Economic developments over the past few years have initiated dramatic changes in global commerce, particularly when it comes to East-West relations. In 2008, when the housing bubble burst in the US, experts reported a mass emigration of Asians who had been educated in the US, now returning to the rising economies of India, China and...
OVER the last month, Asian Correspondent has produced a series of features looking at pathway programs across North America and the UK that provide a route to higher education for international students who might not meet the admission requirements for direct entry. Pathway programs offer training in several fields to prepare international students for a...
FOR many international students, a spot in a British university is often an academic goal and much time, effort and money is invested into realising this dream. UK universities have long commanded a strong international student presence and represent countries across the world for a truly multicultural experience. However, achieving the required score (average 6.0...
Durham University, England’s third oldest university after Oxford and Cambridge, has been a centre for learning in Europe for a thousand years. It boasts three faculties in Arts & Humanities, Science, and Social Science & Health respectively, 25 academic departments and 16 colleges. The university is home to more than 15,000 students representing 130 countries...
Studying abroad is becoming increasingly competitive. Students from Asia, one of the largest consumers of Western education, are eagerly seeking qualifications from leading education providers in countries like the UK. However, an increase in demand for internationally recognised degrees has also resulted in certain challenges for international students. Higher standards for admission require students to...
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