Tag Archives: Student

Ryan School murder case: CBI questions Class 11 student, no evidence against bus conductor

Demonstrators protest outside Ryan International School in Gurgaon as they demand action against the school. File photo: PTI New Delhi: A Class 11 student who allegedly wanted the parent-teacher meeting and exams to be postponed has been apprehended in connection with the killing of a seven-year-old boy in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Wednesday. ... Read More »

DU student polls: NSUI wants more ‘democracy walls’ for posters, 24-hour grievance cell

New Delhi The National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Thursday called for a 24-hour grievance cell to address issues during polling and more ‘democracy walls’ on campus for the contestants to put up their campaign posters. In a memorandum given to the Chief Election Officer (CEO), the students’ wing of the Congress also asked him to allow students to cast ... Read More »

England assures EU student funding fees through 2018

The announcement came as part of a tumultuous week for the UK higher education sector, during which Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap general election and rumours swirled that May is willing to soften her long-held stance on non-EU students being included in net migration figures. “This announcement gives EU students the certainty they need as well as giving ... Read More »

International student completion rates remain high in Australia

The report, which details the percentage of students who have completed their studies four and nine years after commencing university and four and six years after commencing at a NUHEI, found 70.8% of university and 62.8% of NUHEI international students completed their studies over the period 2011-2014. This is in comparison to their domestic counterparts, with 45% for universities and ... Read More »

Data key to make international student services better, more efficient

This was the message at a recent event held by international student services and advocacy organisations ISANA International Education Association in Australia and its sister organisation, ISANA New Zealand. The associations have called upon institutions and education bodies to take an evidence-driven approach to develop strategies and inform student services spending. “There’s much more focus on evidence based practice now because we need ... Read More »

Oxford student Matt Smith dies on annual ski trip to French Alps

A YOUNG British skier has been found dead following the first night of the Oxford and Cambridge universities trip to the French Alps, police confirmed today. 22-year-old Matt Smith had been taking part in a drinks party at a so-called Varsity event notorious for heavy alcohol consumption. Officers found the man unconscious in a holiday flat at the up-market Val ... Read More »

SA: student visas extended amid campus protests

A directive from the Department of Home Affairs details a blanket extension that means students whose visas expire on or before December 31, 2016 will now be able to remain in the country until March 31, 2017. “Acting otherwise would be insensitive to the plight of students, their parents, sponsors and broader society” “We had to intervene in the interest ... Read More »

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 »