Minglebox Education News - studyabroad http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Tue, 03 May 2016 05:03:20 GMT Tue, 03 May 2016 05:03:20 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Number of Indian Students in the US increased by 31%]]> The Indian student’s count in US universities and colleges has been raised to nearly 2 lakhs as per the latest official data derived on Friday, 29 April, 2016 . According to the recent survey, the number is approximately 1, 94,000, a direct increase of 31% in one year. According to the latest 'Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS),  by the numbers', a quarterly report on foreign student trends prepared by Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP),” the total number of Indian F (academic) or M (vocational) students studying in the US  raised from 148,360 in..

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Mon, 02 May 2016 12:37:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8454387161015471792bbd1a41
<![CDATA[Darden School of Business, USA announces application deadlines for 2017 MBA programs]]> Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA invites applications for full time MBA programs for the academic session 2017. The School offers world-class MBA program which is divided into three categories, i.e. full-time MBA, MBA for Executives and Global MBA for Executives. Top ranked faculties are available for all the top three methods, and they teach through the case method using the same core curriculum.   The University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business is known for the world's best educational system. The programs offered by the university are MBA, PhD and..

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:55:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffea65433258b015452a33e7f2328
<![CDATA[My Experience As a Digital Media Design Intern at Rainmaker]]> An internship is a core component of the Master of Digital Media program. It’s a chance for MDM students to take what they’ve learned and apply it to a work setting. Students accept internships in a variety of industries and roles, and most students are very pleased with the level of hands-on experience that they get, while employers are blown away by the talent and expertise that MDM students bring to the company.   In Fall 2015, Carlos Duralde took an internship as a Digital Media Designer with Rainmaker Entertainment, an animation and design company here in..

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:30:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb153c036420153c22356102bdf
<![CDATA[Top Medical Universities in Russia]]> Russian universities are known worldwide for their medical courses due to the academic excellence and easy admission process.  Russian medical universities are known globally for their academic excellence in higher studies. Russia is rising as one of the top destinations among international students to study MBBS / MD/MS. Majority of students across the globe prefer Russia to pursue their medical studies. Russia has some of the best medical colleges in the world, 30 top positions within the World ranking grabbed by Russian Medical Colleges. The Russian medical degree is globally..

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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 11:38:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa3562884201358b1af3652954
<![CDATA[Live Webinar on MDM Program by CDM, Canada on Jan 27 – Register Now!]]> The Centre for Digital Media is located on Great Northern Way Campus and houses the Master of Digital Media graduate degree program. The Master of Digital Media program (MDM) is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products. The Master of Digital Media is Canada’s first professional graduate program in digital media focusing on the creation of digital media solutions for real world problems. The MDM degree is jointly accredited and awarded by four leading..

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:37:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffead5263f9ad015277ee7a890bfc
<![CDATA[#BCTECH Summit 2016 on Jan 18-19]]> Centre for Digital Media (CDM), Canada is a home to the Master of Digital Media (MDM) program, a world class, professional graduate program, inspired by cutting-edge research and industry innovation. The MDM program is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products. Over two days in January, the #BCTECH Summit will help BC tech companies attract customers, connect with investors, network with government representatives and build their brand. #BCTECH Summit 2016..

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:03:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85523a2f4801523ebb0a7f3e12
<![CDATA[Indian student survey - your opinion matters! Take the survey now!]]> Influence your future abroad! International aspirants are invited to shape the future development of India’s study abroad market and participate in an academic market research study at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. The purpose of this research is to investigate the characteristics and preferences of prospective Indian students who are interested in studying in another country. Your participation is completely voluntary and you can withdraw at any time. Your anonymised responses will be kept strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose of this..

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Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:29:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa5157a62201515d84b69d408d
<![CDATA[Indian student survey - your opinion matters! ]]> Influence your future abroad! International aspirants are invited to participate in a market research study for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. The purpose of this research is to investigate the characteristics and preferences of prospective Indian students who are interested in studying in another country. Your participation is completely voluntary and you can withdraw at any time. Your anonymised responses will be kept strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose of this research study. You will be able to request the results of this study from..

