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Seattle Pacific University partners with EduCo

Melbourne, AUS and Seattle, USA, 26 March – Seattle Pacific University (SPU), a premier university in Seattle, partners with EduCo International Group to offer opportunities for international students to complete a degree in a city known for its rapidly growing engineering, technology and business centres. SPU, a highly-ranked Christian university – whose tradition of academic…

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EduCo partner institutions cited among top graduate universities in 2019

International students who are considering the United States as a study destination for their graduate degree programs can choose from among EduCo’s partners New Jersey Institute of Technology, Duquesne University and  University of Maryland Baltimore County. The U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2019 Best Graduate School Rankings and the three universities…

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Int'l student recruitment strategies for education agents

In this increasingly competitive digital landscape, education agents have to find creative ways and means of stretching their budgets and making every engagement effort count. This means using multiple channels to keep marketing going 24/7 especially in the face of competition from other education agencies, academic institutions and city councils actively promoting their own location.…

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Canada drops valid study permit requirement for PGWP applicants, doubles application period

The Canadian government has announced that newly-graduated international students who wish to extend their stay in Canada no longer need to present a valid study permit when applying for the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). In addition, they have been given 180 days to apply for a PGWP, instead of the previous 90-day requirement with a…

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Study destination an important factor in student recruitment

In 2018, EduCo achieved a milestone with more than 30,000 students from China, India and South Asia, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe applying to study at an EduCo institution. This year, the company plans to sustain this growth across all 16 partner and EduCo-owned institutions in four study destinations: Australia, Canada, Ireland and…

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Ticking off the bucket list: Road trips for international students

International students in Australia can start ticking off their bucket list this summer for weekend day trips to experience the sights and sounds of their bustling cities and neighbouring iconic sites. For those who are not enrolled during the summer term, now is their opportunity to explore and go on an adventure with friends, be…

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How drone technology impacts education and student learning

The education sector is one of 38 industries that could be disrupted by the ever-growing drone technology market. CB Insights, a tech market intelligence platform, has reported that the emerging global market for business services using drones is valued at $127 billion and will continue to grow in the coming years. So how would drone…

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Year in Review: 8 significant events for EduCo in 2018

International education services are important to the economy especially with the growing mobility trend. The year 2018 saw governments and private organisations adjusting policies or repositioning their services in response to a growing need. So before the year comes to a close, we take a look at the significant developments that have impacted EduCo and…

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New education partner broadens options for international students in Ireland

EduCo’s latest education partner IT Sligo brings to four the total number of educational institution partners in Ireland, further strengthening its presence in the European Union’s only English-speaking country. The other three include Dublin City University, Maynooth University and Dublin Institute of Technology (soon to become Technological University Dublin). Aligning with IT Sligo’s Strategic Development…

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Ireland: Affordable for international students

International students can enjoy the benefits of studying in “a beautiful island in the heart of Europe” while getting the most out of their education. EduCo’s partner institutions in Ireland include three highly-ranked, multi-awarded universities: Dublin City University, Maynooth University and Dublin Institute of Technology (soon to become Technological University Dublin). International students of these…

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Canadian student associations affirm international students’ need for support

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), a group representing 270,000 higher education students, has issued a report drawing attention to the need of international students for a more positive study and work-life experience. Canada’s international student population has been steadily growing in the last few years and makes up 11% of post-secondary education students.…

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U.S. Coordinators’ Asian Roadshow: Bringing the institutions closer to international students

Campus coordinators of highly-ranked EduCo partner institutions in the United States recently held a roadshow in at least 15 key Asian cities to bring the learning institutions closer to EduCo’s partners and prospective international students. The events were facilitated by offshore recruitment managers in East Asia as well as Southeast Asia. Megan Evangeliste of Duquesne…

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OPT program participation in the United States drives new record highs in international student numbers

The Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange revealed that there were 15,970 or 1.5% more international students in the United States in the 2017-2018 academic year. Total enrolment figures reached 1,094,790 international students, making the United States by far the world’s leading study destination. The growth in the international student…

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Pathway to skilled migration in Western Australia available for high-achieving Perth graduates

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has recently announced that the WA government will soon release a new Occupation List to give priority to high-achieving university graduates. The effort is part of the government’s strategy to attract the best global minds to stay in Western Australia. “We need to send a message to the world that…

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A positive glance at U.S. higher education

The United States delivers one of the best higher education systems in the world. About 50% of the world’s best colleges and universities are found in the country. The Top 10 world universities rankings of U.S. News & World Report, Times Higher Education (THE) and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) are dominated by American institutions. Because of…

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EduCo announces scholarship deadline for international students from China, Southeast Asia and Latin America

International students from China, Southeast Asia and Latin America are encouraged to apply for EduCo scholarships to Duquesne University and New Jersey Institute of Technology before the Spring and Fall 2019 deadlines. EduCo United States Marketing Director Julia Tracewski has announced that international students can be eligible for the EduCo undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships once…

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EduCo announces scholarship deadline for international students from India and South Asia

International students from India and South Asia are encouraged to apply for EduCo scholarships to Duquesne University and New Jersey Institute of Technology before the Spring and Fall 2019 deadlines. EduCo United States Marketing Director Julia Tracewski has announced that international students can be eligible for the EduCo undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships once they have…

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Support for Nepalese students in Australia strengthened

A large number of Nepalese students are interested to grow their career through the Australian education system. This was proven recently when they came in droves to meet with the EduCo international team at a convention of education counsellors, student recruitment agencies as well as existing and prospective international students in Katmandu, Nepal. The EduCo…

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EduCo celebrates PIEoneer Awardees during 2018 Finalists’ Afternoon Tea, Awards Night

EduCo featured prominently as one of the major sponsors of the recently-concluded PIEoneer Awards 2018 Finalists’ Afternoon Tea and Awards Night held in London, United Kingdom. This is the 2nd year that the institution sponsored the event. EduCo Chief Executive Officer Joff Allen believes that the Awards is a great way of recognising individuals and…

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Speedier visa processing for international students

International students from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines who have applied for full time study to Arbutus College and Acsenda School of Management in Canada can now access the Student Direct Stream. This is a new student visa processing system that can cut down the processing time for students who meet certain language and…

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