More...

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CEG sells CATS Colleges/Stafford House for £150m

By Kerrie Kennedy. Cambridge Education Group and its private equity owner, Bridgepoint, have announced the sale of the CATS Colleges division to Bright Scholar, the largest operator of international and bilingual schools in China. The transaction is said to have totalled £150 million. More...

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Minerva Project raises $57m in Series C funding

By Kerrie Kennedy. San Francisco-based edtech firm Minerva Project has announced the close of its Series C round, raising US$57 million in new financing and bringing its total capital raised to date in excess of US$128m. More...

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Edtech: SAM Labs raises $8.9m for int’l expansion

By Kerrie Kennedy. Coding and STEAM learning company SAM Labs has raised US$8.9 million this year in a Series A2 equity funding round to expand its global reach. More...

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