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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:35:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf50fee85901510033083e0ea1
<![CDATA[Earn your UK degree in China: Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University]]> Do you want to study abroad? ☑ Do you want to get a British degree? ☑ Are you interested in learning Chinese? ☑ Do you want to have a global career? ☑ Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool  University has checked all the boxes for you! All you need to do now is apply to become a student in a truly international University in Suzhou, China! Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is a pioneering international university based in the World Heritage city of Suzhou, near Shanghai on China's east coast. It was jointly founded by two prestigious..

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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:56:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf50b6d8ea0150b82d46ac11ae
<![CDATA[International Internships as a Pathway to Global Career Opportunities]]> The Chinese adage “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” sums it up nicely: internships or practical training avenues not only complement academic learning, but also help to develop essential workplace competencies. Internships enable participants to develop business knowledge as well as interpersonal skills. David Kolb’s experiential education model, where learners take their concrete experience to observe and reflect, then extrapolate abstract concepts which they can test again in new concrete situations, forms the basis of workplace competency..

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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 12:14:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf50a3f1e50150a41261c30252
<![CDATA[Mountbatten Institute Offers “Earn While You Learn” PG Programs in New York or London]]> For the past 30 years, the Mountbatten Institute programs have offered a life-changing experience in two of the world’s most exciting cities-- either London or New York-- combining a year's paid internship with postgraduate studies. With 400+ Indian alumni who have benefitted from the program, the Institute is inviting applications from India for the March 2016 intake, with a deadline of October 31 for completing the online application, which will be followed by two interview rounds. Program benefits include 12 months of paid (USD 1083 per month stipend) internships at..

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:01:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe835037a76a01504b9eddba071b
<![CDATA[CollegeWeekLive Invites Applications for Monthly $1,000 Scholarship]]> Applications are invited by  CollegeWeekLive, USA for CollegeWeekLive Monthly $1,000 Scholarship for students who enroll no later than the fall of 2018 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Scholarship Details: One winner will receive a scholarship prize in the amount of one thousand dollars and zero cents USD ($1,000.00). The scholarship prize will be in the form of a check made payable to the accredited post-secondary institution of higher education attended by the scholarship prize recipient (once..

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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:57:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ffe79c8014fff0022110661
<![CDATA[Forbes ranked S P Jain #10 in the world]]> The Global MBA program of S P Jain School of Global Management (S P Jain) has got a Global Top Ten ranking by Forbes in its Best International MBAs: One-Year Program rankings (2015 -16). S P Jain is also, the only school of Indian-origin to be ranked in the world’s top ten. For four years in a row now, S P Jain has featured in Forbes’ biennial rankings of the world’s top business schools. In 2013-2014, it was ranked #11 in the world. S P Jain’s rankings in the regions it operates in are: India #1 ..

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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:11:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4fbab69c014fbbaca97003bf
<![CDATA[CBCS: The Turing Point in Education]]> Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is one of the most upcoming features in the modern education system in India and abroad. It can lead to enhanced and advanced learning. In the present competitive scenario, where multi-disciplinary studies have become the backbone of academia, CBCS will help the students in gaining skills in various fields other than their core areas like Current Media Scenario, Cloud Computing, Environmental Awareness, Human Rights, Indian Constitution and General Management etc. At present, the students are enrolled into various courses like Engineering, Management,..

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:57:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f695114014f731891a96115
<![CDATA[Eight Australian varsities to tie up with 6 elite Delhi schools to attract Indian students]]> The Group of Eight Universities (Go8) has tied up with six elite Indian schools to further develop its Indian international student base. The contract between the eight Australian universities and the Delhi based Indian schools has signed on Aug 24, 2015. The Australian universities will be offering training to the Delhi teachers and the elite students would have the opportunity to live, study and research in some of the most livable cities in the world. The agreement means that the Australian universities will give these elite Indian school students career advice, and development..

