Minglebox Education News - studyabroadspotlight http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sat, 26 May 2018 14:04:07 GMT Sat, 26 May 2018 14:04:07 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[Things to consider prior to studying abroad]]> Overseas Education One thing is clear that the appeal of studying in a different culture attracts many while there are arguments for and against studying outside the country. However, there are several academic and financial elements that need to be addressed. Like any decision, choosing to study abroad requires careful planning, research and execution. Studying abroad can provide much-needed global exposure to students. A global financial company recently reported that India has the world’s highest proportion of parents—about 88%—who want to send their children..

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Sat, 26 May 2018 07:13:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa638bf97801639b4b16394772
<![CDATA[Bennett University unleashes AI Programme to reach the masses]]> Artificial Intelligence The project regarding AI has been funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering in London through the Indo-UK Newton-Bhabha research fund. The Bennett University on Tuesday kick-started a Deep Learning and AI Skilling and Research project, which aims to impart training in artificial intelligence technologies to nearly one million students in two years. Skeleton of the Programme Recently while launching the programme on campus, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) chairperson professor Anil Sahasrabudhe said the programme was in..

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Fri, 04 May 2018 10:55:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffe846326279301632acae8211a1a
<![CDATA[Official: UK’s Best Nursing Students]]> University of Sunderland nursing students proved they had their finger on the pulse after picking up a prestigious prize at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards. The University had already proved it was streets ahead of the opposition after receiving five nominations as part of the 2018 awards. Now in their seventh year, they are the only national awards to celebrate the very best in student nurses and nurse education. The School of  Nursing  saw off opposition from across the UK to be named Post – registration Education Provider of the Year. ..

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Fri, 04 May 2018 10:20:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffe846326279301632aaa17e41970
<![CDATA[Psychologist Gains National Recognition]]> Dr Helen Driscoll has become a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in recognition of her continued impact in learning and teaching. Achieving a Senior Fellowship demonstrates meeting all dimensions of the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in Higher Education. This is a nationally recognised framework for benchmarking success within Higher Education teaching and learning support. Achieving this requires demonstration of thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support. Crucially, a Senior..

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Fri, 04 May 2018 09:38:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe846326279301632a8494c91881
<![CDATA[Graduate lands publishing deal]]> A Sunderland Journalism graduate has signed a three book deal with major publisher, Headline. Since 2007 Glenda Young has run two Coronation Street fan websites, and has authored a number of books based on the soap. She graduated BA Journalism Studies in 2001, and recently made history when she created the first ever soap opera 'Riverside' for weekly  The People's Friend. In Glenda's first novel,  Belle of the Back Streets,  15-year-old Meg finds herself taking on the rag and bone business in Ryhope to protect her family from an..

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Fri, 04 May 2018 09:32:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe846326279301632a7e7db3187d
<![CDATA[Elliott flexes his business muscles in USA]]> A Sunderland graduate’s live and on-demand service which allows people to join fitness classes from the comfort of their own home has attracted the attention of the lucrative American fitness market. Since Elliott Perry, from Washington, founded Flex in 2015, his business has gone from strength to strength with up to 3,000 sign-ups. The streaming service allows leading fitness instructors to host live and interactive classes, broadcast into the home via internet TV boxes and supporting casting devices, as users link up through a heart-rate monitor to keep check on their..

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Fri, 04 May 2018 09:26:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe846326279301632a78c15f1859
<![CDATA[Pro-Vice Chancellor wins RTS Pilgrim Award]]> Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graeme Thompson, has been awarded the Royal Television Society's Pilgrim Award, which recognises outstanding voluntary service to the Society. As well as Graeme's responsibilities for engagement and culture at the University, including his role as Chair of the new Sunderland Culture Company, he also chairs the Arts Council-funded community arts project, The Cultural Spring and was on the Steering Group for Sunderland’s City of Culture 2021 Bid. Graeme is also Chair of the International Group of the North East Cultural Partnership and..

