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The Employability Quest

Southern Cross University’s Melbourne and Sydney branch campuses have launched the Employability Quest, a new program designed to help prepare international students for the Australian job market. Designed by students, for students, and in close consultation with major industry partners, including Westpac, Infosys and PWC, the program will give SCU Melbourne’s and SCU Sydney’s students…

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NJIT computer science programs ranked #2 globally

EduCo’s partner institution, NJIT, has had its computer science program ranked as the best in the United States and the second best globally, according to the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). To create their list, CWUR factors in the quality of education and training; the quality of faculty members; alumni employment upon graduation; publications,…

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Scholarship opportunities for new NJIT applicants

All new NJIT undergraduate applicants will be eligible for an annual NJIT scholarship and a one-time scholarship from EduCo. This opportunity is available for all applications received by NJIT after 5 April 2017 only. The undergraduate scholarships available are: $2,000 annual NJIT scholarship and a one-time EduCo scholarship of $2,000 for those applicants who do…

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Students need to secure their spot at University of Nebraska-Lincoln by 1 May

For students admitted to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the Fall 2017 semester, the deadline to pay their $250 Enrollment Deposit is 1 May. By paying the Enrollment Deposit, students are: securing their spot at NEBRASKA for the Fall 2017 semester able to confirm any scholarships awarded by the NEBRASKA Office of Admissions improving their…

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Suhas' journey to studying at UMBC

As a working professional, although I was happy with my job, I was not completely satisfied with what I was doing; I wanted something bigger in life. And to me, the key to achieving this goal was getting my master’s degree.

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EduCo announces Irish university partnerships

EduCo International Group has announced its first partnerships with European universities, welcoming the leading Irish institutions Maynooth University and Dublin City University (DCU) into its global portfolio. Both Maynooth University and DCU are ranked in the Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings at number 68 and 79, respectively. The announcement was made at EduCo’s…

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Photos from our Partners' Conference in Bangkok

Thank you to all our partners who were able to attend our recent conference in Bangkok. We look forward to meeting more of you in 2017 – stay tuned for a conference near you! The EduCo team The EduCo team at the Institution Fair with some of our partners. John Dizon, Vice President (Sales &…

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Hospitality Co-Op Diploma is the most popular course at Arbutus

There has been an increase in the number of students studying the Hospitality Co-Op Diploma Program at Arbutus College, making it the most popular course offered. In response, they surveyed their students to find out why there was an increase in demand and discovered what the students enjoy the most about studying at Arbutus: Fixed schedules…

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Take your next trip to the United States – on us

Our U.S. partner agents have the opportunity to take their next trip to the United States in May 2017 – on us! We are offering a reward to our U.S. partner agents, of a trip worth US$3,000! An all-expenses paid trip, you will have the opportunity to visit one or two of our U.S. partner…

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UNL launches US$40 million research initiative

Our partner, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, recently launched the Nebraska Food for Health Center, a more than US$40 million initiative to improve the lives of people around the world. Prospective students who are interested in one day pursuing a career in fields relating to agriculture, nutrition and medicine have the opportunity to get involved in…

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EduCo announces partnership with New Jersey Institute of Technology

Sydney, AUS – EduCo International has announced a new partnership with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), giving international students the opportunity to collaborate and be involved in industry placements while they study. NJIT has a rich history dating back 130 years which has cemented the institution’s reputation for being one of the leading…

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Standardized English Tests Predictors of Academic Success?

INTRODUCTION Standardized external tests of English language proficiency such as TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System) are widely accepted as a means of assessing the English proficiency of international students from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESBs). Although the score a student achieves in an external test is…

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Recruiting The International Students Your School Wants

Successful international student recruitment is a major on-going challenge for higher education institutions. There is an ever increasing competition for qualified, motivated students with the capacity to pay international tuition fees. The USA, Britain, Canada and Australia are largely competing for the same students. Additionally, there are new players on the scene from other English-speaking…

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UMBC and EduCo Announce Partnership, Increasing International Student Access to UMBC Graduate Programs

Sydney, NSW and Baltimore, Maryland, 26 April 2016 – The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and global education group, EduCo International, today announced a strategic partnership to help improve international student access to UMBC’s highly acclaimed graduate programs. The partnership will support the transition of international students into UMBC’s STEM focused graduate programs. UMBC…

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Is a Pathway Program Enough?

“We can’t do it ourselves” This was the comment that punctuated the conversation between a senior mid-western US university Enrolment executive and our Senior Vice-President Business Development recently about the opportunity for a partnership for recruitment of international students to the school. The Enrolment vice-president told us that they did not have the scale to…

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Integration can keep international students out of “ghettos”

by: Dr. Rod Gillett, EduCo, Group Education Director “International students tend to ‘ghetto-ise’ themselves.” (University World News, 29 August 2014) The above quote comes from a piece written by acclaimed international higher education researcher Phillip Altbach of Boston College’s Center for Higher Education, and it reveals much about the lack of academic, cultural, and social…

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UNL Programs Ranked 47th by U.S. News and World Report

In the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report, UNL maintained its position as one of the nation’s top public universities. According to the publication’s 2016 rankings, UNL checks in at No. 47 among public universities and was tied with four other institutions at No. 103 when considering all national universities, public and private,…

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