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Survey says 79% of international students have a positive student experience

A survey of the student experience of some 40,000 students in 27 Irish higher education institutions (HEIs) reveals that 78.6% of international students are generally positive about their teaching and learning experiences.

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Pointers for the January 2020 intake

International students who wish to study at EduCo’s Irish partner institutions Technological University Dublin, Dublin City University, IT Sligo and Maynooth University should now be completing their requirements in order to meet the mid-December deadline.

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3 DCU students join Ireland’s Student Ambassador Program

Dublin City University students Chao Yuan Hsu, Shamile Aicha Aldossary and Akanksha Puniyani have been named International Student Ambassadors by Education in Ireland, an organisation being managed by Enterprise Ireland and backed by the Minister for Education and Skills.

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SPU alumnus Ian Cook – From small-town Alaskan boy to Seattle’s Slalom Build GM

Seattle Pacific University alumnus Ian Cook has been the general manager of Slalom Build for eight years now and manages over 1,000 employees across North America with teams handling hundreds of engineering projects every year for some 400 clients.

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NJIT collaborates with Facebook to boost opportunities for women and minorities

New Jersey Institute of Technology students have been given an opportunity to participate in Facebook’s Engineer-in-Residence Program whose primary objective is to increase the number of women and minorities entering the high-tech world.

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UMBC, a global university model for supporting student achievement

Times Higher Education (THE) cites the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as a model for supporting student achievement by graduating more low-income and minority students in the sciences, referring to this strength as ‘the holy grail of academia.’

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Welcome Team increases international student satisfaction at Nebraska

The International Student Barometer, a global benchmark of the international student experience, reports in its latest study that the percentage of international students who are satisfied with the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln’s point-of-arrival experience has grown from 69% to 92% in just four years.

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Duquesne’s Accounting program, internationally-certified

Duquesne University’s Accounting program is now considered among the 52 internationally-certified Accounting programs in the world and one of 30 in the United States by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

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Bogdan Shpyra – successfully juggling time between work and studies

Bogdan Shpyra is no ordinary marketing student. At 25, he has lived a pretty amazing life, having travelled the world on a luxury cruise ship as a fitness manager and visiting at least 40 countries in just two years.

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Acsenda undertakes shoreline cleanup

Students and staff of Acsenda School of Management recently participated in a major cleanup drive of the Vancouver shoreline.

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Melbourne and Sydney students recognised at the Women in Technology Awards

Current students from Southern Cross University Melbourne and Sydney have been honoured at the Women in Technology (WIT) Awards, which encourages young women to pursue programs in areas predominantly dominated by their male counterparts.

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Melbourne is world’s #22 Tech City

Opportunities await international student graduates in the information and communications technology (ICT) field in Melbourne, ranked #22 among the world’s top cities for tech companies by the Savills UK Tech Cities in Motion report.

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Merit based scholarships announced at Southern Cross University agent events

Southern Cross University is reinforcing its focus on attracting high-achieving students. Graduate employability and ongoing scholarships are just two of the topics discussed in the recently-concluded agent events held in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

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Why Dublin City University is #1 in Ireland for graduate employment

International students of Dublin City University have a reason to be more confident about their job prospects after graduation based on the latest rankings released by QS.

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How Ireland’s universities prepare students to be job-ready

With the unemployment rate in Ireland at 4.4% – its lowest level since 2005 – international students have a great chance of landing a job after graduation.

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Maynooth graduates land prestigious jobs in research and finance

Chinese international students Long Cheng and Wanjun Yang both completed their respective degrees at Maynooth University. Now they are embarking on their professional career in Ireland.

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DCU’s International Foundation Program registers record growth

Dublin City University (DCU) has experienced a record growth for the International Foundation Program in this year’s September intake.

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SPU Class of 2019 – what are they up to 3 months after graduation

It hasn’t been long since they attended the Ivy cutting at the Tiffany Loop and marched at the Alaska Airlines Arena for the commencement exercise and yet some of them have already been boldly paving their way to success. Here’s a snippet of what three of them are up to these days, and how they believe SPU helped them achieve their goal.

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NJIT graduating students average three job offers prior to graduation

New Jersey Institute of Technology graduating students get an average of three job offers prior to graduation, according to NJIT President Joel Bloom. This comment came on the heels of the release of 2019 College Salary Report by Payscale which placed NJIT in the top 2% all over the United States.

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University of Nebraska announces plan to roll out a world-class engineering program by 2023

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is gearing up to reinforce its engineering programs to attract and keep the smartest students and academics as well as maintain the university’s world-class standards. To do this, the university is poised to start its massive renovation and rebuilding project in October for the first phase.

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