Report slams ‘one-dimensional and flawed’ international university rankings

The damning report, International university rankings: For good or ill?, identifies significant flaws in the data used to compile international rankings such as the THE World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities (also known as the Shanghai Rankings) and U-Multirank that it says undermines their validity. “How, More...

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5 Ways an MBA Can Change Your Working Life

If you feel undervalued in your current job or you want to become a more effective business leader, it may be time to consider starting an MBA course. Today, you have a wide range of online MBA options to choose More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Cengage to upskill 1,000 teachers in Saudi Arabia

The partnership provides teachers in the public education system with online access to Cengage’s National Geographic Learning ELTeach programme and aims to boost the standard of language training across the country. “Saudi More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Geneva English School to open secondary school

Set to open later this year, the secondary school comes when demand for international school places in Geneva is high, figures from ISC Research show. “The space should enable children to co-operate, be More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Russia: international student spending hits $1.4bn

International student spending on fees and living expenses has multiplied from $356.2m to $1.4bn (73.1 roubles) over the last decade, according to research from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Hospitality schools: priming global grads for wider management roles

Clearly, it’s a boom time for the sector and, consequently, hospitality schools are taking in students from an ever wider range of countries, with many schools reporting intakes originating from over 100 different More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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INTO partners with Washington State University

The partnership, which was announced last month, will see international students enrol in the pathway programme to improve their English language ability and prepare for entry into the university. Kirk Schulz, More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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UK: Brexit raises concerns about Erasmus+ future

The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education inquiry, which was launched in September last year, received 191 written submissions of evidence from organisations and stakeholders in the UK HE sector. Concerns More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Reimagine Education: innovation can help plug skills gap

These were some of the talking points at this month’s QS-Wharton Reimagine Education conference held in Philadelphia this month. Universities need to think about how they’re evolving their curricula to enable More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Find Out Which One Will Get You a Promotion – Distance MBA Or Part Time MBA?

Both part time MBA and distance MBA are opted for by working professionals who wish to pursue the degree without compromising on the existing job. Both have their own set of pros and cons and one has to carefully More...