Education

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 »

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 »