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Fri, 04 May 2018 09:11:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe846326279301632a6b9677180e
<![CDATA[New Dean ready for business]]> Professor Lawrence Bellamy has been appointed as Academic Dean to the  Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism  at the University of Sunderland. He joins the University as former Deputy Provost and Associate Dean at the University of Chester and prior to that as Head of Strategy and Economics at Leeds Business School. A Chartered Engineer, Professor Bellamy started his career in manufacturing - in the area of thermoplastics, composites and thermosets - before moving into Higher Education. Professor Bellamy noted: “I am passionate about business education and..

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Fri, 04 May 2018 09:03:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe846326279301632a649bd317d6
<![CDATA[Nursing and Social Work degrees at stake – UK New University rankings ]]> Of late, nursing academics have been with a strong intent that they are still “reeling” from the significant drop in applications since the government replaced nursing bursaries with loans. Universities have hit out at government plans to rank their academic teaching according to how much their graduates earn. On the future workforce in various NHS hospitals, they are urging ministers to think hard about the impact of their education policies. Ministers now plan to assess teaching quality at subject level, placing a new emphasis on graduate salaries. According to which..

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Wed, 02 May 2018 07:53:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef6201631fd749d6522b
<![CDATA[One Year Full Time MSc Finance and Management degree from University of Sunderland]]> The University of Sunderland is offering a one-year full-time MSc degree in Finance and Management. The course starts on October 15. By pursuing this degree, you will apply up-to-date theories and knowledge to current situations. You will also graduate with the tools and knowledge to tackle real-world issues. After you complete the MSc in Finance and Management, you will qualify for senior roles with tremendous responsibility. Overview This MSc is a specialised Masters, which provides in-depth knowledge of key finance and management concepts, offering a powerful boost to..

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Wed, 02 May 2018 07:47:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef6201631fd1d5c85204
<![CDATA[The University of Portsmouth UK signs MoU with Raksha Shakti University Ahmedabad]]> New Delhi, April 30, 2018: The University of Portsmouth, UK (UoP), ranked among the top 40 universities in UK  and among top 100 international modern universities*, has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad to collaborate over a wide range of academic and research activities and initiatives.  The MoU between the University of Portsmouth and  Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad focuses on collaborative research activities in the domain of their mutual interests. The partnership will also support aspiring..

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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:54:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffea562ce4a51016316d4f1af67b2
<![CDATA[Two Year Part Time MA in Investigative Management from University of Sunderland]]> The University of Sunderland is offering a two-year part time post graduation degree, Master of Arts in Investigative Management. By pursuing this course, you will not only hone your skills but also be part of the future of police. You will be able to bring a high level of professionalism to investigation besides qualifying for more senior roles within the police department. Overview MA Investigative Management is ideal for professionals seeking to advance their careers by studying leadership and management in the context of work-based investigative practice. This course..

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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:09:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef62016315629fa11ba6
<![CDATA[Extreme measures applied on H-1B application process 2018]]> H-1B Inception 2018 Amidst unprecedented scrutiny by the Trump Administration, the process of filing petitions for H-1B had begun and undoubtedly, it is considered as the most sought-after work visa among highly skilled Indian professionals A strong indication from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), showed that the federal agency which is responsible to process all H-1B visas will follow zero tolerance by it for even minor errors. Ruckus at most of the social media space and groups lets out an information that immigration lawyers this time expect a..

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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:01:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef620163155b03c61ba1
<![CDATA[Role of Immigrants challenge Americans in Education ]]> Immigrants and Education A new study indicates that the majority of present-day immigrants and their children may be making real progress toward achieving their American dreams.IN 2004, Harvard University political science professor Sam Huntington made the argument that recent immigrants, particularly Hispanics, weren't assimilating well into American society. He is concerned with the descendants of present-day immigrants. The same upwardly mobile trajectory as the descendants of earlier arrivals from Europe might not be followed.   The key appears to be educated..

