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OECD releases Education at a Glance 2014 reportMIP subscribers only
17 Sep 2014Updates | Higher education
In 2012, Australia enrolled 6 per cent of the global total 4.5 million students who undertook tertiary studies outside their country of citizenship, according to the latest OECD report, Education at a ...
Sri Lanka
Local universities in Sri Lanka to admit 50,000 foreign students by 2020 MIP subscribers only
16 Sep 2014Updates | Higher education
The Higher Education Ministry hopes to admit 50,000 foreign students to local universities by 2020 as part of the Sri Lanka Government’s vision to turn Sri Lanka into an international hub of higher ed ...
The French Government moves to attract more highly talented international studentsMIP subscribers only
15 Sep 2014Updates | Higher education
In an effort to boost France’s appeal to international students, the French Minister for the Interior, Bernard Cazeneuve, has signed a decree to facilitate visas for non-EU international master’s and ...
Peruvian Government announces three new scholarship programs for 2015MIP subscribers only
10 Sep 2014Updates | ELICOS
The Preuvian Government has announced the creation of three new scholarship programs for 2015 in its National Program of Scholarships and Education Loans. These will include scholarships for primary a ...
Philippine student visa grants up by 18 per centMIP subscribers only
9 Sep 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Active engagement by both providers and their education agents, a diversifying student market and stronger awareness of Australian education have all contributed to Philippine visa grants increasing b ...
Brunei | Indonesia | Malaysia | Philippines | Singapore | Timor-Leste
ASEAN Economic Community 2015 – the Indonesian challengeMIP subscribers only
9 Sep 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Transnational education
A recent study has concluded that the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community (AEC) 2015 could generate 14 million jobs by 2025, and improve the livelihood of 300 million pe ...
Colombian foundation Colfuturo to fund 64 students to study in Australia MIP subscribers only
9 Sep 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 ...
New council of Chilean VET institution rectorsMIP subscribers only
9 Sep 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET)
A new council of VET institution rectors has been established in Chile. Vertebral brings together 15 VET providers, including professional institutes and technical training centres from 30 Chilean cit ...
English language proficiency in Brazil remains lowMIP subscribers only
9 Sep 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
English is an important requirement to obtain good employment in Brazil, and to be accepted into the best local universities. However, despite all the advantages fluency in English offers, it is still ...
Work and Holiday visa between Australia and SpainMIP subscribers only
9 Sep 2014Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Australia and Spain have signed a reciprocal Work and Holiday visa agreement, which will enable young Spaniards and Australians to work or study while they travel.

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