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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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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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