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HE consortium promotes private Indian institutions

SkillTree, India’s first consortium of private universities and institutions recently launched an initiative to draw global attention to the country's thriving educational sector and recognise its top private institutions. Building on the rising interest from UK students to study in India, the 'Great Place to Study – India Edition', launched in London this month.

ELS opens its first pathway programme in India

ELS Education Services (ELS) has partnered with SRM University (SRM) in Chennai to launch its first ever language centre in India, which becomes its seventh international pathway programme worldwide. The move marks an interesting new development for ELS, which has declared interest in further developing operations in India.

India evacuates students from eastern Ukraine

The Indian embassy has begun an emergency evacuation of its citizens from Ukraine's conflict-stricken Eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk. It has issued a particular warning to students not to delay their departure to a later date. Some 1000 Indian nationals have already travelled to the capital of Kiev, en route back to their home country.

India drives 7% increase in US graduate applications

Numbers of applications to US graduate schools have increased by 7% despite a 1% drop from the US's largest international graduate student source country, China. The gain has instead been lead by double digit growth from Indian students for the second year in a row according to data from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS).