Tag: study abroad

Europe to the Max

Planning to study in Europe? Be sure to check out our collection of tips so that you can experience more of the continent Paperwork Review all of your paperwork with a critical eye, and then go over it again. Bureaucracy is a worldwide phenomenon, but in some countries it is almost an art. When I was studying at the University of...

New Zealand University Launches Indigenous & Māori Exchange Program

A new program has been launched at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, to increase the number of indigenous students studying abroad and to connect them with members of first nations in their respective host countries. The University, which lies on New Zealand’s South Island, hopes to see an increase of Māori students from their University leaving...

UK ‘Likely’ to Lose Second Place Study Abroad Slot to Australia

The UK is likely to lose it’s spot as the second-most popular global study abroad location to Australia, according to a new report by the Centre for Global Higher Education. There has been little increase in growth in the number of international students entering the UK since 2012, making the gap between the UK and other countries shrinking, widening...

Community Colleges Bring in $2.4 Billion a Year from International Students

The nearly 100,000 international students attending U.S. community colleges during the last academic year contributed $2.4 billion to the U.S. economy and supported more than 14,000 jobs. Contributions from international students at community colleges in California alone neared the $1 billion mark, and exceeded $100 million in another four states according to the analysis, which was commissioned by NAFSA: Association...

Keeping Up with les Voisins

Michael Ballagh questions the rankings race in study abroad participation U.S. institutions of higher education have long sought validation in the rankings system dominated by entities such as U.S. News and Forbes. Less commonly known is the academic “arms race” around the number of students who study abroad; college websites tout these high rates as an indicator of institutional success,...

The World’s Most-Educated Country

The fact that more than half of Canada’s residents have a college or university degree helps to make it a top destination for international education Canada, known for its natural beauty, diversity, inclusive values, and high standard of living, is internationally recognized as one of the best countries to live and study in. Its popularity as an international study destination...

Making the Most of Europe

Students (and teachers) should take advantage of the many travel deals on offer to see as much as they can of this diverse continentPeople planning to study in Europe should be sure to add some extra time to the trip so that they can experience more of the continent. Here are some tips:Transatlantic TravelFlying across the Atlantic is currently...

Become a Spanish Student Ambassador

Students can now apply to be the representative of Spain and the campaign Study in Spain (SiS) in their university for the next round of the Student Ambassador Program.The program aims to strengthen relations and the image of Spain in higher learning institutions across the U.S. through various promotional activities conducted by the SiS Student Ambassadors in their universities,...

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Boost Study Abroad

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) have introduced the latest incarnation of the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act. This bill would establish a competitive grant program, run by the Department of Education, for colleges and universities to expand study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students. It, like previous versions, is named after the late...

SPAIN WORKSHOP – December 2017

The SPAIN WORKSHOP is a great opportunity for accredited US higher learning institutions to learn more about the educational opportunities that Spain offers, as well as having a first-hand experience for those who are considering Spain as a destination for their study abroad programs.The event is sponsored and fully funded by ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones and the association EDUESPAÑA,...