Education

Be Smarter And Bring More Marks In The JEE

JEE is one of the toughest engineering entrance exams to crack. It also ranks pretty high in the list of favorite entrance exams for engineering as a good rank in this exam ensures entry to the elite colleges and then a high paying and satisfying job. Getting into the IITs and NITs is a coveted dream of many science students ... Read More »

Planning Well For Your Engineering Career

Engineering is not only a moneymaking profession but it also gives you job satisfaction by furthering your intellectual growth and offering a diverse range of jobs for anyone who is into science. If you are into the trial and error approach and love experiments, then there is place for you in engineering. Similarly, if you are creative and a visionary, ... Read More »

What will shape international education in 2016?

From geopolitical upheaval to marketing innovations, there are a plethora of factors that help to shape the global landscape of international education each year. Last year brought with it a boom in the pathway sector, as well as more industry consolidation; here are some of the trends set to have a big impact on the industry in 2016. Photo: Pixabay/markusspiske. Sara Custer is originally from Oklahoma. ... Read More »

More US expansion for Study Group, INTO

Both Study Group and INTO University Partnerships have expanded their US operations with the recent announcement of a new US university partnership each.   INTO has announced its eighth US university partnership with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (pictured). Photo: wikicommons/Jaymay Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University ... Read More »

Aspiring Minds acquires LetsIntern.com

Aspiring Minds, an India-based job skills credentialing service, has acquired the country’s largest online and mobile internship platform, LetsIntern.com, for an undisclosed amount. Aspiring Minds aims to grow the internship site’s university and college student traffic beyond India and Asia. Sara Custer is originally from Oklahoma. After studying in Chicago and a four-year stint as a TEFL teacher in Barcelona ... Read More »

US: Navitas terminates WKU partnership

Navitas has announced it will end its partnership with Western Kentucky University after identifying that it does not hold “tremendous opportunities for success going forward”.   Western Kentucky University campus Photo: wikicommons/Bbadgett Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying mass communication. In ... Read More »

MoU to encourage Brazilians to study English in SA

Education South Africa and the Brazilian Educational and Language Travel Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to encourage more Brazilian students to study English in South Africa. The MoU was signed by members of EduSA and Belta, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: EduSA Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at ... Read More »

Russia and India aim to build education, STEM research ties

Russia and India have agreed to establish a joint working group on education that will focus on building cooperation in VET, increasing bilateral student mobility, and to work towards mutual degree recognition. The announcement followed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Moscow in December, when the two countries pledged to strengthen cooperation in education, energy, security and defence. Prime Minister Modi ... Read More »

Open University to invest £13m in FutureLearn

Natalie is a journalism graduate from City University London, who spent part of her degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying mass communication. In her spare time, she is often brushing up on her French and Spanish or glued to the news channels. Around 70% of FutureLearn’s users are based outside of the UK The investment ... Read More »

Online learning can enhance soft power, universities told

Online learning can be a powerful asset not only to universities’ individual funding and internationalisation strategies, but also countries’ soft power and the reputation of their higher education sector as a whole. K. Holly Shiflett of Wiley Education Services and Rajay Naik of Keypath Education speak at the OBHE conference in London. Photo: The PIE News. Beckie graduated from the University ... Read More »