15 janvier 2020

App aims to simplify uni applications

By Viggo Stacey. A UK-based mobile app Proodle Solutions is seeking to simplify the university application process for international students, which the company says will benefit both institutions and the digital natives searching for study options. More...

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MPOWER secures $100m to boost loan portfolio

By Viggo Stacey. International student loan provider MPOWER Financing has secured a $100 million loan facility from Goldman Sachs, which the company says will help expand its loan portfolio and help more students from around the world study in North America. More...

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ILSC to open fourth school in Australia

By Viggo Stacey. ILSC Education Group is set to open its fourth school in Australia in December with a new campus in Adelaide, citing “incredible growth” in student demand for the expansion. More...

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Russia: progress in teacher visa dispute

By Viggo Stacey. Following reports that the Anglo-American School of Moscow was to go without 30 incoming foreign teachers this month after Russian authorities rejected their visas, Russia’s foreign ministry has ‘softened’ its stance amid signs of thawing tensions between the two countries. More...

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US: Summer Work Travel report inaccurate, industry says

By Viggo Stacey. The Summer Work Travel program in the US for visitors on J-1 visas is exposing young workers from around the world to “unacceptable risks” including human trafficking, a report from The International Labor Recruitment Working Group claimed. More...

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Language travel still popular for UK students, with Spain gaining foothold

By Viggo Stacey. Despite headlines reporting drops in language studies in schools across the UK, youngsters from secondary schools around the UK are continuing to travel overseas in busloads, educational tour operators have said. And Spain – and its language – is becoming increasingly popular. More...

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TAP enters Australasian market

By Viggo Stacey. Edtech peer-to-peer platform The Access Platform has announced its entry into the Australasian international education market as it secured contracts with universities in the region. More...

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“Surprising” UK visa refusals turn Turkish students away from Britain

By Viggo Stacey. Education agencies in Turkey are reporting difficulties obtaining UK visas for their clients who want to study in the country, and blame inconsistencies in decision making at consulates in Turkey. More...

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Edtech startup MAXIMUM raises $6.8m

By Viggo Stacey. Russia-based edtech startup MAXIMUM Education, which helps students prepare for exams, has raised $6.8 million (RUB 390M) in Series B funding to scale up operations. More...

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Interview “bottleneck” hampers Sweden’s recruitment efforts

By Viggo Stacey. Waiting times for residence permit application interviews at Swedish foreign missions have created a “bottleneck” that will prevent some students from studying in Sweden in the upcoming year, hampering the efforts of universities across the country to recruit students from outside the EU, Swedish universities have warned. More...

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