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New US$44M health centre provides international students specialised support

Nebraska’s $44 million state-of-the-art University Health Center has been extending specialised support services for international students since it opened to serve the campus community at the start of the fall 2018 intake. “The University Health Centre staff understand that international students face unique challenges when transitioning to a new country and culture. As a result,…

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International Admissions Coordinator Megan Evangeliste: Opening the door to a lifetime of opportunities at Duquesne University

Megan Evangeliste’s interest in travel led her to a path that’s close to her heart: teaching and guiding international students. It was a path paved with opportunities to pursue her passion, and she did not leave any stone unturned as she lived each day with her goal in mind. “Throughout my time as a college…

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Applications ongoing for 2019 Spring, Summer and Fall intakes

Education agents are encouraged to prepare their students for the 2019 intakes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Duquesne University. Applications are now open for all three 2019 undergraduate and postgraduate student intakes: Spring 2019, Summer 2019 and Fall 2019. Education agents can help their students apply to Nebraska or Duquesne for any of the…

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Nebraska, Duquesne open applications for Fall 2019 Honours Programs

International students who are planning to apply for University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s University Honours Programs have until 15 October this year to submit their application requirements for the Fall 2019 intake. “Students need to complete the general application with EduCo before completing the Honours application,” says University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s International Recruitment Specialist Brent Schmoker, “and should…

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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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Data Science opens students to many career opportunities

“The floodgates for data creation have been thrown wide open such that data in its various forms like numbers, pictures and text are now being created at a very fast rate. This is an opportunity for our students who may be working in companies that deal with large volumes of data to seize the various…

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Job prospects for graduates of Duquesne University rated “A”

Duquesne University, ranked #120 by the U.S. News and World Report 2018 out of thousands of universities in the United States, was rated “A” by Niche in terms of its overall value as an academic institution, course offerings, average salaries of graduates, alumni job rates, student loan debt and how much a degree obtained from…

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Exploring majors and careers with University of Nebraska–Lincoln

International students who are interested in studying at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln but have not decided on their field of study will have a great opportunity to get assistance from the university’s Career Services as they explore their interests and make career choices. They will be guided as they pursue employment or further education. Education…

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Inspiring video testimonials from Nebraska’s 2018 international student graduates

University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 international student graduates from Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Oman, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Czech Republic and Nigeria recently shared their unique experiences about university life and the efforts of the Husker community to help them adapt and integrate into a new culture and language different from their country of origin. During the 2018 International…

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Nebraska conducts webinars for international students

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has kicked off its series of information sessions through the web for new international students. The students are expected to arrive in the United States this August, in preparation for classes to start this fall season. The first of the series of webinars, “Preparing for the Visa Process,” was hosted by International…

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Former EduCo manager brings int’l students to a worldclass grad school

Rayann Ibasco, a former EduCo regional manager handling international recruitment for North American universities, is now the new UMBC Graduate School International Recruitment manager. Ibasco immigrated to the United States last year and brings with him six years of experience working in the international education sector, most specifically in training recruitment agencies and facilitating the applications…

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Getting ready for the next phase: Huskers team up with JC Penney to elevate their casual look

University students and fresh graduates can definitely strut with confidence to their internship interviews, class presentations, and job hunting after being given professional advice on how to dress the part. To make this happen, the school’s Career Services facilitated a tie-up with clothing line JC Penney which in turn hosted a well-attended event aptly labeled…

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UMBC in the spotlight: Academic excellence vis-à-vis sports savvy

Behavioural scientists are one in saying that there is a direct correlation between sports supremacy and academic achievement. Science Daily, an award-winning site for breaking news about the latest scientific discoveries, also reported a similar study done by a European university among secondary school students, with similar results. This was proven true by the University…

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New programs offered in Fall 2018

Starting this Fall, Duquesne University (DU) will be offering new academic programs to students. These programs are highly-specialised in nature and cater to students with very specific interests in their choice of study. Major in International Security Studies The International Security Studies (ISS) program combines the disciplines of history, mathematics, computer science, political science, and…

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UMBC recognised for innovation, teaching and value

University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) prominence as a public research university was once again affirmed by its recognition in college rankings. The 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranked UMBC 7th most innovative school and 13th best in undergraduate teaching. UMBC scored high in innovation metrics like research initiatives, technology facilities, curriculum design and…

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Nebraska’s CB3 to continue research breakthroughs

It has been four years since Nebraska launched the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior (CB3), an interdisciplinary research facility where faculty from the social sciences, biological & behavioural sciences as well as engineering collaborate to study the brain’s impact on human behaviour. Thanks to its state-of-the-art facilities, like the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)…

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New pathway programs offered by NJIT, UMBC & DU

We are now offering graduate and undergraduate pathways through our partner institutions, namely New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT); University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); and Duquesne University (DU). EduCo’s Senior Vice President for Global Recruitment and Marketing says, “International students have unique needs and face distinct challenges so it’s essential that we can support…

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UMBC maintains Best Value College ranking

UMBC was once again named by Kiplinger as a “Best Value College” for 2017— its eighth consecutive year to receive the award—putting UMBC on both Kiplinger’s Best Value Public University and Top 300 National Best Value University lists. The rankings are based on an institution’s affordability and academic quality. Meanwhile, UMBC’s Online Master’s Degree in…

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Duquesne's business school off to an exciting 2018

Duquesne University’s Master of Science in Management and Master of Science in Sports Business programs made it to the U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 “Best Online Graduate Business Programs” for 2018. These two online programs offered by the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne have only been running for three semesters, but they…

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Nebraska's 2017 highlights and milestones

2017 was another year of growth for University of Nebraska–Lincoln as it made great strides, yet again, on several academic and institutional fronts: Rankings #45 in the US News & World Report’s Top 50 business schools #4 in the US News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs #24 in Military Times’ Best for Vets:…

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