15 janvier 2020

Int’l students “plug funding gap” in Irish unis, contribute €386m

By Kerrie Kennedy. A new report has found that international students attending Irish universities contributed an estimated €386 million to the country’s economy during 2017/2018. However, increasing student numbers overall is placing “intolerable strain” on the country’s university system, according to some. More...

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Eaquals 2019 welcomes new members, reveals pilot HEI scheme

By Kerrie Kennedy. In a sign of the association’s growth from strength to strength, the 28th annual Eaquals conference brought together a record number of attendees, announced plans for a pilot HEI accreditation scheme and welcomed new members from China, Japan and South Africa, among others. More...

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China approves 38 new TNE partnerships

By Kerrie Kennedy. China’s Ministry of Education has announced the latest batch of joint programs and institutes, including 36 joint degree programs with overseas universities at bachelor’s degree level and above, and two joint institutes offering an additional eight programs. More...

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OIEG acquires Oxford Int’l College in UK

By Kerrie Kennedy. Oxford International Education Group, the UK-based multi-sector education operator, has acquired UK independent sixth-form college Oxford International College for an undisclosed sum. More...

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Employment rate of recent EU grads at 82%

By Kerrie Kennedy. The employment rate of recent graduates in the EU rose from 76% in 2014 to 82% in 2017, a report from the European Commission has revealed. More...

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EAIE identifies indicators of successful internationalisation

By Kerrie Kennedy. Building on 2018’s second edition of EAIE Barometer – the largest dataset on the state of internationalisation in Europe – the EAIE has launched its next report in the series in an effort to highlight what ‘successful’ internationalisation looks like in European higher education. More...

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Dalhousie Uni to increase int’l student fees

By Kerrie Kennedy. Canada’s Dalhousie University has committed to an increase in international student tuition fees, which will see international students in undergraduate and non-thesis master’s programs pay an additional $1,473 per year over four years. More...

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Global Experiences joins AIFS via buy-out

By Kerrie Kennedy. Global exchange organisation the American Institute For Foreign Study has announced the acquisition of US-based internship provider Global Experiences with a view to expanding the international internships offering for students. More...

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Tokyo great-grandmother (91) learning English

By Kerrie Kennedy. A Japanese nonagenarian has set out to prove that it is never too late to learn a language as she bids to conquer the English language before the Tokyo Olympics take place in 2020. More...

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Bright Scholar to acquire equity in Start Camp

By Kerrie Kennedy. International K-12 operator in China Bright Scholar has announced it has entered into agreements to acquire 25% equity interest in Start Camp Education. The company targets to close the transaction in May 2019. More...

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