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Increasingly more Czechs want to study at U.S. universities

Czech university students

Czechs’ interests in studying at prestigious US universities has been rising and they can use various scholarships to cover the study costs, Jakub Tesar, from the Fullbright Commission organising a fair of American universities yesterday, has told CTK. The commission deals with study exchanges between the Czech Republic and the United States. Last year, 776 Czechs studied in the United ... Read More »

Tech titans compete with universities

Google headquarters

Wooing this year’s best graduate students in economics are familiar faces from Princeton, Harvard and other US universities seeking assistant professors – and eBay’s not yet three-year-old economic research team. The American Economic Association’s (AEA’s) annual meeting kicked off on Friday and eBay is not the only technology company aiming to tap more brainpower at what doubles as the discipline’s ... Read More »

Provost delegation from US universities arrives to explore academic partnerships

Ben-Gurion University

A delegation of provosts from leading US universities arrived in Israel as part of the American Jewish Committee’s Project Interchange, in an effort to explore academic partnerships and collaboration opportunities with Israeli universities. The week-long trip will include visits to higher education institutions, including Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where the delegation will learn about innovative ... Read More »

India leads in education, says Cornell University President

US universities

A top American academician has described the drop in number of Indian students joining US universities as brain circulation rather than as reverse brain drain. “I call it as a brain circulation and in the past it was going in one direction. We see discoveries are coming in the field of medicine, agriculture, technology from places that we did not ... Read More »

Japan: More students aim to go universities abroad

japanese Students

By Fumihiko Ito/Yomiuri Shimbun With the increasing globalization of society, more high school students have been aiming to win an admissions spot at universities overseas. Private schools offering integrated middle and high school curriculums have traditionally sent many of their graduates to highly competitive Japanese universities, but recently such schools have been preparing students for the college admissions process in ... Read More »

Reform Australian universities by cutting their bureaucracies

Australian Universities

Universities drive a knowledge economy, generate new ideas and teach people how to think critically. Anything other than strong investment in them will likely harm Australia. But as Australian politicians are preparing to reform the university sector, there is an opportunity to take a closer look at the large and powerful university bureaucracy. Adam Smith argued it would be preferable ... Read More »

USA, Australian universities hold sway over Indian students

USA, Australian universities

Indian students continue to throng universities United States and Australia each and many more would be joining the thousands of Indians studying abroad soon. Shashi Tharoor, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development had let know the Lok Sabha in the last session that the number of Indian students studying in US and Australia in 2012 was 100270 and ... Read More »

Number of international students attending American colleges and universities continues rising

A new report says more and more international students are attending colleges and universities in the United States. It also notes a large increase in the number of international students from China. These findings are from the latest edition of the Open Doors Report. The report is a joint project of the State Department and the Institute of International Education, ... Read More »

India: US universities to open centre in Mumbai to clear pupils’ doubts

Over 200 US universities have got together to start a centre in Mumbai to redress queries of students. The centre will be inaugurated at Jamnabai Narsee school, JVPD last week. The increasing number of complaints by students and parents about touts seems to have prompted the move. Narsee Monjee Educational Trust (NMET) has joined hands with the City of Philadelphia ... Read More »

Saudi students flock to US universities

Study programmes to boost national workforce help break stereotypes Dressed in caps and gowns, the college students packing a graduation ceremony in suburban Washington, D.C., acted like excited graduates anywhere in the United States. Except, perhaps, when the men broke into tribal line dances. Or when the women, wearing headscarves, burst forth with zagareet, soaring trills of their tongues, in ... Read More »

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