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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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Canada records 16% growth in international enrolment

Canada has recorded another double-digit growth in enrolment in 2018. The Canadian Bureau for International Education reported a 16% growth based on the study conducted by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), with the total number of international students now listed at 572,415. Among the top three countries sending international students to Canada are…

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Scholarships from EduCo's Australian institutions ongoing

Scholarships are currently available for new international students in EduCo-owned and partner institutions in Australia – Strathfield College Melbourne and Sydney, CIC Higher Education Melbourne and Southern Cross University Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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Australia registers double-digit growth in int'l enrolment once again, 8 of top 10 sending countries from Asia

The Australian government revealed that there are now 693,750 international students in the country

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Webinars for education agents: Sustaining enrolment growth

Webinars for education agents in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia

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Best ROI for international students in Ireland

International students who are looking for the best return on investment for their post secondary programs should look no further than Ireland and EduCo’s four Irish partner institutions, says EduCo Ireland’s SVP Jacob Kestner. “Whether students are pursuing a university degree or taking further studies for upward mobility in their careers, the return on investment…

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