Universities Focus on Internationalization
According to a survey carried out by The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, compared to eight years ago internationalization is considered a “top priority” at 82 percent of Canadian universities, up from 70 percent…
University Ranking Based on Career Outcomes Crowns Carnegie Mellon
Online professional network LinkedIn (LI) has announced its first ever university rankings based on career outcomes across the USA, UK and Canada for specific programs…
Globe’s Stock of Internationally Mobile Students Continues to Grow and Diversify
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has released its annual Education at a Glance report, detailing data on such topics as educational attainment…
For-Profit Colleges Find Warm Welcome
The New York Times reports that for-profit colleges are finding a warm welcome in Brazil as the government tries to meet the demand for affordable higher education…
Chilean University Unseats Brazilian Incumbent at the Top of Regional Rankings
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), has overtaken Brazil’s Universidade de São Paulo to top this year’s QS University…
Survey Suggests Ranking Plays Most Critical Role in Decision-Making Process of International Students
International students are more influenced with teaching quality and academic ranking than they are student satisfaction or contact hours when deciding where to study, according …
Caribbean Med Schools Work ‘Loophole’ to Draw on Federal Funds
According to a recent report from Bloomberg, a number of for-profit medical schools in the Caribbean that are ineligible for U.S. federal student aid programs have been encouraging their students to access those funds by simultaneously enrolling in U.S.-based online programs with which they have formed partnerships.
Agent Survey Suggests U.S. and Canada are Most Attractive Destinations for Foreign Students
According to the findings of a recent poll of international recruiting agents, the United States and Canada are the most attractive international destinations for foreign students.
Students at Caribbean For-Profit Med Schools Cost Taxpayers
Students at for-profit medical schools in the Caribbean are amassing more debt than their peers at medical schools in the United States, and many of those students drop out before finishing, thereby creating risk for taxpayers, surmises a recent article in Bloomberg Markets magazine.
New Scholarships for Pakistan
Sixty-three Brazilian universities are to offer Pakistani students scholarships to study in Brazil, through a scheme announced in August. The scholarships stipulate that the awardee must return to their home countries after study.