20 janvier 2020

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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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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