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India
Autonomy granted to 60 higher education institutions in IndiaMIP subscribers only
16 Apr 2018Updates | Updates | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Last month, India’s regulator for higher education granted more autonomy to 60 higher education institutions that have maintained relatively high academic standards. This is part of a government strat ...
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Italy introduces new work-oriented technical undergraduate degreesMIP subscribers only
12 Mar 2018
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
The Italian Ministry of Education has introduced a series of new undergraduate degrees specifically designed to address vocational study needs at the tertiary level and bridge the skills gap.
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Canada
Canadian model for pathways in international educationMIP subscribers only
8 Dec 2017
Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news | Online
At a conference hosted by one of Canada’s international education representative bodies, themed “Pathways in International Education”, local and international speakers shared insights about student mo ...
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United States of America
Potential impact of proposed US tax changes on graduate studentsMIP subscribers only
27 Nov 2017
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Current US tax debates are far from finished, and current proposals would raise tax burdens on graduate students with potentially far-reaching effects on US higher education.
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United States of America
US international education sector shows decline in new international student enrolmentsMIP subscribers only
15 Nov 2017
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Open Doors 2017 data indicated that the US international education sector has been hit by declining enrolments in 2016–17, however still remains as the top global host of international students.
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Italy
Italian students increasingly interested in studying and working abroadMIP subscribers only
1 Jun 2017
Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
A survey of more than 270,000 students indicates almost one in two young Italian graduates are willing to pursue opportunities abroad. While post-secondary vocational colleges, introduced in 2011, are ...
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Singapore
University launches new technology programs to address shortage of ICT talents in SingaporeMIP subscribers only
1 Jun 2017
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
A university in Singapore has launched three new undergraduate programs, delivered on a part-time basis, to address existing skills gaps within Singapore’s ICT sector. These programs will specialise i ...
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Russia
Russia’s growing foreign enrolments foster increased academic and research cooperationMIP subscribers only
15 May 2017
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Russia’s foreign enrolments have tripled over the last decade, demonstrating the country’s growing potential to compete globally. Through government efforts to boost the higher education sector throug ...
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France
French business school unveils online international Master’s degreeMIP subscribers only
10 Apr 2017
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news | Online
One of France’s most prestigious business schools has officially launched its first, entirely online, Master’s degree, which is full-fee paying and taught in English.
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United States of America
Growing US trend in study abroad for public school studentsMIP subscribers only
4 Apr 2017
Schools | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
The US is seeing a growing trend in public school systems funding short-term study abroad opportunities for students in years 8–12. Some private schools in the US have been known to provide study abro ...
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Thailand
New Thai high school diploma equivalency for UK qualificationsMIP subscribers only
12 Dec 2016
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
The Ministry of Education has increased the academic requirements for UK high school qualifications to reach equivalency for a Thai high school diploma, effective from 2017. This will make studying in ...
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France
France launches new student tourism appMIP subscribers only
2 Feb 2016
Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
France is ramping up its recruitment efforts with the launch of a new app designed to attract students and young professionals through language immersion stays that combine tourism, sport, culture and ...
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China
Snapshot of competitor activities in ChinaMIP subscribers only
12 May 2015
Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Competition for Chinese students continues to be a major challenge for Australian education providers. Market leaders, the US, UK and Canada, have conducted increasingly aggressive promotional activit ...
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Malaysia
Australia losing higher education market share to UK and Ireland in MalaysiaMIP subscribers only
7 Apr 2015
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
The latest statistics from the Malaysian Ministry of Education showed a decline in the number of Malaysian students going to Australia for higher education studies in 2013. The UK and Ireland have ove ...
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United Kingdom
Parliamentary report calls for a new post study work visa in the UKMIP subscribers only
2 Apr 2015
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
In the run up to the general election in May, Labour and Liberal Democrats have indicated that they plan to bring in a new post study work visa for international students.
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France
Quebec university fees to triple for French students MIP subscribers only
17 Mar 2015
Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Quebec’s decision to triple undergraduate tuition fees for enrolments from September 2015 could prompt French students to consider alternative study destinations.
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Italy
Study UK fair sold out as Italian demand increasesMIP subscribers only
16 Mar 2015
Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
There was great interest in the second edition of the Study in the UK fair in Milan, with large numbers of young Italians seeking study opportunities across the Channel. While UK higher education enro ...
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Italy
Canada vying to attract more Italian studentsMIP subscribers only
24 Nov 2014
Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Canada is ramping up promotional activities in Italy, hosting a dedicated ‘Study in Canada’ fair in Rome with almost 50 institutions, including secondary schools, language schools and universities. Ca ...
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North America and Europe pursue Philippine students MIP subscribers only
24 Nov 2014
Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Competitor countries such as the United States, Canada, the UK and other European countries have started actively engaging the Philippine market to recruit students. From August to November, major edu ...
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Japan
Japanese university plans for Top Global University ProjectMIP subscribers only
12 Nov 2014
Updates | Higher education | Competitor activity | Education news
Universities receiving funds as part of the Japanese Government’s flagship initiative, the Top Global University Project, have devised plans to accelerate their internationalisation goals. Austrade ha ...
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