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CHINA’S ACTUARY EXAM RESULTS TO BE RECOGNIZED BY UK
China Education News |

Exam results of the China Association of Actuaries (CAA) will be recognized by the UK’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries,

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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT MOVES TO CHANGE STUDENT VISA PROGRAM AMID DOWNTURN
China Education News |

With the falling numbers of international students and a turbulent time for the international education sector in the past two

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NUMBER OF FOREIGN STUDENTS IN CHINA ROSE IN 2010
China Education News |

According to Chinese MOE, a total of 265,090 foreign students from 194 countries came to study in China’s 620 universities,

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UKBA TO INCREASE UK VISA FEES AS OF APRIL 2011
China Education News |

UKBA confirmed that the fee changes are coming into effect on 6th April 2011, including a proposed double charge raising

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CHINA-FOCUSED EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN ILLINOIS FORGE A CLOSER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN U.S. AND CHINA
China Education News |

Benedictine University has been making great strides in building itself into the center for China- focused education programs, boasting several

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CHINESE MOE UPDATED THE LIST OF APPROVED SINO-FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS AND SINO-FOREIGN PROGRAMS
China Education News |

Chinese MOE has updated the list of authorized Sino-foreign Institutions and Sino-foreign programs on Feb. 20, 2011. Please go to

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SHANGHAI REACHES OUT TO IVY LEAGUE
China Education News |

Mo Fuchun, governor of Shanghai Minhang District, said at a meeting that his team was in discussions with Ivy League

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MORE SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS OFFERING CHINESE LANGUAGE CLASSES
China Education News |

An increasing number of international schools in Singapore are offering classes in Mandarin since more parents are asking for their

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MOST AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES FAIL TO MEET INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ON RESEARCH
China Education News |

More than two thirds of Australian universities have an overall research performance which doesn’t reach international benchmarks. Only 12 universities

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MCDONALD’S ‘UNIVERSITY’ MORE EXCLUSIVE THAN HARVARD
China Education News |

Chinese young people are desperate to get an education – in McDonald’s management techniques. China’s edition of McDonald’s “Hamburger University”

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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY TO ESTABLISH SHANGHAI CAMPUS
China Education News |

China’s Ministry of Education has approved NYU’s plan to build a separate, degree-granting American campus in Shanghai, which will also

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FIRST DISASTER RELIEF TRAINING INSTITUTE TO BE SET UP
China Education News |

China’s first-ever national training centre for disaster relief and management is to be set up by the end of 2011

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OPEN CLASSES OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES HAVE MANY CHINESE FANS
China Education News |

Watching online open classes of U.S. top universities has become indispensable for many young Chinese who find it a shortcut

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A MOVE BY TAIWAN UNIVERSITIES TO ATTRACT MORE OVERSEAS STUDENTS
China Education News |

Taiwan’s universities are currently suffering a downturn in enrolment due to demographic reasons. Recently Taiwan outlined that some universities could

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CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES FACE MANY CHALLENGES
China Education News |

Canada’s higher education sector this year will contend with granting councils diminished by their contributions to basic research but offering

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INTERIM NEW ZEALAND VISA SYSTEM TO COME INTO EFFECT ON 7 FEBRUARY 2011
China Education News |

A new ‘interim visa’ system is coming into effect on 7 February 2011 to help overseas students, workers and visitors

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CHINA BECOMES THE NO.1 SOURCE COUNTRY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FOR U.S.
China Education News |

Over 120,000 Chinese students went to study in the US during the school year 2009-2010. It is the first time

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AUSTRALIA’S INT’L STUDENTS LOSE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN ACCOMMODATION SCAM
China Education News |

An accommodation scam in Perth, Australia has left three international students thousands of dollars out of pocket. According to the

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OVER 30% OF CHINESE STUDENTS PLANNING TO STUDY ABROAD IN 2011 SELECT USA AS THEIR FIRST DESITNATION
China Education News |

According to the latest research carried out by EIC group to over 17,500 students and parents from 14 cities across

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CHINA: UK VISA RULES MAY FORCE CHINESE STUDENT EXODUS
China Education News |

Tens of thousands of Chinese students in the United Kingdom could be forced out of the country if a basket

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