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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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UNL’s int’l students join Spring 2019 International Welcome Party

Some 120 new and returning international students attended the Spring 2019 International Welcome Party hosted by University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This was an opportunity for students to get to know one another better and swap stories over food, board games, dancing and karaoke. The welcome party was a culmination of the week’s events which included an…

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TU Dublin: University status becomes official

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has now been renamed Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) effective 1 January and all former graduates will be considered TU Dublin alumni after the formal establishment of Ireland’s first university formed out of a consortium of three technical institutes – Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Tallaght and Institute…

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Centenary Scholarship Program now open

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) has announced that its Centenary Scholarship Program for academic year 2019-20 is now open to all master’s degree applicants from non-European Union member countries. The scholarship is valued at 50% of the published fee for the applicants’ program of choice. The Centenary Scholarship Program is offered to graduates who hold…

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6 reasons why students choose IT Sligo

As EduCo’s newest education partner in Ireland, IT Sligo has added another valuable option for international students particularly in the science, technology, engineering and technology (STEM) fields, and students can make their stay in Ireland a truly memorable experience. Located on a 72-acre site near the town of Sligo, the campus is within walking distance…

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Maynooth provides an avenue for int'l student bloggers

Maynooth University has been providing international students with an outlet to share their experiences through the MU International Student Blog. This brings together the university’s international student bloggers who share their experiences of Irish culture. Kicking off this month are stories of how international students are settling in, their initial expectations vis-à-vis the actual experience…

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New education partner broadens options for international students in Ireland

EduCo’s latest education partner IT Sligo brings to four the total number of educational institution partners in Ireland, further strengthening its presence in the European Union’s only English-speaking country. The other three include Dublin City University, Maynooth University and Dublin Institute of Technology (soon to become Technological University Dublin). Aligning with IT Sligo’s Strategic Development…

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EduCo welcomes new education partner IT Sligo

Melbourne, AUS and Dublin, IRE – EduCo has just signed in its newest education partner in Ireland, IT Sligo, a government-funded post-secondary institution with 6,000 students. “EduCo’s proven track record of success in international student recruitment and in the provision of specialised programs and support services for international students is expected to help grow IT Sligo’s…

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Ireland: Affordable for international students

International students can enjoy the benefits of studying in “a beautiful island in the heart of Europe” while getting the most out of their education. EduCo’s partner institutions in Ireland include three highly-ranked, multi-awarded universities: Dublin City University, Maynooth University and Dublin Institute of Technology (soon to become Technological University Dublin). International students of these…

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MSc Bioprocess Engineering student Kim Anh Dang: Fulfilling a dream for a postgraduate education

Kim Anh Dang, an international student from Vietnam, chose Ireland as a study destination to fulfill her dream of a postgraduate education. With Ireland being the only English-speaking country in the European Union, Kim Anh endorses the country as her best option due to its excellent reputation for high-quality education, especially in the pharmacy and…

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DIT graduate wins 2018 Global Undergraduate Award, 4 others receive citations

Brian Heffernan, who graduated with a marketing degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology’s College of Business in November, won the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards 2018 for his research exploring how Generation Z uses Instagram to curate their online and offline personas. In the same event, four other DIT students also received citations: Ciara Delaney,…

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Maynooth wins Best New Postgraduate Course

Maynooth University, Ireland’s only university town, won the coveted gradireland Higher Education Awards 2019 in the Best New Postgraduate Course category for its MSc Design Innovation (Food) degree program in the Department of Design Innovation. The awards committee cited the program for “creating world-class capability in insight-led innovation and design thinking.” The university’s four other…

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Acsenda students join ‘Bowling for Kenya’ to support water project

Students from Acsenda School of Management turned up for the Rotary Club of Vancouver Yaletown’s “Bowling for Kenya” tournament to help raise funds that will provide a water harvesting system for the schoolchildren of Nakurto Lukuny Primary School in rural Kenya. At least 70 people were present in the event. Acsenda students formed two teams…

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Industry exposure trips enhance learning for Hospitality Management students of Arbutus College

International students enrolled in Hospitality Management programs in Arbutus College have welcomed their field trips to various hospitality industry sectors. Dr Alfredo Vazquez, director of Arbutus College, says that the feedback from students is that Hospitality Management is a robust and solid program taught in an interesting manner. He adds that the exposure trips “not…

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Canadian student associations affirm international students’ need for support

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), a group representing 270,000 higher education students, has issued a report drawing attention to the need of international students for a more positive study and work-life experience. Canada’s international student population has been steadily growing in the last few years and makes up 11% of post-secondary education students.…

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NJIT named among Best Global Universities list, research funding now at US$170M

New Jersey Institute of Technology has been ranked among the only four universities in New Jersey to make it to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Global Universities list. The three others universities are Princeton, Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers-Newark. The U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities has cited NJIT as one of…

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OPT program participation in the United States drives new record highs in international student numbers

The Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange revealed that there were 15,970 or 1.5% more international students in the United States in the 2017-2018 academic year. Total enrolment figures reached 1,094,790 international students, making the United States by far the world’s leading study destination. The growth in the international student…

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Mechanical engineering courses in the ‘Ivy League’ of Engineering Colleges

University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s mechanical engineering courses are among the best in the United States. The University’s Engineering Department is part of the Big Ten Conference which is the “Ivy League” of Engineering Colleges (ECs) in the United States, according to Brent Schmoker, Nebraska’s international recruitment specialist. “In comparison to large engineering colleges like Michigan and…

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‘Twenty Dinners’: A values-based education in action at Duquesne University

Duquesne University, one of Pittsburgh’s three largest universities, has been living its values-based education in action and one of the ways by which the university does this is by holding “Twenty Dinners.” Twenty Dinners is an outreach program where Duquesne University’s lecturers and employees open their homes to international students for meals and conversation. “We’re…

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Pittsburgh: A welcoming, liveable city alive with professional opportunities for international students

Duquesne University is located in the heart of Pittsburgh which is the centre of economic and social activity in Pennsylvania, and international students can take advantage of the innumerable opportunities that are up for grabs in this iconic city that’s recognised for its liveability, welcoming atmosphere and professional opportunity. Pittsburgh has been cited by National…

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