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UMBC Graduate School welcomes 150 int’l students for Fall 2018, prepares for Spring 2019 intake

The Graduate School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) officially welcomed 150 international students as part of the Retriever (adopted after the university mascot Chesapeake Retriever) family, in a series of activities held at the university campus followed by an off-campus familiarisation tour. At Welcome Week, international students were treated to various activities…

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Practical study apps for international students – lecture capture, exam prep and many more

International students of our partner institutions in Ireland – Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology and Maynooth University – can benefit from practical apps that will aid them in their studies, help them communicate effectively and equip them to better adjust to their new home country. A good number of apps are available to…

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EduCo US universities achieve 88% visa grant rate for overseas students

EduCo partner universities in the United States have achieved an average of 88% of visa applications granted for their international students for Fall 2018 which commences in September. The announcement was made early this week by SVP Global Marketing Adam Roberts who says that the success rate is “a good indicator of the quality of…

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Australia overtaking UK for international students

Education agents for our Australian institutions can take advantage of the continuing trend of international students choosing Australia instead of the United Kingdom. The BBC News has recently reported a study done by the University College of London that Australia has overtaken the UK as the world’s second biggest destination for international students, following the…

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STEM courses offered in EduCo partner institutions

EduCo-owned and partner institutions in the United States, Ireland and Australia have been actively promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses to international students given the growing demand for jobs in these areas. “Using the EduCo Course Finder, students and education agents can find a number of courses offered by our institutions,” says SVP…

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Pre-departure notes for international students

EduCo Ireland Managing Partner Jacob Kestner has issued a reminder to international students of our partner institutions Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology and Maynooth University to make sure that they have been granted a Study Visa before arriving in Ireland to study. Mr. Kestner is specifically addressing students who will be coming from…

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Preparing for the first few weeks at university

One of the biggest transitions international students have to make is preparing for their first few weeks at university. In Ireland, our partner institutions Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology and Maynooth University have made this transition easier by providing accessible services and support from the respective student service centres that specifically cater to…

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1st year at university: ‘A defining moment for international students’

As EduCo Ireland Managing Director Jacob Kestner and his team prepare for the September intake of students at Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology and Maynooth University, it is also crucial for international students to understand that the education that they have completed so far is likely to be very different from the education…

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Getting around Dublin like a local

International students who work and live in Dublin can get around the city like any other local by learning about what local residents know by heart. Two of our partner institutions in Ireland – Dublin City University and Dublin Institute of Technology – are located in this cosmopolitan city. The third is Maynooth University, Ireland’s…

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How Australian employers can benefit from international students and vice versa

International students represent a valuable and largely untapped resource for Australian organisations, according to the International Education Association of Australia. Australian businesses can profit from hiring international students and augment their talent pool as they rise above the heap of a highly-competitive global market economy. More importantly, they can remain attuned to the needs and…

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The EduCo Course Finder: A user-friendly tool for student counsellors launched today

EduCo International Group launches today the EduCo Course Finder – a user-friendly tool for student counsellors and education agents in providing accurate and timely advice to international students on the best study program options, offering them a comprehensive listing of over 1,000 courses from 14 higher education institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United…

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US News & World Report: EduCo partner institutions among top universities for international students

In a review of the 2018 Best Colleges conducted by U.S. News & World Report, all six EduCo US partner institutions – Brandeis International Business School, Duquesne University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and University of St. Thomas – have been identified as among the top colleges and…

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Pre-departure webinars to address final questions from students, parents and education agents

Three of the EduCo United States partner institutions: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) are conducting webinars to provide an in-depth guide for international students and their parents and prepare them for university life in a new country. The webinars are open to all…

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Study Destination United States: ‘Access to real-world experiences and industry connections’

According to EduCo US Marketing Director Julia Tracewski, the United States’ commitment to academic excellence makes America an ideal study destination, having the most number of highly-ranked universities which are also in the forefront of technological innovation. Students gain the skills to compete in a global marketplace and envision their career as they take advantage of…

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Study Destination Ireland: 'Beautiful island in the heart of Europe, a perfect place to study and work in'

For EduCo Ireland Managing Director Jacob Kestner, Ireland is the perfect place to study and work in because of a combination of the country’s esteemed, centuries-old tradition of great learning and a thriving economy anchored on innovation. “This beautiful island in the heart of Europe is clean, green and safe and home to the friendliest people…

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EduCo launches 2018 International Study Guide

EduCo International Group has launched its 2018 International Study Guide, a 74-page comprehensive guide to higher education institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United States. The pages are replete  with valuable information highlighting the best of each of the EduCo-owned as well as EduCo-partner institutions in terms of the best student cities in value…

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Study Destination Canada: 'Living in a beautiful, clean and safe environment while earning a globally-recognised degree'

Canada is known for its quality of life and has earned top marks for encouraging entrepreneurship, citizenship and transparent government practices. Its multicultural population is a good indication of its inclusive culture, what with one in every five Canadians born outside of Canada but have now adopted it as their home country. With a literacy…

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EduCo institutional support teams share insights with int’l students

EduCo’s global presence has been bolstered by its institutional support teams in areas where its schools and partner-institutions are located in Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United States. Locally based in their respective study destinations, these support teams are composed of a country director and campus managers who have been in the forefront of initiatives…

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Study Destination Australia: ‘Unique blend of high-quality, affordable education’

EduCo International Group’s SVP for Global Marketing Adam Roberts believes that Australia offers a very unique blend of high-quality, affordable education in a safe, friendly and welcoming environment. As a company executive, Roberts oversees the marketing and student recruitment activities of over 2,000 education agents worldwide and assists EduCo-owned and partner-institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland…

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2018 Best Student Cities: Melbourne and Sydney in world’s top 10

Australia’s iconic cities Melbourne and Sydney moved up the ladder of rankings for the world’s best students cities in the QS 2018 report yet again. At least 125 cities qualified in the 2018 survey which stipulated that each city must have a population of over 250,000 and have at least two universities featured in the…

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