Tag: 2014

Universities And Colleges For Students With Dyslexia

At times, things may become more challenging for students with dyslexia; however their disability should not hinder their way to get a college degree. Fortunately, it has become easier than ever before for students with dyslexia to find the help they deserve, as copious institutions across the world endeavor to understand their disabilities and assist …

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US Reports A Marked Increase In International Students’ Enrollment

According to the recently published “Open Doors Report,” which is an annual report released by the Institute of International Education and the State Department, the academic year of 2013-14 saw an overwhelming number of 900,000 international students enrolled across U.S. colleges and universities. This figure displays an increase of an impressive 8 percent in comparison …

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Visa Fee Increased For Expats In Oman From November

For those looking to explore Oman for work and study opportunities will have to consider an important factor come November, the hike in Visa fee. According to the latest changes in rules, from November, expats will have to pay a higher amount for renewal as well as issuance of new Oman visa. According to the …

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UHV SBDC Offers New Online Course In English And Spanish

University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Centre  and crossroads community will now receive online educational resources in English and Spanish language. This new online course is named “ Young Entrepreneurs; An Essential Guide to Starting your own Business” and was introduced by US Small Business Administration. With this new course, students will be given exposure …

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Kurt Apen All Set To Join Coursera

Kurt Apen is now ready to serve Coursera as their new marketing officer. Apen, who has worked in various marketing posts, will now join the company that provides massive online education courses to masses across the globe. Kurt, who was formerly known as the vice president at the Disney enterprise and has also given, more …

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Small Businesses Are Empowered To Access Over 1,400 Free e-Learning Courses 

The collaboration between Microsoft Corporation and Washington State University has fortunately empowered the entrepreneurs as well as small businesses in the state of Washington to enjoy free access to over 1,400 online courses, announced by the officials of WSU last week. Interim associate state director of SBDC (Washington Small Business Development), Terry Chambers said “The …

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International Student Recruitment Now Possible in the UK

Under a new development, the British government has lifted the ban on recruiting international students by the University of Bedfordshire. The decision was confirmed on Monday 20th October, 2014 stating that the university can now issue Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) letters to new international students. An extensive audit was carried out by UK …

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Scholarships In Massachusetts To Benefit From Donations Worth $31,000

North Adams, Massachusetts, The Department of Education at Massachusetts donated an amount of $26,000 in order to fund its participation in the Commonwealth Dual Enrolment Program for the fiscal year of 2015. Soon after this development, AT&T was responsible for making a donation of $5,000 in order to fund five scholarships worth $1,000 each for …

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Free AP Biology MOOC for High School Students Launched By Rice University

A free Advanced Placement biology class was introduced this week by Rice University as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for high school students. The course was launched on the website edX.org- a site created by MIT and Harvard University in 2012 as platform for disseminating knowledge via MOOC’s to the world. The AP biology …

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$20,000 Student Veterans Scholarships By Raytheon

Scholarships For Student Veterans In The Honour Of Patriots of the United States Army Washington, The Raytheon Company has recently entered into a partnership with the SVA or the Student Veterans of America with the intention of offering $10,000 in terms of scholarships to each of two Army student veterans. This is part of a …

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Indonesia Launches Integrated Online Courses

Indonesia started its online education platform called ‘Indonesia Integrated Online Courses’. Announcing the platform, Mr.Boediono, Vice President of Indonesia, said that quality education is paramount to the government. The online platform launched on October 15, is an information and technology based learning platform. As currently Indonesia is suffering from talent crunch, this platform would help …

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Two FIFA/CIES FUll Scholarships Included for FIFA Master

Alumni of the FIFA/CIES program in Sports Management are in for a good news as the number of full scholarships have been increased by The International Center for Sports Studies (CIES). The number has been increased by 2 to let alumni apply and then witness the 16th Edition of FIFA Master that starts in September …

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New Reforms In Education Services For Overseas Students (ESOS)

In a recent development, the Australian Ministry has recommended a review and amendment of the current Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS). This decision was arrived by a detailed review of the current program and detailed discussions held between various stakeholders. The objective of the new reforms is to improve and cut through any lengthy …

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NUS Petition To “Recognize The Value Of International Students”

The National Union of Students (NUS) has created a petition to protect the rights of the international students at UK. NUS have created an open letter that asks political leaders to “recognize the immense societal, cultural and economic value of international students.” The National Union of Students (NUS) is a voluntary membership organization which is actually …

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2014 SAMRO/RIESA Special Undergraduate Bursaries Announced

SAMRO/RIESA  bursaries are awarded on an annual basis, to meritorious undergraduate students of music at South African universities. The 2014 SAMRO/RIESA Special Undergraduate Bursaries were awarded to four exceptionally talented music students who have displayed talent, fervor and have great potential to succeed on the world stage. These special bursaries help music students achieve their dreams …

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TOEFL Scholarship Program is Open Now for Indian Students With Exceptional Academic Records

Annual TOEFL Scholarship Program for Indian Students hasbeen announced by Education Testing Services or ETS. This scholarship program is provided every year to 10 meritorious students belonging to India. To avail this scholarship program the Indian students need to boast exceptional leadership skills, academic performance and excel in English communication. Educational Testing Services has announced …

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Two New Law Programs Announced by University of Buffalo

The University of Buffalo Law School has announced two new programs, namely, the Double LLM program and the Advanced Standing Two-Year JD for Internationally Trained Lawyers program for the benefit of international students. These programs have been developed as an effort to help increase its global presence. The Double LLM program has been designed in …

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UAE Students Encouraged To Attend US Universities

Scholarships On Offer By Most Universities At The 2014 US Education Expo For UAE Students. The recently held International Student Network’s American Education Expo (ISN Expo) was very well received by students from the Emirates. The expo was held in the two key UAE cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai on September 26th and 27th respectively. …

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HEED Award Goes To The University Of The Rockies

The 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award went to the University of the Rockies. University of the Rockies, a leading graduate school in social and behavioral sciences, received the most prestigious award in the field of diversity. ‘INSIGHT Into Diversity’ magazine, every year, awards higher education institutions those who have set their priorities …

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