How students can stand out to recruiters - Global Education Times (GET News)

How students can stand out to recruiters

With January marking the beginning of the graduate recruitment season, many students begin to think about how they can stand out within an increasingly competitive graduate job market.

A recruiter will take an average of 6 seconds to review a CV, so it is crucial that students grab their attention from the get-go.

Georgios Chiotis, Director of Brand and Marketing at Scape, explains what steps students can take to stand out to recruiters in the early stages of interviews.

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Lib Dems £10,000 Skills Wallet will be for all UK residents - Global Education Times (GET News)

Lib Dems £10,000 Skills Wallet will be for all UK residents

The Liberal Democrats have confirmed to the Global Education Times that their proposed £10,000 Skills Wallet will be available to all UK residents, including EU and non-EU nationals, and refugees.

As part of their manifesto pledge for General Election 2019, the Liberal Democrats have announced their vision for a “new era of learning throughout life” with the creation of a £10,000 Skills Wallet.

The Liberal Democrats have confirmed to Global Education Times that this £10,000 Skills Wallet will be open to not just British nationals but also all residents of the UK, EEA national, non-EEA nationals with residence in the UK, and refugees resident in the country.

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Why teaching sustainability in fashion is important - Global Education Times (GET News)

Why teaching sustainability in fashion is important

The fashion industry has changed dramatically in the last decade, and the whole sector is now characterised by critical issues and challenging trade-offs, including question marks around its sustainability.

Fashion is one of the most polluting industries that generates a substantial environmental and social impact.

In order to deal with the interdependent social, cultural, ecological and financial issues within the fashion industry, education at all levels needs to play a key role in encouraging urgent change.

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Online coding school Codemao secures $57 million funding - Global Education Times (GET News)

Online coding school Codemao secures $57 million funding

Chinese online education platform Codemao has announced this week that 400 million yuan ($57 million) has been secured in a Series C round of financing led by the Russia-China Investment Fund.

Codemao specialises in offering online coding classes to children and young adults.

Also joining this round of funding were Hillhouse Capital; Asia-focused private equity firm SAIF Partners; Everbright New Economy USD Fund, a $483-million investment platform of Hong Kong-based financial services company China Everbright Limited; and Chinese state-owned Guangdong Technology Financial Group.

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Australia student visa now harder to get for India and Pakistan - Global Education Times (GET News)

Australia student visa now harder to get for India and Pakistan

The Australia student visa requirements for those applying from India, Pakistan and Nepal have been tightened by the Australian government.

The assessment category for international students applying for a student visa to study in Australia has been raised from Level 2 to Level 3, which entails more strict scrutiny to qualify.

Australia student visa applications are based on individual merits including educational qualifications, financial requirements and proficiency in English language.

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Artificial Intelligence is transforming higher education - Global Education Times (GET News)

Artificial Intelligence is transforming higher education

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become part of our everyday lives, from smart personal assistants such as Siri and Alexa, to security surveillance, and automatic parking systems.

In education, particularly in higher education, Artificial Intelligence is transforming traditional methods of teaching for both students and teachers, making the whole learning experience more customised, efficient and engaging.

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Dubai students should have work experience before graduation: officials - Global Education Times (GET News)

Dubai students should have work experience before graduation: officials

Officials in Dubai have stated that school students should be allowed access to universities and workplaces for advanced learning and work experience for Dubai students before graduating from high school.

These comments came during the launch of ‘Centres of Excellence’, a programme of GEMS Education, which will see GEMS school students earn qualifications and credentials from partner universities and employers.

Founded in 1959, today GEMS owns and operates 56 schools in the UAE and the Gulf region, and educates over 130,000 students.

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