15 janvier 2020

Brainly platform hits 15m users in India

By Kerrie Kennedy. Described as “the world’s largest learning community”, in just two and half years Polish social learning platform Brainly has grown from 60 million to 150 million unique users per month, and now boasts more than 15 million users in India. More...

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IALC Seville sees “record-breaking” attendance

By Kerrie Kennedy. A highlight of the annual language travel calendar, IALC’s 2019 Seville Workshop was one of the largest in the organisation’s history, welcoming representatives of more than 100 schools, 121 agencies and 20 exhibitors to the lively and historic capital of Spain’s Andalusia region. More...

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US: Chinese students trapped in visa limbo as applications delayed

By Kerrie Kennedy. At least 100 Chinese international students who visited their home country during a 2018 school break have not been able to return to their studies in the US due to their visa applications being caught up in lengthy delays and “administrative processing” by the US State Department. More...

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UNICAF raises $28m to meet demand for HE

By Kerrie Kennedy. UNICAF, the largest online higher education platform in Africa, has announced $28 million in Series B financing to meet the growing demand for high-quality university education across the continent. More...

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IUA in scholarship agreement with Indonesia

By Kerrie Kennedy. The Irish Universities Association has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education in Indonesia to participate in a scholarship that will place PhD candidates currently lecturing at Indonesian universities into Irish universities. More...

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UPSaclay & Beihang Uni sign MoU

By Kerrie Kennedy. Université Paris-Saclay has signed several agreements with Beihang University in Beijing, China, to collaborate on training the next generation of engineering and aeronautics experts. More...

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“No evidence” OPT students take jobs from US workers – NFAP

By Kerrie Kennedy. There is “no evidence” that international students participating in Optional Practical Training reduce job opportunities for US workers, instead they act as a “safety valve” for tight labour markets and as a source of STEM employees, a National Foundation for American Policy study has found. More...

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IALC partners with associations in Latin America

By Kerrie Kennedy. IALC has announced that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the association and ANEX, the Colombian Asociación Nacional de Empresas para Estudios en el Exterior, and AMTE, the Mexican Association of Educational Tourism. More...

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ICE arrests more int’l students at fake university

By Kerrie Kennedy. An advocacy group in the US has said they are grappling with an “unprecedented” number of arrests of Indian students who were enrolled at a fake university that was created by the Department of Homeland Security in a bid to clamp down on immigration scams. More...

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Malta’s ELT student numbers flatline after 2017’s high

By Kerrie Kennedy. After an unprecedented 13.6% rise in international students attending English language courses in Malta in 2017, the latest figures show the country’s ELT sector success stalled in 2018 with a 0.1% decrease on the previous year. More...

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