Asia Education

Start your studies in the US with an English language program

By Thu, Mar 27, 2014 5:22PM UTC Start your studies in the US with an English language program

Last week, the U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama promoted global education at a Stanford lecture in Beijing, highlighting the importance of studying abroad to gain a better understanding of countries’ interdependence. International cooperation often leads to groundbreaking technological or medical discoveries, which benefits all parties involved. These partnerships are set

US first lady meets Chinese rural students via web

By Tue, Mar 25, 2014 4:04PM UTC U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a round table education meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China Sunday. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has spoken to rural Chinese students via web conference on her last stretch of a six-day China tour that has focused primarily on education and cultural exchange.

What does the UCAS story tell us about our expectation of privacy?

By Mon, Mar 24, 2014 5:32PM UTC What does the UCAS story tell us about our expectation of privacy?

A news report earlier this month that UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admission Services, has been selling access to student data to advertisers such as Vodafone and O2 for £12 million drew widespread criticism in the UK – particularly from students. But the details about what UCAS’s activities amount to

US first lady hosts education roundtable in China

By Sun, Mar 23, 2014 11:34AM UTC U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a round table education meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China Sunday. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has hosted a discussion about education with Chinese professors and students on the third day of her visit to China. She spoke about the importance of education with a handful of Chinese professors, students and parents at an event at the U.S.

Canada: the new favourite international education destination

By Thu, Mar 20, 2014 7:28PM UTC Canada: the new favourite international education destination

Over the past 10 years, Canada’s appeal to international students has grown stronger. Today, 10% of students in Canada are from abroad. With a government plan to increase international student numbers up to 450,000 by 2022, the country is upping its game and developing an offer that many cannot refuse.

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