Russia to welcome over 7000 foreign IT students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Russia to welcome over 7000 foreign IT students

Russia wants to attract more than 7,000 foreign IT students and school leavers to its universities by 2021 as part of a drive to develop digital literacy.

This comes as part of the launch of the Russian initiative ‘Human Resources for the Digital Economy’, announced by Rossotrudnichestvo head Eleonora Mitrofanova at a press conference last Wednesday.

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Applications from international students up 11% in Finland - Global Education Times (GET News)

Applications from international students up 11% in Finland

The number of applications by international students to study in Finland in 2018 rose by 11 percent on the previous year from 5,646 to 6,281.

This increase is expected to rise further if the comparison of the first 6 months of 2019 to the same period in 2018 is representative, where a slight rise from 2,571 to 2,726 applications was observed.

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University of Limerick aims to recruit 4000 students over 5 years - Global Education Times (GET News)

University of Limerick aims to recruit 4000 students over 5 years

Ireland’s University of Limerick expects to recruit 4,000 students as part of its ambitious expansion strategy.

University of Limerick said it hopes to create over 300 additional jobs and increase recruitment by 4,000 students over the next five years.

Speaking at the launch of the “UL@50” strategy, Dr Des Fitzgerald laid out an ambitious Strategic Plan to guide the development of the institution over the coming five years.

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Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne to open Singapore campus - Global Education Times (GET News)

Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne to open Singapore campus

Switzerland’s Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL) has announced that it will to open and operate a campus in Singapore by 2021.

EHL has been authorised by Singapore authorities to deliver its Bachelor course in Singapore with the first cohort of students expected to start in autumn 2021.

The EHL group, keen to remain a global leader of hospitality management education and expand international opportunities for its students, has initiated an ambitious plan to open a campus in Singapore.

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Atom Learning launches Atom Prime internationally - Global Education Times (GET News)

Atom Learning launches Atom Prime internationally

Edtech platform Atom Learning has announced plans to launch Atom Prime globally by expanding into Asia, Africa and
the Middle East.

Atom Prime, the award-winning online learning platform, is now used by schools in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Nigeria and Abu Dhabi.

With over 50% growth month-on-month, Atom Learning has more than doubled its staff in the last two months, with a number of significant new positions announced.

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Saudi Arabia to welcome foreign universities campuses - Global Education Times (GET News)

Saudi Arabia to welcome foreign universities campuses

Foreign universities are now able to open branch campuses in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Cabinet have confirmed.

Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh, Education Minister, has said that the decision to allow foreign university campuses to be set up in Saudi Arabia will “achieve a qualitative leap in empowerment, excellence and quality.”

Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj, entrepreneurship consultant, told Arab News: “It will raise the standards of local universities. There will be much more competition, which is much needed.

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Tongji University CDAWM academy to promote China-Germany economics collaboration - Global Education Times (GET News)

Tongji University CDAWM academy to promote China-Germany economics collaboration

Shanghai-based Tongji University has announced the establishment of CDAWM – the Sino-German Academy for Economics and Management – to promote collaboration between the two countries in the field of economics.

The academy is committed to promoting exchanges and collaboration between China and Germany within the fields of economics, finance, and management, as well as providing technological and talent support.

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Simon Business School seeks to attract Chinese students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Simon Business School seeks to attract Chinese students

The University of Rochester’s Simon Business School is looking to expand its recruitment of Chinese students to provide them better international experiences via specialised degree programmes.

This marks a further development at the school since they became one of the few top business schools in the United States to offer STEM-Designated part-time MBA options.

As a top five school for economics and finance in the US, the school offers both master’s and MBA programmes to students worldwide.

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