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British Visa Reform Needed to keep Attracting Hong Kong Students

Imperial College London president claims city’s students have enriched school’s community. Hong Kong students make a meaningful contribution to British society and worldwide, the president of a top London university has said, as she calls for visa reforms to make it easier for students to remain after graduation. Her remarks came as uncertainty about the …

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Ghana Sends Third-Highest Number Of Students From Africa To USA

The statement said the latest Open Doors report on international education has revealed that the United States hosted 1.08 million international students during the 2016/2017 academic year. The statement said this marks a three percent increase over the prior year. The number of African students hit a record high, at 37,735, marking a 7 percent …

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New Visa Rules to Study and Work in United States

International students now have the opportunity to work for three years after completing their education in United States. The United States federal government changed rules for non-immigrant student visas on Friday, saying that international students will now be eligible to stay for three years after finishing their degrees for training potentially leading to employment and …

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Google With Udacity Launches Online IT Courses In India

Following the present scenario of online world and education Google has launched a new program called ‘Android Nanodegrees’ In India. Current move of this web king is to give boost to the android application developer ecosystem. Google is offering this programme with Udacity, a US-based organisation which offers massive open online courses (MOOC). Udacity is …

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US Extends Kenyan Visa Validity

The United States of America has increased the validity of Visa for the Kenyan citizens. This new scheme shall cover tourists, business executives and students. The deal was signed by President Barack Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta. The new visa validity will begin from last week of the September. As per the deal, the applicants …

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Trump To Scrap J1 Visa : Step Towards Immigration Reforms

Presidential aspirants always have a bucket full of theatrics for the audience. It ranges from innovation to strict reforms. The 2016 US Presidential election is not an exception to it. Donald Trump, entrepreneur turned politician, has rolled the dice; a real immigration reform is in the card. The J1 visa program has become his prime …

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International Travel College Announces Its 2016 Scholarship Opportunity

The International Travel College, New Zealand (ITC) has notified for the 2016 scholarship opportunity. The theme for the scholarship is ‘Tell Us Your Story’. The scholarship opportunity is for one full course (New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation Level 3, New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism and …

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US Plans To Extend Work Permit For F1 Visa Students

Giving a boost to the F1 visa, the U.S. proposes to increase the work permit limit. As per the new regulation, foreign students may be able to work for a total six years. In a major initiative to provide benefits, the Barack Obama administration intends to formalize the extension of the work permit to F1 …

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International Drug Policy Reform Scholarships 2015 Announced

In a bid to encourage students, grassroots activists, scholars etc from around the world to attend the 2015 International Drug Policy Reform Conference, the Reform Conference has recently announced to distribute scholarships to aid the attendees. It is news of relief for many who are looking forward to attend the International Drug Policy Reform Conference 2015, …

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IIM-Bangalore Unveils Online Courses Based On edX Platform

IIM Bangalore in collaboration with edX which is an online platform for learning, developed by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has launched a series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). These had joined hands in August last year and had said that the courses will be made available to the public within a …

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South African College of Business Offering 67 Online Courses

South African College of Business (SACOB) is giving away 67 online courses for free. Inspired by the philosophy of the father of the nation, Nelson Mandela, the college aims to do greater social good. In the spirit of celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela SACOB is offering 67 Bursaries in 67 Minutes Bursary Initiative under …

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Dh4 Million Invested For Health And Medical Science Scholarships In UAE

With a optimism to rank UAE and Dubai in the vanguard of medical and science innovation, Al Jalila Foundation has recently announced to disburse around Dh4 million for 2015-16 scholarship program to study medical and health science in UAE. The scholarship program is only open for all eligible and deserving Emirati students who are looking …

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BG Tanzania Scholarship For Postgraduate Petroleum Geology Program

BG Tanzania, a global British gas major has announced a funding opportunity for the Petroleum Geology course at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) for the academic year 2015-16. The course is a Master’s degree course. As a measure to contribute to the academic development of the UDSM, the funding guarantees institutional support to …

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160 Study Abroad Scholarships Announced By IIE

World’s leading institute for international people exchange and ideas, Institute of International Education(IIE) has recently announced new generation study abroad scholarships to double the number of US students studying abroad by 2019. IIE’s $400K scholarship fund will really help the campuses diversify who studies abroad. The scholarship will be awarded to 160 deserving students to …

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Online Summer Program 2015 Announced By McKendree University

McKendree University has been serving a large number of students from different backgrounds with its online courses. Recently, the university has declared to commence its upcoming summer online courses 2015-16. Students from across the globe are cordially invited to participate in the online summer courses at the earliest to secure a spot in their desired …

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New Courses At DU From Next Academic Year 

Delhi University’s standing committee for new courses has given green signal for a number of new courses for different affiliated colleges. These courses are intended to get started from next academic session 2016-17. The proposed courses are yet a step behind as waiting for final approval from the executive council and academic council. Member of …

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Curtin University Collaborates With edX to Expand Its Global Reach 

Curtin University recently announced to expand its global reach by partnering with the leading and renowned online educational platform, edX. It is the prime focus of the university to collaborate with this online educational platform and become the first non-group university amongst the eight top universities to partner with the largest massive open online course …

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