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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:55:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef62016315560ff21b79
<![CDATA[Infosys to Establish U.S. Education Center in Indianapolis ]]> Infosys to build state-of-the-art training and residential center for employees and clients to prepare workforce for the jobs of the future; Commits to 1,000 Additional American Jobs     Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, announced it will establish its U.S. Education Center in Indianapolis to train American workers and arm them with skills for the digital future. The company also announced that it has expanded its hiring plans for Indiana from 2,000 to 3,000 new jobs by the end of 2023. Infosys will..

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Sat, 28 Apr 2018 10:14:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa62a5e58601630bbf78c71257
<![CDATA[Los Angles outnumbers Berkeley - UCLA Vs UC Berkeley graduate school of education]]> UC Berkeley and UC California – Overview UCLA was ranked at No. 25, UMich at No. 27 and UNC Chapel Hill at No. 33 in the new 2018 ranking. UC Berkeley ties with UCLA as No. 1 public school in USUCLA beats UC Berkeley as No. 1 public university in the US, ranking reports UC Berkeley ranked No. 1 public university in the U.S. by Academic Ranking of World Universities. UC Berkeley was ranked the No. 4 public university in the United States below UCLA, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in the Wall Street Journal..

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Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:56:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8362f0f56401630b40d5797c01
<![CDATA[MSc degree in Operations and Logistics from University of Sunderland]]> The UK based University of Sunderland is offering on 1/2 year full/part time MSc degree program in Operations and Logistics Management from October 15. By pursuing this degree, you not only gain advanced knowledge and skills in the organization, production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly changing competitive business environment. What is more, you will also learn to plan, direct and control resources - facilities, processes and people - and use them to combine transformed resources into products and services. Overview Operations management is the..

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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 07:22:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462f0b948016305fb86da73a7
<![CDATA[George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law Announces Online LL.M. in U.S. Law ]]> Offering Educational Opportunities for Foreign-Trained Lawyers Seeking Knowledge of U.S. Law Beginning fall 2018, foreign-trained attorneys will have the opportunity to learn from the United States' top legal experts, leading attorneys, and judges through the George Mason University LL.M. in U.S. Law program . The solely online program seeks to engage and educate professionals from all countries. With no requirement to physically visit the GMU campus, legal professionals will be able to complete the Master's Degree at their convenience from their homes and offices. The..

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Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:12:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462f0b94801630215e64d5fd5
<![CDATA[Italian Government Scholarship 2018 to 19 open for Indian Nationals]]> The Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development's Department of Higher Education has notified the offer of Italian Government Scholarship 2018-19. The last date of online application is April 30, 2.00 pm (Central European Time), according to MHRD notification. Comprehensive information about the scholarships is annexed and also available on Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), Government of Italy website (studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/call-for-procedure). You are required to apply online both on the Ministry of Human Resource Development..

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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:09:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef620162f6b3b4ff122f
<![CDATA[Students Build AR Storytelling App for Vancouver Chinatown Foundation]]> In the second semester of the Master of Digital Media program, MDM students work in teams on Industry Projects where they are assigned a client and problem they have to help their client solve. Throughout the term, students develop prototypes or applications from concept to deliverable. Industry projects—with their hands-on, real-world experience—form the basis of the Master of Digital Media program. Back in January, six MDM students were matched with the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation and the Chinatown Story Centre to help them find..

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:24:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb162b838ef0162e2ccb99f265b
<![CDATA[University of Sunderland offers MSc in Digital Marketing and data Analytics]]> If you pursue 1-2 year full/part time MSc in Digital Marketing and Data Analytics course, you can access a unique blend of expertise across subject areas besides developing digital marketing and data analytics, knowledge and skills. When you complete the course, you will qualify for senior positions in FTSE firms. Overview MSc Digital Marketing and Data Analytics introduces you to contemporary marketing theory and practice, emphasising digital marketing as central to marketing practice today. The course assumes no previous knowledge of marketing but does require a basic..

