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Leading foundation programs for Asian students

By Fri, Nov 15, 2013 12:09AM UTC 0 Comment

The number of students leaving their home countries to earn degrees and credentials is surging. Last year, UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics (UIS) released figures covering the first few years of the 21st century. Among their findings: the number of students who crossed international borders to participate in higher education grew by 80 percent between 2000 and 2010....

Foundation courses: a pathway into university for international students

By Tue, Jun 26, 2012 8:31AM UTC 11 Comments

Foundation courses help international students who may not initially meet entry requirements gain entry to undergraduate study at Australian universities and colleges. They also help students adapt to the Australian academic environment and life in Australia. Foundation courses allow students to acquire the skills they need to take the next step forward in their academic...

Pathway programs: The best routes to higher education

By Wed, Sep 14, 2011 5:26PM UTC 17 Comments

PATHWAY programs. Gateway programs. Foundation years. They go by different names, but they all serve the same purpose – equipping international students with the tools they need to secure a place in a top university. Many barriers still exist for international students seeking enrollment in Western universities. Language difficulties, academic requirements and immigration regulations are...