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Trump to trust in daughter power

Donald Trump’s remarkable election victory gives him an immediate business headache: what to do about his sprawling financial empire. During the campaign, he said that if he became president, he would hand control of his business empire to Ivanka and her brothers, Don and Eric. But the plan came under fierce scrutiny from critics, who said it involved big conflicts ... Read More »

International educators react to shock Trump victory

“There is so much at stake for all of our citizens as well as for the international community in how we choose to move forward now that the campaign season is over,” said Marlene Johnson, executive director and CEO of NAFSA. “We have been advocating for each of our newly elected leaders (as well as those they appoint next year) ... Read More »

FTSE recovers from Trump shock to hit one-week high

Britain’s top share index ended higher, boosted by mining companies and drugmakers, after a volatile Wednesday that saw the index slumping 2 percent in early trading following Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election. Republican Trump stunned the world by defeating his heavily favoured Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, raising concerns that his victory could cause economic and global uncertainty. ... 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 »

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 »

TomTom wants to help you park you motor with its On-Street Parking service

Sick of driving home from work, only to find the parking space outside your house has been taken? Struggling to find a decent place for your motor while out on a road trip? Sounds like you might need TomTom’s new On-Street Parking service. According to the firm, the new service uses a huge source of constantly updated GPS signals to ... Read More »

Twitter tests using content from Moments to describe what’s trending

Twitter is testing a way to provide more context on what’s trending by using the title of a matching Moment as a description, TechRadar has learned. On Friday, we noticed the trend for basketball player Ben Simmons had a short blurb below it: “No. 1 draft pick Ben Simmons fractures his foot.” Typically, the number of tweets about a trend ... 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 »

Here’s why the government wants to investigate price comparison websites

A government watchdog has launched an investigation into price comparison websites and apps, in an effort to pin down how well they serve both consumers and businesses, and also to potentially make it clearer how these services earn their cash. The Competition and Markets Authority (or CMA – the organisation was formed from a merger of the Office of Fair ... 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 »