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:14:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb162b838ef0162e2c32d46263e
<![CDATA[Gain BA Honours in Business and Financial Management from University of Sunderland]]>   If your aim is to gain a solid business education with a focus on finance, then 3-4 years BA (Honours) degree in Business and Financial Management from the University of Sunderland is the best bet. You can as well undertake a paid placement. After graduating you can start a rewarding career in a reputed firm. This is a full time course with the tuition fee of 9,250 pounds for the local students and 10,750 pounds for the international students. The next start date is September 17. Overview BA (Hons) Business and Financial Management focuses on specialist..

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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 06:51:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462a5f61a0162dcac632814d3
<![CDATA[The University of Sunderland offers four year BA Honours in Business and Management ]]>   The University of Sunderland is offering a four year BA (Honours) Business and Management course, with an integrated foundation year. While pursuing the course, the students will develop strong skills and knowledge in all areas of business. You not only can undertake a paid placement but also start a rewarding career in management. Overview BA (Honours) Business and Management is our most popular undergraduate business degree, and will give you a broad foundation in management, marketing, finance, operations and marketing in a digital world. When you..

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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:08:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462a5f61a0162d38208a06b99
<![CDATA[The University of Sunderland is a Life Changing Destination]]> The University of Sunderland , located on the North East Coast in London and Hong Kong in Asia have in excess of 20,000 students pursuing various educational courses. The University has global partnerships with learning institutions in as many as 15 countries. What with its long-established commitment to widening participation, the University's world-leading research, public and private sector alliances and its track-record for providing quality student experiences that result in graduates who are the tomorrow makers of our societies and economies. Almost 94.2% of graduates are..

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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:46:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462a5f61a0162d36dd6fd6b5e
<![CDATA[UKs University of Southampton invites applications for its MSc in Sustainability programme]]>   Theprestigious UK-based University of Southampton has opened applications for its MSc in Sustainability degree. It is an interdisciplinary master’s degree designed to explore sustainability issues in both developed and developing societies and simultaneously address critical global challenges faced by them.The programme offers a solid foundation for developing futuristic careers in the public, private and third sectors, as well as national and international agencies working in the spheres of sustainability and sustainable development. The University of..

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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:33:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef620162cd96192b5cfe
<![CDATA[GMAC shortens GMAT Examination Duration by Thirty Minutes]]> The Graduate Management Admission Test or GMAT examination duration has been curtailed by thirty minutes, citing the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), India Today reported. According to the report, the aim of reducing the examination duration was part of GMAC's ongoing focus on creating the best possible testing experience and further offering user-friendly features. The report further said that the new, shorter GMAT examination will be having duration of 3.5 hours instead of the earlier four hours. This is applicable for those sitting for GMAT examination globally beginning on..

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:30:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa62a5e5860162b93140fb4f5e
<![CDATA[Role of Immigrants challenge Americans in Education ]]> Immigrants and Education A new study indicates that the majority of present-day immigrants and their children may be making real progress toward achieving their American dreams.IN 2004, Harvard University political science professor Sam Huntington made the argument that recent immigrants, particularly Hispanics, weren't assimilating well into American society. He is concerned with the descendants of present-day immigrants. The same upwardly mobile trajectory as the descendants of earlier arrivals from Europe might not be followed.   The key appears to be educated..

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Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:04:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856299ef6201629b45aae70490
<![CDATA[Recent Sensation for Education Tech Startups Middle East]]> Post-2014 Brookings study, it has been observed that there is a problem with the curriculum that is too traditional, that is too much based on rote learning, learning things by heart. However, over the last few years, technology is filling the gap where traditional schooling has failed. Reaping Benefits It has been estimated that by 2020, there will be 15 million students in the Gulf including those who are out of school as a result of armed conflicts and displacement, and it's pushed the capacity of basic social services such as education to a critical point in many..

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Fri, 06 Apr 2018 09:38:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb16260e83301629a5257f3748e
<![CDATA[Nursing and Social Work degrees at stake – UK New University rankings ]]> Of late, nursing academics have been with a strong intent that they are still “reeling” from the significant drop in applications since the government replaced nursing bursaries with loans. Universities have hit out at government plans to rank their academic teaching according to how much their graduates earn. On the future workforce in various NHS hospitals, they are urging ministers to think hard about the impact of their education policies. Ministers now plan to assess teaching quality at subject level, placing a new emphasis on graduate salaries. According to which the..

