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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...

Students Protest Multilingual Instruction in South Africa

Student protests disrupted classes and led to the cancellation of a career fair at Stellenbosch University in Western Cape, South Africa over a school-wide language policy that gives Afrikaans and English equal status as languages of teaching and learning.The university, a public research institution ranked in the top three of South Africa’s colleges, traditionally taught white students using Afrikaans...

St. Leo University

Saint Leo UniversityThe Bridge Program offered at Saint Leo University (Tampa Bay area, Florida) is designed to help international students face and overcome the challenges of adjusting to a foreign culture, mastering the academic target language, and becoming part of their new academic community, while thriving academically.Bridge is an English for Academic Purposes program designed for international students whose...

Three Languages for Catalan University Grads

The Generalitat of Catalonia announced in April that it would require future university students to have knowledge of a third language to earn a degree. While this new regulation will allow students to choose the language of study, English is highly encouraged.“We want to guarantee that none of our students have problems with English when they leave the university,”...

University of Hawaii Professor States “Korean is Scientifically Superior”

On Thursday, December 15, Professor Sohn Ho-min of the University of Hawaii stated in a news conference that he believed that Korean was the world’s most superior language. The conference was to honor Sohn, who received the 3rd Korea Foundation Award. The Korea Foundation, established in 1991, gives out the Korea Foundation award to scholars who have contributed to...