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.
Denver-based Bridge Education Group has announced three new university partnerships along the US East coast. President Jean-Marc Alberola said the move follows Bridge’s strategy to open 15 to 20 campus-based centres in the next five years.
Education partnering organisation INTO’s annual agent survey reveals agencies worldwide are optimistic about future outbound numbers. Responses also expose country-specific drivers for overseas study and a growing demand for high school qualifications.
The US Department of State has hosted its first ever virtual study abroad fair with IIE and CollegeWeekLive, an online platform which provides video conferencing facilities and resources for prospective students.