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Information & Broadcasting and Railway ministries to set up new universities
India Education News |

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has proposed to establish India’s first communications university. The ministry, according to sources, has

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University of Edinburgh signs new partnerships in India
India Education News |

The University of Edinburgh, which recently arrived in India with its largest-ever delegation, has signed four new agreements with Indian

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Despite school closures, Ireland sees boost in non-EU numbers
Global Education News |

A recently published review of immigration in Ireland in 2014 stated that nearly 50,000 non-European Union students were given permission

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New IIMs and IITs scrambling for suitable infrastructure
India Education News |

The Modi government had set out to make good on its campaign promise and allocated INR 500 crore (USD 80

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India is world’s fastest-growing big economy
India Education News |

Everyone from the World Bank to Goldman Sachs had predicted it wouldn’t happen for another two years but recent recalculations

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A historic mandate in Delhi elections
India Education News |

In the recently held elections in Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by India’s Prime Minister Mr. Modi, was

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Law graduates facing bleak job prospects
China Education News |

Unfortunately for today’s law students, the rising popularity of law degrees is not correlated with rising demand for lawyers in

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Chinese social media usage increasing among young, old, and 2nd tier cities
China Education News |

According to the Kantar Group, Chinese social media’s reach among urban Internet users in China has increased to 34% from

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Wisconsin cities to host Chinese high school students
China Education News, Global Education News |

Education officials in Wisconsin are working with their counterparts in China to create an exchange program that will bring Chinese

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Gaokao shake-up gives students choice
China Education News |

Following growing criticism of the Gaokao exam, the Ministry of Education is continuing to roll out new initiatives in its

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Report names top five universities in China
China Education News |

According to the 2015 Best Chinese University Ranking, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Fudan

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Online education continues to grow in India
India Education News |

Online education (including e-learning and MOOCs) seems to have taken off on an unprecedented scale in India. In the last

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