The Dutch government has created a scholarship programme for Canadian students to mark the 70th anniversary of liberation from World War II German occupation, where Canadian soldiers played a significant role in liberating the country.
A leading UK-based education group, ISIS Education, which provides a broad range of educational programmes in the UK and North America, is rebranding to “Oxford International Education Group” following strong growth in recent years.
International students still perceive the USA and the UK as top destinations for a quality education, however, according to the latest IDP Buyer Behaviour research, Australia is considered among the best study destinations for graduate employment opportunities and Canada and New Zealand are seen as affordable and safe.
The Canadian Bureau for International Education has announced the winners of its 2014 Excellence Awards, which recognise exceptional leadership and innovation in Canada’s international education sector. The awards will be presented at CBIE’s annual conference in November.
Global online professional network LinkedIn has launched its first ever university rankings for certain programmes in the USA, Canada and the UK, designed to highlight which institutions are best at propelling students into desirable graduate jobs.
China and India are expected to propel growth in postgraduate student mobility over the next decade in all leading study destinations according to forecasts by the British Council. The projection also shows Asia’s dominance of enrolments will wane as tertiary-aged populations decline in the region.
Four months after changes to its International Student Programme came into effect, many of Canada’s language teaching institutions have repositioned themselves to adapt to new regulations banning them from offering “co-op” programmes that combine tuition with professional internships.