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Universities and Colleges in border states trying to lure international students with heavily cut fees

Posted on 26 Jun 2014 Views ( 1160 )

Some Universities and Colleges in Canadian Border States are trying to attract International students with heavily cut fees. All this is playing out against the backdrop of falling enrolment in the US and concerted pressure on universities in Canada to increase further their international student numbers, which have gone up 50 per cent over the past decade.

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OCU’s MSB Earns World Renowned Accreditation

Posted on 26 Jun 2014 Views ( 1695 )

Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business has got the place in the list of business schools, which are of less than 5 percent worldwide. OCU Business School has earned the accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Scotland may reintroduce Post Study Work Visas for Indian Students

Posted on 26 Jun 2014 Views ( 2985 )

EDINBURGH (SCOTLAND): Scotland has announced that it will bring back post study work visa for Indian students if it becomes an independent nation from United Kingdom in the referendum scheduled for September.

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USA Embassy will host US student Visa Day in Delhi

Posted on 26 Jun 2014 Views ( 1218 )

New Delhi: The US embassy has organized a "student visa day" on June 19, in Delhi; where over a thousand Indian students aspiring to study in America will be interviewed.

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Government of Quebec has set new limits

Posted on 26 Jun 2014 Views ( 1417 )

New intake limits has been announced by the Government of Quebec for its self-employed, entrepreneur, investor, and skilled worker immigration programs. To ensure that it will receive convenient load of applications, Quebec province is enforcing stringent caps on application acceptance this year. It is also rewarding proactive applicants who prepare and submit applications as soon as possible, before caps close.

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Regional Labour Market Demand Stream

Posted on 25 Jun 2014 Views ( 1383 )

Good news for International students. The Province of Nova Scotia has created a new immigration stream for aspiring permanent residents called the Regional Labour Market Demand Stream. Nova Scotia Nominee Program is administering this excitable program, through which Nova Scotia immigration officials select the eligible candidates. Aspirants need not have a job offer in hand to apply for permanent residency in Canada.

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Nova Scotia offers permanent residency

Posted on 23 Jun 2014 Views ( 1413 )

To lure International scholars who graduate from Canadian universities, Nova Scotia started granting permanent residency visas to the candidates who have job offers from Nova Scotia employers. This is a welcoming change for International students who want to settle down in Canada after their graduation.

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UAE's Higher Education Improvements

Posted on 20 Jun 2014 Views ( 603 )

In the last decade, the options for higher education in the Gulf have expanded. Higher education has become one of the major focal points of the Gulf States, and it is of particular importance to the rulers of the United Arab Emirates. For example, The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is affiliated with American University in Washington, D.C. and confers a degree equivalent to a US four-year university.

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A New Center for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Opens at UAEU

Posted on 20 Jun 2014 Views ( 1991 )

Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, opened the Khalifa Center for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (KCBGE) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) campus in Al Ain, in the presence of Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of UAEU, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, and Minister of Education Humaid Mohammad Al Qutami.

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Malaysian Higher Education Updates

Posted on 19 Jun 2014 Views ( 830 )

An ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Quality Assurance Network, launched in Malaysia in 2008, and co-organized by the MQA, is being used as a means of promoting and sharing information on quality assurance in the region. Malaysia is right next door to Singapore and therefore will be competing with Singapore's 'Global Schoolhouse' concept.

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