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:13:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe874f699aad014f69b67779002c
<![CDATA[Indian student numbers joining New Zealand institutes shoot up by 67%]]> The number of Indian students joining New Zealand institutes shot up by 67% in the 2014 academic year, according to latest data. Indian students have contributed to more than 50% of the rise in international students in the country. As per the data, over 20,000 Indian students pursued academics at New Zealand institutes in 2014. The upward trend continued in 2015 with a 22% rise year to date in the overall number of student visas issued to Indian nationals. New Zealand has received tremendous response from the Indian market, as indicated by a whopping growth of 1,200%-plus ..

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:00:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f1acfbe014f1ca1db212e1f
<![CDATA[Indian students push up migrant numbers in New Zealand to record high]]> Indian students have pushed up migrant numbers in New Zealand (NZ) to a record high, as per data from the government statistics agency. Infact students hailing from India as well as China contributed to New Zealand’s 11 th straight month of impressive annual net gains coming from migration, with more arrivals compared to departures, in June. According to data provided by the Statistics New Zealand, last month the country’s net gain was 4,800 migrants, which makes the annual net gain during the year ending June a whopping 58,300. The data further states that long-term..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:16:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ebfc78ef123df
<![CDATA[GMAT undergoes changes; new version permits re-test after 16 days]]> A set of changes are being introduced in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) with effect from Sunday, July 19, 2015 , as per an announcement by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) . GMAT is a standardized test designed for graduate business and management programs. Premier business schools (B-schools) from all over the world and more than 6,000 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs use GMAT scores for admissions. The scores are also used by over 100 B-schools in India. GMAC is the GMAT test administrator. Under the new rules, GMAT aspirants will not..

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:17:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4e9e897c014eaaf7f1d51288
<![CDATA[UK to allow new Indian students a weekly 20-hour work facility]]> The United Kingdom (UK) will allow first-time Indian students, that is, new undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students, a weekly 20-hour work facility during term as well as the facility to work full-time during holidays, as per a recent decision. According to UK Visas and Immigration officials, from September this year, UK will allow UG and PG students from India to work. UK is only striving to rein in the number of students who remain in the country to study vocational courses, in order to be able to gain employment. As per the new norms, students aspiring to continue..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:48:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9ba0ec2d0394
<![CDATA[UK to stop work option for non-EU students; Indian students hit hard]]> The United Kingdom (UK) will withdraw the work option for overseas students hailing from outside the European Union (EU) from August this year, according to a recent decision. The stringent law to disallow overseas students to work while pursuing their studies in the country will also affect students from India adversely. The new law applies to non-EU students only, who comprised 121,000 immigrants last year. Merely 51,000 of the overseas students left the UK, amounting to an influx of 70,000, as per available data. UK is trying to stop instances of immigrants using academic institutes..

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:53:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e95ba40014e967f94041b90
<![CDATA[ETS study shows increase in number of repeat GRE test-takers in India]]> The number of repeat test-takers of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) has been on the rise in India, according to an analysis by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) . ETS develops and conducts the GRE test. As per the study, in 2014, the percentage of candidates from India taking the GRE Revised General Test for the second time shot up by 14% in comparison with 2013, which is an all-time high. Moreover, a majority of the candidates who appeared for the test a second time scored better. Over 60% of aspirants who took the GRE Revised General Test a second time in the..

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:53:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64e903899014e90b471bf1383
<![CDATA[Updated GMAT review 2016 study material released to boost quality]]> The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released updated official study material for the  GMAT Review 2016 series , which will comprise 25% fresh question content. The  Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)  is a standardized test designed for graduate business and management programs. Premier business schools (B-schools) from all over the world and more than 6,000 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs  use GMAT scores for admissions . The scores are also used by over 100 B-schools in India. GMAC is the GMAT test administrator. The..

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:48:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4e9032a4014e9078cb0e0b78
<![CDATA[Lithuania emerging as preferred destination for Indian students]]> Lithuania is fast emerging as a much preferred destination for Indian students who aspire to pursue higher studies overseas , with a sudden rise in the number of Indian students joining universities in the country. According to recent data, Indian student numbers to institutes in Lithuania have increased from 37 in 2011; 57 in 2012; 224 in 2013 to 357 in 2014. The numbers are expected to cross 500 this year.  The traffic from India visiting websites detailing study options in Lithuania is also very high. In 2014, the top preferred Lithuanian varsity among Indian students was ..

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:25:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e716403014e77121d9215b2
<![CDATA[Indian students heading for Australian institutes on the rise]]> This year, there is a marked increase in the number of students from India joining Australian institutes of higher education, compared to last year. Indian students form the second largest foreign student section in Australia. Although the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) continue to be the top choices, Australia has witnessed a year-on-year rise in student enrollments from India. During the first quarter (from January to April), there was a significant rise in the number of Indian students - from 36,964 in 2014 to 48,311 in 2015. In the higher education arena, there..

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:18:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64e614eca014e6e0895855064
<![CDATA[Indian students pursuing PhD at Carnegie Mellon get extra benefits]]> Meritorious students of Engineering, Science and Mathematics from India, who pursue doctoral studies at the United States (US)-based Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) , will get extra benefits as a boost to their efforts. The extra support will be provided through a new fellowship scheme offered by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) , Government of India. An agreement was signed recently by officials of CMU and SERB. As per the agreement, $2.4 million in fellowships will be disbursed in the next five years. These fellowships will cover the stipend provided to at..

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:34:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e536470014e676f8d1057ff
<![CDATA[Live Webinar July 6th: Learn About the MDM Program]]> Interested in finding out more about the Master of Digital Media program? Join us for a live information session to learn about the MDM program. Senior Student Recruitment Officer Yasmeen Awadh will be presenting an informative overview of the MDM program , including the application process, scholarship opportunities, internships, and much more. Each presentation is followed by a Q&A period to answer your questions about the program. Date - Monday, July 6, 2015   Time - 2:00pm to 3:00pm   Location - Online.  

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:42:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffea74e52547d014e61c7fdd7029d
<![CDATA[Ireland: an emerging higher studies destination for Indian students]]> Ireland is fast becoming one of the most sought-after overseas higher education destinations for Indian students, with special reference to specific courses such as Business Management. According to reports, at present 2,000 Indian students are pursuing studies at different higher education institutes across Ireland, with the numbers expected to reach 3,500 this year. Various reasons have contributed to Ireland becoming a favorite among Indian students. It is an English-speaking nation and the standard of education is quite high. The institutes offer programs across a wide gamut of..

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:35:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e199c23014e1ffcc07c57b0
<![CDATA[US plans to allow foreign students to remain for 6 years post degree]]> The United States (US) is planning to allow foreign students to remain in the country for up to six years after acquiring their college degrees, which is expected to benefit thousands of international students, including those from India. As per the proposed regulations, students with Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) degrees can remain in the US for a period of six years under the Optional Training Program (OPT) ; at first for three years post completing an undergraduate (UG) program; thereafter, if required, for three more years after a graduate program. The..

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:46:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854de12837014df6d42d4e2f90
<![CDATA[UK to consider reinstating post study work visa for Indian students]]> The United Kingdom (UK) is expected to consider reinstating the post study work visa facility for Indian students, to reverse the trend of decrease in international students coming to the nation for higher studies. The current policy will be reviewed to counter its ill-effects, according to government officials. Under UK’s post study work visa policy, international students could work for a minimum of two years in UK, after completing their studies in the country. The facility was scrapped by the UK government in the year 2012. The cancellation resulted in a 50% decline in the..

