Education

Student opinions on Trump win flood social media

Sharing their thoughts on social media, many have expressed consternation at the result, fearing that it may jeopardise their chances of studying in the US. A Jordanian student wondered on Facebook: “Am I still going to be able to study in the US if Trump win?” Meanwhile on Twitter, one prospective international student wrote: “Now I won’t study overseas in US. My ... Read More »

65% of students more likely to choose US if Clinton wins

Carried out by Seattle-based Study in the USA, a Department of Commerce partner that connects international students with universities and colleges in the US, the study surveyed over 1,000 students from 130 countries from October 14 to this week. “International students contribute $30.5bn to the US economy and support 373,000 jobs” Students were asked to share their nationality, and answer: whether the ... Read More »

JEE Main Eligibility

JEE Main 2017 exam is the most sought exam among the students of India. JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is a two tier examination (Main & Advanced) regulated by CBSE Board. Candidates can get admissions in B.Tech/B.Archprogrammes offered by NITs, IIITs and other engineering institutions through JEE Main exam while IITs offer these courses through JEE Advanced exam. JEE Main exam ... Read More »

UK inquiry to look at impact on HE post-Brexit

The inquiry will look at the implications of the UK leaving the European Union for EU students and staff studying and working at universities in England. “The committee also aims to examine the effect of Brexit on the reputation of England’s universities and ask how they can remain competitive,” according to the government website. It will also look at the future ... Read More »

South Africa: violent protests, campus closures drive foreign students away

Students are protesting a the decision by the Department of Higher Education and Training to allow universities to increase their fees by up to 8% while offering subsidies for lower income students. Speaking with The PIE News, a spokesperson for the DHET said that although the increase in tuition fees due to take effect in 2017 should not be a financial barrier, ... Read More »

$1m committed to education platform for displaced students

the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response – will be the first initiative to receive support from the Catalyst Trust for University Education, a new fund founded by former NYU president John Sexton and advised by Brown. The platform has received $1m in backing from the trust, which will join together with the Institute of International Education to build the ... Read More »

$1m committed to education platform for displaced students

PEER – the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response – will be the first initiative to receive support from the Catalyst Trust for University Education, a new fund founded by former NYU president John Sexton and advised by Brown. The platform has received $1m in backing from the trust, which will join together with the Institute of International Education to ... Read More »

Distance MBA: Your Portal To A Better Career

Are you looking to get ahead in the corporate world? You might want to consider taking a few years off work to get that much needed edge—a new qualification. But, then again, not everybody can afford to take time off to go back to college because they have other responsibilities to fulfill. In these cases, you can get the best ... Read More »

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 »