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Number of Indian students in Canada crosses 100,000
India Education News |

The cumulative total of the number of Indian students attending Canadian colleges and universities over the last year has crossed

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Liberal Arts innovations in Chinese higher education
China Education News |

At the very moment that liberal arts and sciences education is being criticized for a lack of economic or social

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Vietnam – PM urges focus on resources to develop Vietnam’s top three universities
Southeast Asia Education News |

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged agencies to focus their resources on developing the Vietnam National University (Hanoi), Vietnam

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The Philippines remains one of the fastest growing student markets for New Zealand
Southeast Asia Education News |

New Zealand is attracting more Filipino students with its work-study-life balance. In 2016, more than 4,100 Filipino students took up

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Malaysia – HE Ministry imposes moratorium on opening new campuses
Southeast Asia Education News |

The Higher Education Ministry said it will not allow the opening of new campuses by local or foreign universities. Malaysian Digest

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Most students in South India fail to see opportunities in arts education
India Education News |

Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology, Bengaluru, is facing a unique challenge. The number of students from the South

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Engineering syllabus for technical institutes revised to include big data, AI, and bullet trains
India Education News |

Latest technological advancements will be part of a revised engineering syllabus, to be introduced from the academic session starting next

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Less than half of India’s new MBA graduates are getting jobs
India Education News |

Jobs for fresh MBA graduates are at a five-year low, with less than half of the graduates finding employment through campus

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India-Indonesia knowledge route set for revival
India Education News |

Much like the ancient silk road, there once existed a knowledge route between India and Southeast Asia. While this route

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Who’s at fault for SC cancellation of engineering degrees via distant learning
India Education News |

Since 2001, thousands got employed after obtaining technical degrees through correspondence courses from universities, got married and raised families. They

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New industrial era boosts technical schools
China Education News |

The prospects for the nation’s vocational schools, the traditional centers of technical education, are becoming brighter as a result of

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China faces challenges in international student recruitment and retention
China Education News |

While more and more Chinese young people study overseas, universities in China are trying to lure students from abroad in

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Study combined with internship and employment opportunities appeals to Chinese students in US
China Education News |

The number of Chinese students taking advantage of an Optional Practical Training (OPT) program in the US has seen growth

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How will China’s ‘Double First Class’ project change higher education in China
China Education News |

Project 985, Project 211 and The Double First Class Project. To most, these names might sound like an airline promotion

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Employment demands see negative growth in first-tier cities
China Education News |

Employment demand across China’s first-tier cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen saw negative growth for the first time, according

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Beijing launches academic credit bank
China Education News |

An academic credit bank was officially launched in Beijing this month. The platform, which covers all educational stages, could be

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Cambodia – Presence of huge universities on the rise in capital Phnom Penh
Southeast Asia Education News |

Most schools and education institutions are commissioned by the government, but during the last few years, there’s been a shift

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Thailand’s growing supply-demand gap in higher education
Southeast Asia Education News |

Thailand has a big demographic challenge. The population is ageing quickly, and the number of college-aged students is projected to

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Singapore – Top university calls time on ‘third-class’ degree
Southeast Asia Education News |

Singapore’s top ranked Nanyang Technological University, or NTU, has become the second university in Singapore to ditch British-style honours degree

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Two foreign universities ask to set up campuses in Thailand
Southeast Asia Education News |

Two foreign universities placed in the top 200 of the world rankings, Carnegie Mellon University and National Taiwan University, have

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