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:21:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844de1262d014de1ecd9a829da
<![CDATA[Community institute network in US a boon to Indian students]]> The network of community colleges and universities in the United States (US) has turned out to be a boon for students from India, as they have made acquiring a US degree easier. US is among the most sought-after destinations for Indian students aspiring to pursue higher studies overseas. Indian students may avail the 2+2 program which is offered by the American Honors Network to earn degrees from US institutes. The network has both community colleges and universities in its fold. Candidates aspiring to pursue education in the US through the American Honors Network program need to..

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 05:24:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ddee027014de113e5113329
<![CDATA[Increase in number of Gujarat students pursuing higher studies in US]]> The number of students from the state of Gujarat in India, joining higher education institutes in the United States (US) , has been on the rise, according to reports. The total count of visa applications from the state has shot up significantly. In fact, the number of such candidates going to US for higher studies is expected to rise by 10% , going by the rise in visa applications. Each year, around 5000 to 6000 students from Gujarat go to US in pursuit of education. This year, the number of visa applications has shot up by 12% . With the success rate of visas going up, it is..

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:11:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844dd63942014dd7ce159e5302
<![CDATA[Scotland working on special post-study work visa for Indian students]]> Scotland is working on launching a special post-study work visa facility for Indian students, which will allow such students to work for a minimum of two years in Scotland, after completing their studies in the country. A leading political party in Scotland is striving to re-introduce the Tier 1 or post-study work visa, which was scrapped by the United Kingdom (UK) government in the year 2012. The cancellation resulted in a 50% decline in the total number of Indian students visiting UK for highers studies, as per reports. According to officials of Scotland's international..

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 06:19:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffea74dcf0198014dd1d28d6b6521
<![CDATA[UK-based Aston B-school offers scholarship for Indian students]]> The Aston Business School under the Aston University , based in the United Kingdom (UK), has announced the Aston India Scholarship for £5,000. The scholarship is on offer for students from India, who have submitted their applications for the Full Time Aston MBA , commencing in October this year. To be eligible for the Aston MBA scholarships, candidates have to send fully filled-in online applications for the program. It is recommended that applicants submit their scholarship application at the same time as their Master of Business Administration (MBA) application. The..

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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 09:51:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4dc1eccb014dc321d1734918
<![CDATA[Live Webinar May 29th: Learn About the MDM Program]]> Interested in finding out more about the Master of Digital Media program? Join us for a live information session to learn about the MDM program. Senior Student Recruitment Officer Yasmeen Awadh will be presenting an informative overview of the MDM program, including the application process, scholarship opportunities, internships, and much more. Each presentation is followed by a Q&A period to answer your questions about the program. Date:  Friday, May 29, 2015  Timing: 2:00pm to 3:00pm Location: Online For more details regarding the webinar,..

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Mon, 25 May 2015 23:05:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d89e8a8014d8e80ded84d7f
<![CDATA[ETS survey on GRE shows first choice of answer may not be spot-on]]> A survey conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test-takers has shown some interesting trends. The survey indicates that test-takers who reconsider and change their first answer are more likely to better their scores, which goes against the popular notion of going by the first instinct for the correct answer in case of multiple-choice test questions. ETS develops and conducts GRE. The facility to change the answer in the GRE revised General Test has become very popular among examinees. As per the study, over 95% of the GRE..

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:11:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d001df6014d09cf1dde2d61
<![CDATA[Japan offering scholarship to Indian students for 5-year UG program]]> The Japan government is offering a scholarship to Indian students, in a bid to woo them to pursue higher education in the country. The scholarship - Monbukagakusho: MEXT - will be a boon to candidates aspiring for higher studies in Japan.   The scholarship is for a five-year undergraduate (UG) program . It includes one-year training in Japanese in varsities based in the country. Another scholarship scheme extended to Indian students is for a three-year UG program , which consists of one-year training in Japanese. The scholarship includes free tuition fees, a monthly stipend..

