The number of Indian students enrolled in higher education including graduate programs is roughly 100,000, second to China’s nearly 200,000, but more than Korea’s. Almost 1/4 of all international students in the US come from these three countries. Yet, only 3,000 US students are studying in India.… Continue reading
Dozens of new students crowded into a lobby of the University of Delaware’s student center at the start of the academic year. Many were stylishly attired in distressed jeans and bright-colored sneakers; half tapped away silently on smartphones while the rest engaged in boisterous conversations.… Continue reading
The first U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, held here Thursday and attended by more than 300 academics, business leaders, and government officials, showcased plenty of good will between the two countries. But it also drew out the many challenges they face as they seek deeper, broader and more sustained collaboration.… Continue reading
The Brazilian government announced this year that it plans to give 75,000 scholarships for local students to study abroad by 2014.
But when officials tell students how and where they might apply, some can’t quite get their heads around it.
“I can feel that they are thinking, This can’t be for me, it has to be for someone else, maybe for those with Ph.D.’s or more advanced degrees,” said Thais Pires, head of Alumni Advising-Education USA.… Continue reading
When Erdenetuya Bat-Erdene found out that her score on an English-proficiency exam was too low for her to enroll in a graduate business program at Golden Gate University, she was crushed.
But rather than reject her application outright, admissions officials at Golden Gate, a Bay Area institution, offered Ms.… Continue reading
Teaching is an art, a skill and a challenge that can sometimes be more difficult than aiming in archery. In this article we discuss on the various benefits of teaching English in a foreign country.
A lot of teachers prefer working abroad for different reasons.… Continue reading
New York University, well on its way to becoming the first truly global university, is starting a new partnership with the University of the People, a unusual nonprofit online school offering free classes to students around the world.
With the collaboration, students who show exceptional promise after at least a year of studies with the University of the People could apply to N.Y.U.’s Abu Dhabi campus and be eligible for financial aid.… Continue reading
In the United States, students have long turned to independent college counselors, but in recent years, larger outfits have entered the market, offering full-service designer courses, extracurricular activities and focused application assistance. These services have spread to the fast-growing and lucrative market in China.… Continue reading
When it comes to academic innovation, Americans have long been accustomed to the traffic being mainly one way. From standardized testing to distance learning and alumni fund-raising, what happens on U.S. campuses this year will probably happen 5 or 10 years later in the rest of the world.… Continue reading
IN her ballroom dance class, Li Wanrong has learned to tango and cha-cha. At lunch one day, she tried a strange mix of flavors — pepperoni pizza, the spicy sausage and oozing cheese nearly burning her tongue. Then there was that Friday night before going clubbing for the first time when new friends gave her a makeover, and she looked in the mirror to see an American girl smiling back wearing a little black dress, red lipstick and fierce eyeliner.… Continue reading