Malaysia has introduced new measures to streamline international student visa applications by allowing HE students to apply directly through EMGS. The changes should increase transparency, the Higher Education Ministry has said.
International collaboration is a key pillar in two long-term strategic plans for higher and vocational education in China, the World Class University initiative and the Action Plan for the Innovative Development of Tertiary Vocational Education, released last month.
The university sector is lagging behind the corporate world when it comes to crisis management and mitigating the risks of overseas travel, educators and other stakeholders were warned at the Education without Borders event held in Manchester this week.
Dual degree programmes and short-term study abroad are two areas of potential collaboration for universities in the US and Iran, now that diplomatic relations are beginning to thaw, according to a white paper published by the US-based IIE.