Americas

WENR, June 2015: Americas

NZ Education Minister Tours Latin America on Trade Visit

New Zealand is aiming to increase its profile as a study destination among Latin American students as its minister of tertiary education, skills and employment visited the region for the first time in April…


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WENR, May 2015: Americas

Argentinian Universities Graduating Just 30% of Enrollees

Argentinian universities are graduating only three out of ten students, while in neighboring Chile six out of ten graduate, and in Brazil five out of ten students graduate…


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WENR, April 2015: Americas

French Business School to Open Brazil Campus

French business school, SKEMA, recently announced that it will open its first campus in Latin America near Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais, Brazil…


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WENR, March 2015: Americas

For-Profit Universities Fight Financial Aid Rule Changes

Higher education companies in Brazil are lobbying the government to rescind new rules on financial aid that they fear will stop students enrolling in private programs…


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WENR, January/February 2015: Americas

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…


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WENR, December 2014: Americas

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…


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WENR, October 2014: Americas

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…


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WENR, September 2014: Americas

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…


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WENR, July/August 2014: Americas

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…


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WENR, May 2014: Americas

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 …


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