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:08:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d001df6014d04a633752169
<![CDATA[Scotland to re-introduce post-study work visa for Indian students]]> Scotland is planning to re-introduce the post-study work visa facility for Indian students as a priority, according to officials of a leading political party in the country. The reintroduction would imply that the Indian students will be permitted to work for a minimum of two years, after completing their studies in Scotland. Once the post-study work visa is reinstated, the candidates who got the opportunity to gain education in Scotland may choose to contribute to the economy. Scotland is keen on the return of the post-study work visa, in a bid to win back the waning foreign..

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:24:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4cdf7d7d014ce0dee8242f41
<![CDATA[Marathi-speaking candidates achieve better scores in IELTS: analysis]]> Marathi-speaking candidates have a record of achieving better scores in the prestigious International English Language Testing System (IELTS) compared to candidates who have other Indian languages as their mother tongue, according to an analysis by the British Council . At second and third places are the Malayalam and Tamil-speaking candidates, with regards to academic knowledge of the language; Telugu as well as Hindi-speaking citizens are in second spot in general training. After the Bengali-speaking candidates, Gujarati and Punjabi-speaking candidates are at the seventh and eighth..

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:27:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ccfc622014cd6cc75fe23d2
<![CDATA[$1000 CollegeWeekLive Scholarship Giveaway!]]> CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online college fair events happening nearly every day.  CollegeWeekLive is free to join , and offers scholarships and special promotions exclusively to those who register, login and attend events.  Just register at CollegeWeekLive, search for colleges of interest to you-and you could win $1,000! Entry takes just a few minutes.  Follow these simple steps to win : Register for CollegeWeekLive  Visit 3 colleges of your choice when you’re logged in ..

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:26:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ccfc5fd014cd52eecf81c15
<![CDATA[Six Indian students bag Gates Cambridge scholarships for studies in UK]]> This year, six Indian students have bagged the esteemed Gates Cambridge scholarships to pursue studies in the United Kingdom (UK) . They are among 54 of the most academically outstanding and socially committed students in the world, from 28 different countries. The students, selected from a diverse pool of countries and backgrounds, will start their postgraduate (PG) studies at the University of Cambridge in October, 2015. The 54 candidates were picked from a total of 3,535 applicants, based on their intellectual aptitude, leadership skills, academic suitability with Cambridge..

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:57:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4caee77a014cb1c8bad03c0b
<![CDATA[Come to QS World Grad School Tour Plan your future with Frankfurt School of Finance and Management]]> If you are looking forward to attending German University , do not miss your chance to participate in the QS World Grad School Tour in India , having its starting point on 19th April 2015 in the capital city - Delhi, proceeding to Mumbai (21st April 2015), Hyderabad (23rd April 2015), Bangalore (26th April 2015) as well as other cities. This education fair is the leading postgraduate study information event in the world: every year it builds a place of wide presentation of educational opportunities of the leading world’s business schools, state and private universities bringing..

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Sun, 05 Apr 2015 23:47:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854c85bf0d014c8d29cb0f3dc8
<![CDATA[Post-study visa should be brought back in Scotland]]> The Post Study Work group, a broad coalition of business, education and student representatives, was put together by the Scottish government last summer and published its report this week. It indicates strong recognition from the business and education sectors that international students benefit Scotland’s economy, society and culture (see box), and outlines overwhelming support for allowing international students at Scottish universities and colleges to remain in the country to work. The report says the post-study work route, closed by the UK government in 2012 amid opposition..

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:28:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854c3f9d4f014c5b1956d31186
<![CDATA[Ireland woos Indian students with enhanced higher education facilities]]> Ireland has enhanced its higher education facilities extended to Indian students, in a bid to woo such students to pursue academics in the country. More and more Indian students are pursuing higher studies in foreign countries; hence several institutes across the world have made it easier to gain admission to their programs. Ireland has also joined the bandwagon of foreign institutes which are providing more facilities to Indian students. According to reports, as the value of Euro has come down, the Irish government is aiming to attract more students and business travelers to Ireland...

