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Canada tops the heap for Higher Education Investment

Posted on 17 Sep 2014 Views ( 2104 )

Higher Education has become more accessible than ever in the past. In the year 2000, one adult in five of developed nations had attained higher education qualification, while 12, one .adult in every five of developed nations held a college degree, whereas the count has roused to 1:3 in the year 2012....

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Scholarship Updates for European Union

Posted on 11 Sep 2014 Views ( 1286 )

As per the annual reports published in “Education at a Glance” today by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Canada surpassed the United States of America as the biggest investor on tertiary education. The nation has raised its GDP (Gross Domestic Product) to 2.8 per cent in 2010. In 2009 it was 2.6 percent.77777777777777777777

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Spain Scraps University examination for International students

Posted on 26 Aug 2014 Views ( )

As a move to establish Spain as a major destination for international education, the nation has loosened its university entrance examination Selectividad, for foreign students. The examination has however treated as an obstacle in increasing the flow of International students as it was conducted in Spanish language and on the basis of Spanish educational system while some portion is on Spanish literature. Now it has been removed with immediate effect.

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Scholarship Updates for European Union

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 Views ( 2158 )

University of Lausanne (UNIL) in Switzerland offers the UNIL’s Master’s Grants to abroad scholars who are heading to pursue a Masters Degree at the University. Students can pursue any course study except the Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, Master of Arts in Science and Practices of Education, and Master of Medicine. The scholarship may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced Studies. The value of the scholarship is CHF 1,600 per month from 15th September to 15th July. Eligibility Criteria includes holding a valid degree from an international University and equivalent to the UNIL’s Bachelor’s degree.

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Scholarship updates for New Zealand

Posted on 20 Aug 2014 Views ( 2046 )

The University of Canterbury is offering the UC International First Year Undergraduate Scholarships to exceptional collegians who are commencing their postgraduate course study at the University of Canterbury. Australian citizens are an exception for these Scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded in three categories. The monetary grants for the three categories are $20,000, $ 15,000, and $10,000 respectively. To become eligible aspirants should qualify an entrance level examination conducted by the University and should apply to the scholarship within a year of their entrance examination.

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Scholarship Updates for Australia

Posted on 14 Aug 2014 Views ( 2598 )

Flinders International Post Graduate Research Scholarships are meritorious awards presented to qualified applicants who pursue a two year full-time research degree at Flinders University. The scholarship covers tuition fees plus the recipients will be paid with a generous living allowance of $25,395 per annum. Also the candidates will get an establishment allowance of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.

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Scholarship Updates for United Kingdom

Posted on 13 Aug 2014 Views ( 2004 )

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations fund British Chevening Scholarships, which are UK government’s global scholarship programme. Annually, 1000 scholarships are offered to outstanding international students who are having great leadership qualities to study full time postgraduate studies, normally a one year Masters’ study at UK Universities.

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Scholarship Updates for Canada

Posted on 13 Aug 2014 Views ( 2125 )

The University of York offers International Entrance Scholarships, United World College Scholarships, and Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships, for International students who would like to take a full-time undergraduate degree in the fields of Schulich School of Business, Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, Health, Glendon, Fine Arts, Environmental Studies, and Liberal Arts & professional studies at University of York.

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Scholarship Updates for USA

Posted on 12 Aug 2014 Views ( 2539 )

US Government and Universities are providing varied scholarships for International students in USA. For many across the world, USA has been considered as a major study destination in the world which is broadly known for its quality education. Below are the latest US scholarship updates for International students for the year 2014-15.

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The process of accreditation and its impact on building public confidence in Higher Education

Posted on 07 Aug 2014 Views ( 1747 )

As many of us know, regional accreditations undoubtedly increase the level of importance for institutes of higher education in the realm of academia. Also reaccreditation, a process of internal reviews followed by an evaluation by an external team of peer educators forces Universities and Colleges to reexamine themselves with a hawk eye about the recent past issues, present status, and also about future prospectives. In a way it gives an opportunity to have a self-check and it also motivates and guides the institutes in the future.

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