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Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:40:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb16260e833016294f6f08b61ea
<![CDATA[Los Angles outnumbers Berkeley UCLA Vs UC Berkeley graduate school of education]]> UC Berkeley and UC California – Overview UCLA was ranked at No. 25, UMich at No. 27 and UNC Chapel Hill at No. 33 in the new 2018 ranking. UC Berkeley ties with UCLA as No. 1 public school in USUCLA beats UC Berkeley as No. 1 public university in the US, ranking reports UC Berkeley ranked No. 1 public university in the U.S. by Academic Ranking of World Universities. UC Berkeley was ranked the No. 4 public university in the United States below UCLA, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and the University of North Carolina , Chapel Hill in the Wall Street Journal and..

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Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:31:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb16260e833016294ee994e61c6
<![CDATA[Taylor's University Lakeside Campus Malaysia's State-of-the-Art Modern-Tropical University Campus]]> The opening of the Taylor's Lakeside Campus in 2010 is indeed an exciting phase in the 40-year-old history of Taylor's, and underscores its continued commitment to self-development. It marks another major milestone for the institution, where great strides have been made since 1969. The Lakeside Campus houses all existing tertiary programmes under one roof. Set on 27 acres of tropical greenery, the campus is surrounded by a revived 5.5 acre man-made lake. This campus is another step forward towards realising Taylor's mission to become a university of 20,000 students renowned for its..

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018 13:25:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb16260e8330162868927462be9
<![CDATA[Recent Sensation for Education Tech Startups – Middle East]]> Post-2014 Brookings study, it has been observed that there is a problem with the curriculum that is too traditional, that is too much based on rote learning, learning things by heart. However, over the last few years, technology is filling the gap where traditional schooling has failed. Reaping Benefits It has been estimated that by 2020, there will be 15 million students in the Gulf including those who are out of school as a result of armed conflicts and displacement, and it's pushed the capacity of basic social services such as education to a critical point in many..

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018 11:28:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e0162861d48287d37
<![CDATA[Global University Systems India to boost Technological Developments in Education Sector]]> Global University Systems (GUS), one of the largest and most innovative higher education firms in Europe has forayed into Indian market. With the roll out of GUS Education (India) LLP, the education major is aiming at boosting technological developments, digital initiatives and enterprise capabilities for the education sector in the country, according to a medianewswire statement. KT Rama Rao, Minister for IT E&C, MAUD, Industries and Commerce, Mines and Geology, Public Enterprises and NRI Affairs, Telangana and Aaron Ettingen, Founder and CEO of GUS jointly inaugurated the India..

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Sat, 31 Mar 2018 06:53:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856204480401627ad578cd5883
<![CDATA[German Chancellor Fellowship 2018 Last Date to Apply is on September 15]]> The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has commenced the online domain to apply for the German Chancellor Fellowship 2018. According to an NDTV report, the last date to apply for the fellowship is on September 15. Irrespective of their field of work, whoever is interested can apply for the fellowship. If you are aspiring to take the next step in your career in Germany, you can apply for this fellowship, provided if you are capable of developing your own project idea and find a slew of your choice to mentor you. You must be an Indian citizen and should have acquired leadership experience. ..

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Sat, 31 Mar 2018 06:50:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe856204480401627ad1f2da585f
<![CDATA[Memorable takeaways for youngsters studying abroad – Testimonials ]]> Some of whom are back and others are still making new memories abroad, about the more precious things they have gained, learned or changed in their time in an overseas classroom. A habit of recycling that you refuse to abandon; sometimes even a renewed determination to always wear a sari to special events. Though the most precious takeaways are intangible for many students, a cookbook with recipes from all around the world would be contributed by a different classmate. Act against casual sexism At the North Carolina State University in the US , a 27 year-old..

