Understanding the role of education in diplomacy - Global Education Times (GET News)

Understanding the role of education in diplomacy

Soft power in diplomacy is important. And governments recognise that as well. The British Council, Alliance Française, and Confucius Institutes attest to that.

Why would governments invest in education? Because it pays off. Not necessarily in a commercial way, although that can be true in some particular cases. But for any diplomat access to the people who make decisions is important.

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New Keele University business school campus unveiled - Global Education Times (GET News)

New Keele University business school campus unveiled

England’s Keele University business school in Staffordshire has unveiled its new state of the art campus.

The Keele University business school, which spans three storeys, has an open-plan layout designed to enable staff and students to build networks and teamwork effectively.

The state-of-the-art campus includes a 22-seat lecture theatre, a ‘think lab’ study space, data laboratory, café and business lounge.

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Imperial creates ‘Global MiM Network’ with 3 B-Schools - Global Education Times (GET News)

Imperial creates Global MiM Network with 3 B-Schools

Imperial College London has joined forces with three international business schools to create a ‘Global MiM Network’, a multiple school exchange programme for Master’s in Management students.

The Global MiM Network will allow four students from each member school to take courses from the other partner institutions. This will provide them with a more global study experience without the associated bureaucracy or cost of full-time overseas programme.

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London College of Garden Design to plant trees for every graduate - Global Education Times (GET News)

London College of Garden Design to plant trees for every graduate

A higher education institution in London has embarked on an initiative to go “green” through planting trees for every student who graduates with a diploma course.

London College of Garden Design said that it will donate a tree for each of their 50 students who will graduate with a diploma in Garden Design and Planting Design, in time for students’ graduation this month.

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