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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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EduCo Ireland holds agent event, launches IT Sligo in Nigeria

EduCo Ireland Senior Vice President Jacob Kestner was in Nigeria recently to speak at the Ireland Destination School Live Event and introduce IT Sligo to education agents. The event was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Nigeria where some 35 education agents attended. Among those present were education agents from Options Education Ltd, Naocett Team…

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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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