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Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:54:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e0162768b4d1b314d
<![CDATA[Hult International Business School Becomes First Triple-Accredited U.S. Business School ]]> Hult International Business School has been awarded EQUIS accreditation, officially achieving the coveted   "triple crown" accreditation status (AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS) . Following confirmation of its accreditation by EQUIS, the school now joins the ranks of just one percent of business schools worldwide to have achieved this elite status-and is the first, and only, business school in the U.S. to do so. What is "triple crown" accreditation?   A triple-accredited business school is one that has been awarded accreditation from AACSB (The..

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Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:48:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e01627685a71f3118
<![CDATA[Canadian International School Celebrates 22 Years of Excellence ]]> The  Canadian International School  (CIS) celebrated its 22 years with a festive atmosphere throughout the school. CIS dedicated the day to celebrating this milestone by hosting several events for the students and faculty. As the first truly international school in Bangalore , CIS has been celebrating several milestones over the past 22 years. Amongst those achievements are, being the first school in Bangalore to offer the IB Diploma, becoming the first fully iPad integrated school in South India, as well as being India's 1st fully solar powered school. Another..

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Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:43:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e01627680eefd3115
<![CDATA[American Financial Benefits Center Encourages Parents to Pursue Debt-Free College Education for Their Kids ]]> Having student debt can be a great motivator. For example, individuals may let that debt inspire them to learn about personal finances and kick their finances into shape. Parents with student debt, on the other hand, may be inspired to save enough money so that their children can graduate college debt free. American Financial Benefits Center (AFBC), a document preparation company that helps its clients with application paperwork to recertify enrollment in income-driven repayment plans, remind parents that if they need help with their loans, they may be able to see reduced payments through an..

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Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:38:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e0162767ca18430d9
<![CDATA[New school of medicine at the University of Sunderland]]> We are pleased to announce that we have been successful in our bid to open a new medical school, with the first cohort of students oining the University in September 2019. Medicine at Sunderland Sunderland is one of only five new medical schools, established to address the regional imbalance of medical education places across England and to widen access to ensure the profession reflects the communities it serves. With a track-record of excellence in medical education spanning almost 100 years, the University is now well-placed to address the chronic shortage of..

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Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:30:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e0162767512bf30d5
<![CDATA[About University of Sunderland in London]]> Sunderland’s reputation as a dynamic, global University extends well beyond the North East of England. We are extremely proud to be one of the largest recruiters of overseas students in the UK. This creates a fantastically diverse student population, and means that you’ll be studying alongside – and perhaps making lifelong friends with – students from over 100 countries. When you study with us, you can be assured that you are benefiting from decades of experience of delivering life changing education to students right around the world. The same high quality..

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Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:23:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e0162766ed67030a0
<![CDATA[After American H-1B Visa Fiasco Australian Temporary Skill Shortage Visa to Impact Indians]]> Impacting thousands of citizenship seekers, Australia’s department of home affairs has not only abolished Subclass 457, the most sought-after temporary work visa and in turn, had rolled out the temporary skill shortage visa (TSS) that is teethed with stringent norms, says an NDTV Profit report. Indian Workers Stating that the subclass 457, which was a popular visa category for Indian workers who wish to work Australia, the report went on to add that the apparent move came days after America decided to suspend premium processing of H-1B visa petitions for fiscal year..

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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:31:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462188abb01626c82c0b85ce0
<![CDATA[Plans to consider for overseas Education ]]> Overseas Study Everyone would like to have an opportunity to study abroad if given a chance and a choice. However there are various reasons to make this choice for it could be both beneficial and complicated. For instance, in some cases the only reason one studies abroad is to settle down in the destined country after the completion of the course.  Then there are some instances where a wrong course or overseas study destination is chosen, simply because ones’ IELTS language score is not good or one is just desperate enough to study abroad; irrespective of what..

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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:04:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462188abb01626bda1d975911
<![CDATA[New Locations for Andhra, Gujarat and Punjab Students – Education Insights]]> Australia has been identified as the new preferred destination for PTE in a recent study conducted by Pearson for PTE Academic test takers in India planning to study abroad the computer-based test of English proficiency for immigration and study abroad.  The study reveals that applicants from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Punjab show the strongest desire to study at an Australian university . In fact, 93 percent of the students apply for post-graduate courses while only 3.5 percent opt to pursue graduate courses. Financial sector Business Management, ..

