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NTU’s Direct Admission In PhD Programme To Bring More Overseas Exposure  

Following the momentous success of its REP Program or Renaissance Engineering Programme, Nanyang Technological University has now revamped its CN Yang Scholars Programme so as to integrate greater overseas exposure and more courses. Recently, the officials from the university announced to revamp the CN Yang Scholar programme with an aim to provide direct admission to …

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Linkedin To Purchase Lynda.Com For Online Training And Courses

LinkedIn, the professional networking site is ready to buy the online training site Lynda.com a deal that would help more than 300 million members. Lynda.com is a prominente-content provider in the areas such as business, technology and creative skills. It would be a USD 1.5 billion deal with 52 percent in cash and 48 percent …

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Online MBA From USC Marshall School of Business

Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California is set to offer an online MBA program. It will be a comprehensive program consisting of emerging business topics: internet analytics, social media, virtual teams and entrepreneurial thinking. This would be a 21 months program taught by the faculty members of the Marshall School of Business. The …

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Two New Online Diploma Programs Announced By American School

The leading institution for distance education since 1897, American School is about to expand its horizon and hence recently it announced new online diploma programs  to go along with the existing paper based diploma courses. The authorities from school confirmed to launch two new online diploma courses (College Preparatory Program and General High School Program.) which …

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edX Settlement For Accessibility of Platform To Physically Disabled

The U.S. Department of Justice makes a settlement with edX, the non-profit Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) provider. As per the settlement, edX will create new contents and change the old content, making it more accessible for the differently abled people. As per the agreement, the edX website, the edX mobile application and the whole …

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Kyung Hee University’s Global Collaborative Summer Program Introduced

Kyung Hee University, one of the most reputed Universities in South Korea has recently begun accepting applications for its newly initiated ‘Humanity, Civilization & Global Governance’ program from their  International Summer Campus (Global Collaborative Summer Program). Students of the program will be able to attend valuable lectures and productive forums conducted by significant professors from …

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Yale To Launch Online Physician Associate Program

Yale, the Ivy League  University, has announced to launch the first online Physician Associate (PA) program in the United States of America. This online program will be offered by the Yale School of Medicines and it would be a combination of online program and clinical clerkships. Though the approval from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education …

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Rhodes Scholarships Now Open To China

Established in the year 1903 in the will of Cecil Rhodes, Rhodes Scholarships is now looking forward to expand its horizon to more developing countries and will soon include the names of scholars from China as well, the administrative trust confirmed recently. On 30th March 2015, the organization that administers this prestigious grant program stated that …

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NTU Plans To Convert Half Of Its Courses In Online Format

Call it conventional or unconventional, the classroom instruction will soon become interactive and flexible. Nanyang Technological University (NTU), has come up with a plan to convert half of its course to an online format. It will be interactive and flexible. Students can learn the courses with ease. The budgetary allocation for the conversion is USD …

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SKEMA Business School Opens Its First Campus In Brazil

Belo Horizonte, the Brazilian Silicon Valley, is set to begin its French connections in coming September. Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC), the Latin America’s best business school  has joined hands with the French business school SKEMA. The latter shall open its first campus in Brazil. The campus will have the intake capacity of 100 students in the Masters …

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UK Going to Provide Super Priority Visa Service To UAE In One Day

The British embassy in Dubai announced the ‘Super Priority Visa Service’ which will be available for interested customers in their offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The official partner site of the UK Visa and Immigration Department states that “The Super Priority Visa Service (SPVS) is an Added Value Service which allows customers to receive …

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Canada’s New Immigration Policy Getting Tough For Foreign Students

Canada’s new immigration policy, no matter how innovative it looks, is a visible deterrent to the international workforce. The new Express Entry Program, which came into effect on January 1, 2015 puts the international students in a difficult situation, not to mention the increased pressure. Under the Express Entry Program of canada, a potential candidate completes …

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Association of Legal Administrators Started New E-Learning Courses

Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) has rolled out two new e-learning programs, specifically designed to cater the industry needs. The new courses shall deal with the subjects such as the Human Resources and Operations Managements. Launched under the platform ‘Business of Law e-learning Center’, the two courses are in sync with the changing business scenario. …

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Temple University Announced New Short Term Courses

A traditional average summer-semester course usually lasts for 6 weeks but Temple University, with its Philadelphia located main campus decided to implement something new this summer as Part of Term courses. It is known for its Tyler School of Arts which ranked 11th nationwide. This implementation will allow students to choose between 4 and 12 week courses …

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‘Stanford Ignite’ Entrepreneurship Course To Be Introduced In London

London is not so familiar with solid Entrepreneurship courses from standard business schools. One of the most legit courses on Business Entrepreneurship would be the summer school offered by London School of Economics and Political science. Recently the US based school situated in California has made plans to start teaching the ‘Stanford Ignite’ Entrepreneurship course here …

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ICC Introduced Online Academy For Business Courses

The world of online education is set to witness a pioneering effort in the field of online business courses. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in association with International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, has rolled out its e-learning platform. Named as ‘The ICC Academy’, it will offer specialised business courses to the people in Singapore and …

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Ivy League’s University Online Masters Degree

The school faculty from Yale University, the reputed Ivy League school announced that they have started a web-based PA (Physician Assistant) master’s program. This will continue the Ivy League Institution’s penetration of the “Blended” learning program. “Blended” learning programs create a path for students to go through a course from far away through an integrated …

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Microsoft & edX Join Hands Together To Start IT Development MOOCs

edX, the online education provider, collaborates with the Microsoft Corporation. It’s the first corporate partnership for edX in which free online courses related to IT development will be provided to the students and budding programmers around the world. The main purpose of these courses is to enable software developers obtain core development skills. The whole …

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Whitman School Online MBA Program Acquired 8th Position Worldwide

It’s a celebration time for the Martin J. Whitman School of Management on attaining 8th position in online MBA program ranking. The most prestigious and well-acclaimed Financial Times have conferred this honor to the Management school’s online MBA program. Financial Times 2015 ranking of all online MBA programs across the world has let the Whitman …

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