20 janvier 2020

Netherlands: international students have difficulties “finding their way”

By Kerrie Kennedy. International students in the Netherlands are struggling to connect with their Dutch peers, find accommodation and may experience extreme stress and psychological problems, a survey has revealed. More...

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GeckoLabs secures £1.8m to expand in US

By Kerrie Kennedy. Scottish education software firm GeckoLabs, whose software platform GeckoEngage helps universities to engage and recruit students, has secured £1.8 million of new investment to more than double the size of its team and expand its operations in North America. More...

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UK home secretary calls for post-study work restrictions to be lifted

By Kerrie Kennedy. UK home secretary Sajid Javid has called for prime minister Theresa May’s post-study work restrictions on international students to be lifted, arguing that the six-month limit undermines Britain’s universities and harms the country’s search for global talent. More...

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Global universities join forces to form U7 Alliance

By Kerrie Kennedy. A new U7 Alliance bringing together the presidents of leading universities from across the G7 countries has formed with the aim of tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges from climate change to inequality. More...

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Sommet Education invests in DUCASSE

By Kerrie Kennedy. Hospitality management specialist Sommet Education has announced an agreement under which it will become the majority shareholder of world-renowned institution of professional culinary and pastry arts schools, DUCASSE Education. More...

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UK: more students than ever are going abroad during their first degree – UUKi

By Kerrie Kennedy. For the fifth year running, research by Universities UK International has revealed that more UK undergraduate students than ever are going abroad as part of their degree, up from 7.2% in 2014−15 to 7.8% in 2016−17. More...

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DCU announces partnership with FutureLearn

By Kerrie Kennedy. Ireland’s Dublin City University and FutureLearn have announced a global strategic partnership to enable the university to offer a range of short and longer accredited courses aimed at working professionals and global learners. More...

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US: international students miss summer work due to OPT delays

By Kerrie Kennedy. Many international students in the US have been impacted by severe delays in processing Optional Practical Training work permits, leaving them unable to start their summer jobs or internships and incurring financial cost. More...

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Collegiate enters Italian student housing market

By Kerrie Kennedy. Collegiate has secured investment from Proprium Capital Partners as part of a joint venture to develop a pipeline of student accommodation schemes in Italy. More...

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UK government launches global edtech hub

By Kerrie Kennedy. The UK government has revealed plans to invest £20 million into a global research project that aims to boost digital skills in underdeveloped regions across the world. More...

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