New Estonia bill seeks to curtail foreign students rights - Global Education Times (GET News)

New Estonia bill seeks to curtail foreign students rights

The Interior Ministry of Estonia is looking to curtail employment and temporary resident permit rights for foreign students coming from third countries.

The Estonian government has suggested ‘labour migration’ concerns have pushed the state to make amendments in the Aliens Act for foreign students, resulting in harsh steps against non-EU students.

The proposed restrictions include capping the weekly working rights at 16 hours, eliminating state subsidies, and limiting foreign students from bringing their families to Estonia.

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India launches Study in Gujarat initiative - Global Education Times (GET News)

India launches Study in Gujarat initiative

The education department of Gujarat state in India has launched a Study in Gujarat initiative to attract more international students to the state in order to increase cultural and regional diversity on campuses in the region.

To showcase Gujarat as the educational hub of India for international students, and to increase on-campus diversity, the Study in Gujarat initiative has been launched by the state formerly led by current Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.

The government is also hoping to bring down the large number of vacant seats in Gujarat through this campaign.

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Irish institutes of technology granted self-awarding powers - Global Education Times (GET News)

Irish institutes of technology granted self-awarding powers

Irish institutes of technology granted self-awarding powers
The Republic of Ireland’s Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has announced the introduction of self-awarding powers for all Irish institutes of technology.

The announcement last week by Minister Mitchell O’Connor will allow self-awarding powers to Irish institutes of technology for all qualifications, except for doctoral awards.

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INSEAD announces new San Francisco campus - Global Education Times (GET News)

INSEAD announces new San Francisco campus

French business school INSEAD has announced the establishment of a new campus in San Francisco, signalling its intention to expand into North America.

The INSEAD facility in San Francisco is expected to provide a platform for innovative and dynamic global management education in North America.

Currently, INSEAD has campuses located in in Europe (Fontainebleau, France), Asia (Singapore) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi).

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