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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:56:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462188abb01626bd23fe558e2
<![CDATA[Checklists for International Students studying in the UK]]> Many students have had different experiences while looking for a job in the UK. International students in the UK make up for almost one-fifth of the students in the UK.  Factors such as visa restrictions of four months can prove to be hard for an international student to compete with the home students, however especially with the new alterations coming into implementation, it is not impossible. To ensure your job hunting experience remains positive, here are some tips for international students in the UK applying for jobs. Preparation Strategy It is important to prepare..

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:19:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e016267d40a0a6382
<![CDATA[Thousands Convene in San Diego to Celebrate 25 Years of Charter Public Schools ]]> This week, March 26-28, 2018, thousands of charter public school teachers, leaders, and supporters are meeting at the San Diego Convention Center to attend the 25th Annual California Charter Schools Conference. The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) is proud to host this event in celebration of 25 years of charter public schools "Making a Difference" in the lives of students and families within California's public education system.   "Charter public schools play a critical role in strengthening California's public education system, as shown by our ever..

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:06:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e016267c66c576357
<![CDATA[Ashford University Launches New Continuing Education Courses in Partnership with Teaching Channel]]> Ashford University has partnered with Teaching Channel, a leading online resource for K-12 educators, to offer four new continuing education courses for K-12 educators. The graduate-level online courses are designed to allow teachers to secure continuing education requirements for license renewal and salary advancement, subject to state-specific requirements. The courses are currently accepting students. Each self-paced course is worth three semester credits and designed to be completed in six weeks. The courses cover critical topics including differentiated instruction, social and..

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:49:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83623d3e9e016267b8dfad62f9
<![CDATA[Top funding options to study abroad]]> An overall excitement to study abroad sweeps together a bunch of exhilarating moments for the international students. Once you enroll in international studies, you can be sure that an entirely new lifestyle is waiting to embrace you onboard.   The idea to international funding can be derived from various aspects accounting for a comprehensive foreign study experience such as a summer or a semester exploring an exciting international city, spend a whole year in a new country, or even earn your degree at an international university, living and study abroad might be an experience..

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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:08:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8462188abb016262a0bf3e270b
<![CDATA[Spencer Foundation grants awarded to UIC researchers - University of Illinois]]> Danny Martin, recipient of a $130,000 Spencer Foundation grant. Two University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are recipients of Spencer Foundation grants designed to advance education-related research. A Midcareer Grant award to Danny Martin will expand his investigation of math learning among African-American students, and a Small Research Grants program award to Federico Waitoller will advance his research on how parents of students with disabilities perceive school choice in urban settings. Theoretical and Methodological Considerations in Studying the..

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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:25:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa623d40a9016257c20a1e7a5b
<![CDATA[Sixth annual Latin IS America Series to begin at Michigan State University]]> Spearheaded by the Michigan State University College of Music, the sixth annual Latin IS America Series of music will feature national and internationally renowned guests in performances, workshops, scholarly discussions and film. Events will take place on MSU’s campus from March 25 through April 23. Series highlights include an evening of world music performed by Projeto Arcomusical on the berimbau, an Afro-Brazilian bow. An innovative workshop highlights Venezuelan fusion as performed by the Jorge Glem Trio, while the MSU Capoeira ensemble will explore..

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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:17:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa623d40a9016257ba2f987a0e
<![CDATA[Targeting Chinese students will undermine US Competitiveness]]> As part of its relentless pursuit of preventing China from stealing American Intellectual Property, the US is aiming at bringing about a slew of restrictions on the number of Chinese students enrolled US colleges and universities . Quoting Bloomberg View, a LiveMint report said the President of US, Donald Trump's administration is considering lot of restrictions on the number of Chinese students, rather than doing good, targeting overseas students will undermine the competitiveness of America and not one bit enhance it. Chinese Students In the US, out of the one odd..

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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:08:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa623d40a9016257b1a1ac79db