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:43:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854c3f9d4f014c4fe2f90a7213
<![CDATA[UK launches scholarship program for Indian finance professionals]]> The United Kingdom (UK) recently launched a scholarship program, which is designed for finance professionals from India aspiring to pursue studies in Britain. It is a first-of-its-kind scholarship program. India and UK have a long history of educational and financial partnership. The new program has been named Chevening Financial Services Leadership Program . According to a statement from UK's Treasury Department, the new initiative will boost financial cooperation between the two nations. Moreover, it will strengthen Britain’s standing as the hub for global finance. India..

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:02:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854c22b1a4014c317bd9f73cf4
<![CDATA[GMAC to take over NMAT exam to boost India presence]]> The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has decided to take over the NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT) examination, in a bid to boost its India presence. GMAC, based in the United States (US), administers the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) . GMAT is a gateway for admission into Masters, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive MBA programs in India and overseas. Each year, around 2.5 lakh candidates throughout the world appear for the GMAT. According to a recent announcement from GMAC, it will take over the ownership as well as management of..

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:33:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4c08693d014c0c78b9d04358
<![CDATA[Simplifying Education Finance To Study Abroad]]> Studying abroad is great and time-tested way to enhance your skill set and consequently improve your employment opportunities. However, studying in a foreign university is costly and many aspirants leave their study abroad dreams unfulfilled as they are not sure of securing a loan which can cover their study abroad expenses. The financing of the education is the biggest hurdle in their dreams. How can they overcome the primary hurdle? Where to start?  Begin with ‘Start with Smart’ and assess the options available. The assessment invariably begins with checking the..

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:48:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4c03f319014c0744a096389d
<![CDATA[France announces Charpak scholarship program for Indian students]]> France is offering a wonderful opportunity for students from India who aspire to pursue higher education in the country. Indian students can avail the Charpak scholarship , which is run by the Embassy of France in India. The Charpak scholarships cover three types of programs - the Charpak Master’s Program, Charpak Exchange Program and the Research Internship Program. The first is granted for one to two years of education at the master’s degree level, while the other (for exchange program) is awarded for one to four months (during the course of an academic semester) at the..

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:00:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4bfc8a07014c02b36e68669b
<![CDATA[GRE Popularity among Business and Global Students Continues to Grow]]> The GRE® Program continued its volume growth in 2014.  While other graduate school admissions tests saw a decline in volumes for the second straight year, GRE® revised General Test volumes grew by nearly three percent compared to 2013, and recorded double-digit growth among international and business-focused audiences.    U.S. volume continued to be stable in 2014 and international volumes increased a noteworthy 11 percent, including gains of 23 percent in Africa, 11 percent in Asia and nearly 28 percent in Latin America. Notable trends in 2014 GRE volumes..

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:03:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844bc0d44b014bc98683ca4629
<![CDATA[How to Shortlist Colleges]]> An important, and often the most overwhelming decision that students need to make when considering study abroad, is which universities or colleges to apply to. With thousands of options spread across so many countries, it is difficult to get one’s head around this big life-changing decision. Writing applications requires a lot of time, hard work and effort. Moreover, it costs money to send applications.So students need to shortlist colleges based on careful planning and thought. Often, students select colleges based only on rankings. But this can often lead to problems, especially if..

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:33:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4bb9d4d4014bbaeedf2f1c1a
<![CDATA[Calcutta and Webster varsities join hands for academics, research]]> Bengal-based University of Calcutta has joined hands with the United States (US)-based Webster University through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint initiatives in academics and research. Under the MoU, University of Calcutta students can join short-term courses at the Thailand campus of Webster University . Moreover, the students of the varsities can also undertake joint research projects. According to officials of Webster University, the US varsity is eager to see Calcutta University students exploring Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) extensively,..

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:50:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b9b1f10014ba13ed7416aed