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Education News January 2021

Every month, Grok curates news about international education from around the world to help education professionals keep up to date with developments that may inform their activities.

January’s newsletter included the following articles covering news from across Asia:



China’s College Graduate Can’t Find Jobs. The Solution: Grad School The New York Times
Colleges told to stagger winter breaks China Daily
China responds to int’l student entry question The Pie News
COVID-19 triggers huge rise in donations for research University World News
China, EU complete investment agreement negotiations Xinhua Net
China Online Education Startup Draws Alibaba in $1.6 Billion Funding Round Bloomberg
Education cooperation to resume online China Daily
UK unis eye China teacher training opportunities The Pie News
Campuses face new lockdowns to halt spread of COVID-19 University World News


Southeast Asia

Vietnam among 10 nations with highest GDP growth in 2020: Top leader 
Nhan Dan 

Erasmus+ helps Asian students achieve their education dreams ScandAsia

Universities offer new majors for 2021-22 academic year Vietnam News

New restrictions imposed on private Islamic universities University World News  

500 foreign language centers in HCMC unlicensed: education department VN Express

Private universities race to offer health courses SGGP

Risking Malaysia’s future as an international education hub Free Malaysia Today

Vietnamese students in Taiwan increase by 330% over 3 years Taiwan News


Students ready to study abroad with new normal 
Telegana Today

India’s global position rises both in innovations & publications India Education Diary

Getting top foreign universities to open campuses requires more institutional autonomy The Indian Express 
Just 4% drop in Indian students in US universities, pandemic delayed plans Times of India
Overseas Indians cheer government’s agenda for India’s atmanirbharta, without investing in it The Indian Express
International students will get more consumer power Times of India
Indian students, Uncle Sam wants you (once again) Forbes India 
How is Covid-19 affecting international students plan to study in the Netherlands Times of India
Budget 2021: Why greater digitisation of education is the need of the hour? India Today

Other News

UK relaxes post-study work visa rules for remote learners 

Predictions for higher education worldwide for 2021 University World News

A closer look at the factors shaping Australia’s international enrolment this year ICEF

Universities welcome announcement that 1000 international students will return Stuff

Dubai to attract int’l students with new visa options, int’l campuses The Pie News

Biden and Brexit to appeal to international students? Relocate Global

4 ways to get your recruitment strategy in shape now TES

The fourth wave of international student mobility University World News

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