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SCU Sydney’s Lana earns a place at Queen Mary University of London

Lana Nguyen, MBA graduate of Southern Cross University Sydney, is ecstatic after learning she’s been accepted to study a second Masters’ degree at the prestigious Queen Mary University of London. Gaining a place at this famous university, ranked 114th in the world, and in the top 20 in the UK, is a glowing testament to…

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EduCo inks partnership with the University of West Florida

(Melbourne, VIC and Pensacola, Florida – 31 August 2021) EduCo International officially welcomes the University of West Florida (UWF) as its newest partner institution, further strengthening its global network of universities and offering more higher education opportunities to students around the world. EduCo continues to deliver on its commitment to international student success by partnering…

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Protocols for arriving DCU students

The DCU International Office has been coordinating very closely with the Irish government and other Irish institutions to ensure clear arrival protocols for new and returning international students. DCU will also be setting up an FAQ page on its website soon. Here is a copy of the university’s letter to incoming international students outlining all…

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Southern Cross University’s success with international students

Southern Cross University in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth has recently been designated as a Level 1 institution. To talk about this great piece of news, we spoke with Ben McCully, Senior Vice President of the Southern Cross University Partnership and the man who very skillfully oversees all three branch campuses. Ben also shares what international…

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Acsenda’s leadership programs bridge the gap between academics and practice

By Conley Mosterd   Acsenda School of Management is an institution that is committed to finding engaging ways to bring the classroom experience to life, preparing students for real-world business proceedings.   Through the frequent organisation of networking events, workshops, practicums and conferences, Acsenda proudly relies on a learning philosophy that embraces the importance of pragmatics, the method…

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How Acsenda handled the shift to blended learning

By Conley Mosterd   When COVID-19 hit Vancouver last March, Acsenda School of Management quickly adapted its teaching and services online, vacating the campus by month’s end. Acsenda’s rapid response to the pandemic was a result of its forward-thinking and long-going change management efforts through effective strategic planning.   Before COVID-19, Acsenda was predominantly focused…

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Ireland team to hold events in Africa, solidify support for agents

IT Sligo has announced that international students will be entitled to a 10-15% scholarship when they enrol in the institution’s latest postgraduate course offering for the September 2020 intake.

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Canada recruitment team joins ICEF Miami Conference

Director of Student Recruitment and Marketing (Onshore) Lidija Lazarevic and (Offshore) Tanja Milosevic recently represented the Acsenda School of Management to the 11th ICEF Conference attended by at least 600 educators, student recruitment agents and education service providers at Loews Miami in the United States on 9-11 December.

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Survey says 79% of international students have a positive student experience

A survey of the student experience of some 40,000 students in 27 Irish higher education institutions (HEIs) reveals that 78.6% of international students are generally positive about their teaching and learning experiences.

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Melbourne is world’s #22 Tech City

Opportunities await international student graduates in the information and communications technology (ICT) field in Melbourne, ranked #22 among the world’s top cities for tech companies by the Savills UK Tech Cities in Motion report.

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Melbourne and Sydney are the second and third most liveable cities in the world, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit

Out of 140 cities surveyed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Melbourne has been ranked the second most liveable city in the world, while Sydney has climbed in the rankings to take third place, an incredible accolade for two of Australia’s most popular student cities.

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Brent Schmoker takes on new role as Director of Recruitment for EduCo in the USA

Brent Schmoker’s first professional experience in the international field came when he worked for a sustainability NGO in his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska, in 2011.

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Get to know our U.S. partner universities more through the EOL

More videos from EduCo’s partner universities in the United States are now available in the EduCo Online Learning (EOL) platform. University-based presenters Megan Evangeliste of Duquesne University, Alberto Guichardo of NJIT, Maria Blanca of UMBC and Julia Tracewski on behalf of SPU talk about a range of topics from living in their respective cities, to…

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EduCo launches online learning platform for education agents worldwide

EduCo launches EduCo Online Learning (EOL), an online learning platform that enables education agents in various parts of the globe to enhance their knowledge on the unique attributes of each partner institution in Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United States as well as develop their recruitment skills.

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Education agent Jefferson Gutierrez discusses life as an education agent and achieving great success

Jefferson Gutierrez is one of EduCo’s valued education agent partners based in Colombia, working  full-time as cultural director of Fundación Mundo Colombia. He describes himself as a very hard working person who likes to give his best in everything that he does.

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Shortage of engineering graduates opens more opportunities for international students

Engineers Ireland last month aired its concern regarding the 55% decrease in civil and building engineering graduates over the last five years, in spite of the increase in entry-level salaries and the thousands of job openings.

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International students contribute €386M to Irish economy annually

A recent study released by the Irish Universities Association indicated that international students contribute €386m to Irish economy annually from out of the Irish universities’ total yearly contribution of €8.89 billion.

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Opportunities for current students amid widespread automation

A new report, Australia’s Automation Opportunity: Reigniting Productivity and Inclusive Income Growth, highlighted the opportunities that come with automation, especially with the need for 600,000 university graduates by 2030, and what universities need to do to prepare for it. Released in March, the report reveals that the widespread adoption of automation across the economy is…

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NJIT ranks #1 in animation, Duquesne #22 in nursing, UMBC #82 in computer science

Three of EduCo’s partner universities in the United States – New Jersey Institute of Technology, Duquesne University and University of Maryland, Baltimore County – have climbed up the ranking scales once again. New Jersey Institute of Technology NJIT was ranked #1 among New Jersey institutions offering animation programs and #28 nationally in the 2019 Animation…

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Scholarships in EduCo’s U.S. partner universities still available

Scholarship opportunities in the EduCo-partner universities in the United States are still available for 2019. The scholarships may be awarded to students for academic achievement or as an institutional grant. It may also be in the form of an on-campus work offer such as an assistantship. Here’s a rundown of the scholarships extended by the…

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