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New Thai Higher Education Ministry to be set up in 2019

30 Jan 2019 Thailand UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

The Thai Government will launch a new Higher Education, Research and Innovation Ministry in 2019 by merging the Ministry of Science and Technology with the Office of Higher Education (OHEC).

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New Thai Higher Education Ministry to be set up in 2019

7 Jan 2019 Thailand UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

The Thai Government will launch a new Higher Education, Research and Innovation Ministry in 2019 by merging the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) with the Office of Higher Education (OHEC).

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Studyportals report — Booming interest for Australia: Insights from student interest data

18 Dec 2018 UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

As a result of a collaboration agreement between Austrade and Studyportals, this report details Australia’s competitive position based on global website analytics data of over 190,000 English taught p ...

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International students granted exclusive study loan by Peruvian bank

10 Dec 2018 Peru UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

Austrade has brokered a new student loan, exclusively for study in Australia, with Banco de Credito del Peru (BCP) ¬— the largest private bank in the country.

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Thailand ELICOS market growth remains strong

29 Nov 2018 Thailand UpdatesELICOSEducation news MIP subscribers only

Thailand has maintained its rank of fourth position for highest international student enrolments in Australia for standalone ELICOS programs between January and August in 2018. This is despite experie ...

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US business plan competition open to Australian startups

23 Nov 2018 United States of America UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

Rice University is running the Rice Business Plan Competition, recognised as a premier international student startup competition. Alumni have raised over USD$1.9 billion and generated over 30 exits. T ...

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Europe’s new data protection policy and Australian education providers

30 Oct 2018 United KingdomIrelandAustriaBelgiumFranceGermanyNetherlandsDenmarkFinlandSwedenItalyMaltaPortugalSpainBulgariaCroatiaCyprusGreeceRomaniaSloveniaCzech RepublicEstoniaHungaryLatviaPolandSlovak Republic UpdatesEducation newsEdtech MIP subscribers only

The EU’s new data protection law (General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR) is now fully enforceable as of 25 May 2018, and education providers and edtech companies with EU partners and/or customer ...

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Updated sub-law on foreign cooperation and investment in education in Vietnam

15 Oct 2018 Vietnam UpdatesSchoolsELICOSHigher educationEducation newsOnline MIP subscribers only

The Vietnamese Government has updated the sub-law related to foreign cooperation and investment in education activities. Decree 86/2018/ND-CP (Decree 86) took effect on 1 August 2018 and replaces Decr ...

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Emerging internationalisation opportunities with Indian Institutes of Technology

8 Oct 2018 India UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are keen to collaborate with Australian universities to develop unique opportunities with global reach. Austrade recently met with five top ranking IITs and iden ...

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Growing opportunities for Australian education providers in Jordan

2 Oct 2018 Jordan UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

As Jordan transitions from an agricultural economy to an urban, industrialised nation, education will continue to play a major role in building human capital.

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Collaboration opportunities with Russian regional universities

21 Sep 2018 Russia UpdatesHigher educationEducation news MIP subscribers only

The development of regional universities is a priority of the Russian Government. Improvements in the quality of education and expanding university-industry cooperation by regional universities in Rus ...

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