Asia Education

Study English language programs in the UK for academic success

By Sat, Mar 29, 2014 11:30PM UTC Pic: Studying at Harrow College

 One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way. Franck Smith, Linguist. A school in Leeds announced this week that it would teach English as a second language to all its pupils – three quarters of whom do not have English as

Foundation courses prepare international students for university

By Thu, Mar 27, 2014 9:52PM UTC Pic: Arts students at Falmouth University

When British Chancellor George Osborne announced last week that £220 million would be spent in Science over the next five years, £106 million of which for postgraduate training centres, many rejoiced in the knowledge that the industry’s future was assured. The UK is already a leader in Science, Technology, Engineering

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

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