GOING DIGITAL – A BIG CHALLENGE FOR UNIVERSITIES

Around the world traditional, campus-based universities are facing headwinds as they try to expand student enrolment. The challenge is especially acute in more advanced developing countries where the college-age population is shrinking for the first time due to decreasing birth rates. In addition, the rise of the gig economy and the decline of lifelong professions

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UK : CARDIFF COMMITS TO INT’L STUDY CENTRE LAUNCH

Cardiff University in Wales will launch an International Study Centre next year, to provide more international students with an opportunity to study at the renowned research-led university. The ISC will give international students a route into both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the prestigious Russell Group institution. The first intake of students will be in September 2020.

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UAE : EXPO 2020 : A LEGACY FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

Here’s how some educational institutes are engaging their students with the showcase event. Maryssa O’Connor, Principal/CEO, GEMS Wellington International School We began our partnership with the Expo Educators Team in 2017 and are now in our third academic year of an Expo-rich curriculum. We use the three Expo themes as a stimulus, the students’ progress

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GLOBAL : INT’L SCHOOL COSTS ON THE RISE, UK UP £1K ON 2018

The average cost per year for a place at an international school is on the rise in many key destinations, with a single year at a UK-based international school increasing in cost by more than £1,000 on 2018 figures,  data from ECA International has revealed. While China, the US and Belgium are the first, second and third most

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GLOBAL : CHINESE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – THE END OF THE AFFAIR

Growth in the number of Chinese students pursuing study in four top destinations – United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia – is “slowing significantly”, according to a new report. But while Canada and Australia are diversifying their international student populations, the US and UK continue to rely too heavily on China as a source

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FORCED OFF CAMPUS, HONG KONG UNIVERSITIES TAKE TEACHING DIGITAL

Academics are ‘putting in a lot of effort’ to ensure students are not harmed by shutdown. There has been an unexpected outcome of the anti-government protests that have left many Hong Kong campuses in physical disarray: almost all teaching and learning has gone online. Instead of cancelling teaching entirely when face-to-face sessions and classroom-based exams

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