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Canada recruitment team joins ICEF Miami Conference

Director of Student Recruitment and Marketing (Onshore) Lidija Lazarevic and (Offshore) Tanja Milosevic recently represented the Acsenda School of Management to the 11th ICEF Conference attended by at least 600 educators, student recruitment agents and education service providers at Loews Miami in the United States on 9-11 December.

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Canada a most popular study destination among education agents in 2019

In a survey conducted among over 2,000 educations agents from 119 countries, Canada emerged as the most popular study destination being recommended by 55% of education agents in 2019 compared with 48% in 2018 in spite of the perceived difficulty of obtaining visas particularly for work and travel study programs.

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Acsenda students go hiking with President Mort at Lynn Canyon Park

Acsenda School of Management students are a fun-loving and adventuresome lot. Quite naturally, they’re just taking the lead of President Neil Mort who recently went hiking with them to Lynn Canyon Park in Vancouver’s northern district – the wintry season notwithstanding.

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Postgraduate Qualifying Program – a more accessible option towards a graduate degree at Southern Cross University

International students who wish to pursue a Master’s degree at Southern Cross University’s Sydney, Perth and Melbourne campuses but do not meet entry requirements can now enrol in the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP), a new program that serves as a pathway to a graduate degree.

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Southern Cross University gains prestigious accreditation for IT degrees

Southern Cross University has just received a prestigious professional accreditation for ICT programs from the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the largest professional body representing the information and communications technology sector in Australia.

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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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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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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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Seattle Pacific University partners with EduCo

Melbourne, AUS and Seattle, USA, 26 March – Seattle Pacific University (SPU), a premier university in Seattle, partners with EduCo International Group to offer opportunities for international students to complete a degree in a city known for its rapidly growing engineering, technology and business centres. SPU, a highly-ranked Christian university – whose tradition of academic…

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$6,000 housing credit available for UNL undergraduate students

International students who are accepted into an undergraduate course at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this Fall 2019 will be entitled to a $6,000 housing credit for on campus accommodations at the Suite-Style and Traditional Residence Halls. To be eligible, applicants must attend an EduCo event in their respective country and meet with a Nebraska Admissions…

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How Southern Cross University looks after international students

Students of Southern Cross University have access to support services which, among others, inform them of their work rights while pursuing their studies. International students are allowed to work part time for 20 hours a week while attending classes and 40 hours a week during term breaks to help defray the cost of living. Among…

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Academic awards beef up student resumes 

Southern Cross University Melbourne, Perth and Sydney campuses recently held their respective recognition day ceremonies to award students who finished their second term 2018 with flying colours. “Some university graduates don’t have much work experience to put in their resumes; thus students who earn high marks while pursuing their studies can beef up their resumes…

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Stephanie Korilis named SCU Melbourne campus manager

Stephanie Korilis has been named the new campus manager for Southern Cross University Melbourne. Stephanie has eight years of work experience in the tertiary education sector and describes herself as a passionate and driven individual who is always looking for a new challenge. “I like to be open, innovative and brave to trial and implement…

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Int'l student recruitment strategies for education agents

In this increasingly competitive digital landscape, education agents have to find creative ways and means of stretching their budgets and making every engagement effort count. This means using multiple channels to keep marketing going 24/7 especially in the face of competition from other education agencies, academic institutions and city councils actively promoting their own location.…

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Studying for a Master’s degree in Ireland: Guidelines for int'l students with a 3-year Bachelor's degree

Navigating through the international education system is never easy especially for students who are on their initial year in a new country. EduCo Ireland Managing Director Jacob Kestner encourages education agents to inform students and guide them in the process. “Our education agents are already doing a fantastic job especially with our pathway programs, which…

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How MU’s €2.8M grant will benefit international students

International students will benefit from a number of high-impact innovation projects that Maynooth University is developing to transform student experiences, build competitiveness and deliver value for the education sector after the university has received a €2.8M grant from the Innovation and Transformation Program 2018. Maynooth University has developed a range of new, future-oriented programs for…

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DCU launches health and well-being charter for students

Dublin City University recently launched the DCU Healthy Charter, a set of guidelines designed to coordinate efforts to promote the health and well-being of students and staff across all three campuses in Glasnevin, St Patrick’s College and All Hallows College. The health and well-being charter is part of the university’s goal of becoming a Health…

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How drone technology impacts education and student learning

The education sector is one of 38 industries that could be disrupted by the ever-growing drone technology market. CB Insights, a tech market intelligence platform, has reported that the emerging global market for business services using drones is valued at $127 billion and will continue to grow in the coming years. So how would drone…

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NJIT’s Forensic Science program eyed to advance New Jersey’s forensic science education

New Jersey Institute of Technology’s newly-introduced forensic science undergraduate program – the only one in New Jersey – has been well-received by its top law enforcement officials and leaders within the state’s forensic science communities. According to Dr. Mathew Wood, director of the Forensic Sciences Laboratory at the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, the introduction of the…

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Biotech company executive talks about her experience at Duquesne University

“The time I spent at Duquesne University is still one of the best years of my life,” recalls Bindu Dendukuri, a Master of Science in Biotechnology 2013 graduate and now chief executive officer of ForU International Private Limited back in India. After completing her biotechnology degree, Bindu returned to her home country to take over…

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