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  • Capital Bogotá
  • Official Languages Spanish
  • Population 46.6 million
  • International tertiary students 31,893 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 1,199
  • Australian share (percentage) 4 percent

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Colombian foundation Colfuturo to fund 64 students to study in Australia MIP subscribers only
Tuesday, September 09, 2014Updates | Higher education
Colfuturo, a Colombian not-for-profit foundation, will fund 64 Colombian students to undertake postgraduate studies at Australian universities. This year, the program will send 1453 students to 33 cou ...
Participate in EDUEXPOS student recruitment fairs in Latin AmericaMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, August 05, 2014Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Opportunities | Transnational education | Alumni
Australian providers are invited to take part in EDUEXPOS. The event offers an opportunity for international education institutions to promote their courses to thousands of pre-selected and pre-screen ...
2014 QS University Rankings for Latin America releasedMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, July 08, 2014Updates | Higher education
The 2014 edition of the QS University Rankings: Latin America, has been released. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC) has overtaken Brazil’s Universidade de São Paulo (USP) to take first pla ...
Government plans to make Colombia the most educated country in Latin AmericaMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, April 23, 2014Updates | Schools
The Colombian Government has called for the most prosperous industry sectors to join an ambitious national strategy aimed at elevating Colombia to become the most educated country in Latin America by ...
Participate in the first UECA Mission to Latin AmericaMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, March 26, 2014ELICOS | Higher education | Opportunities
Registrations are now open for members of University English Centres Australia (UECA) to participate in a mission to Colombia, Brazil and Chile. The visit is scheduled to take place between 25 August ...

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OECD releases Education at a Glance 2014 reportMIP subscribers only
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Local universities in Sri Lanka to admit 50,000 foreign students by 2020 MIP subscribers only
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
DAWN Education Expo 2015 in PakistanMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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