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How Indian students stayed at foreign varsities during pandemic

February 27, 2021 2:37 pm

Here is a look at the experiences of Indian students who were at foreign campuses as the world came to a halt due to the pandemic

Covid effect: Admission in foreign universities likely to be tough in 2021

February 26, 2021 10:19 am

As a result of a higher number of applications, the acceptance letters can take a longer time than usual. Further, the top choices including MBAs, data science, finance courses etc will be the toughest to get into. Many experts believe that the hybrid model is likely to stay and can result in increased access to foreign education for lower-middle-class Indians.

Sisodia urges universities to reflect on how to stop 'brain drain'

February 16, 2021 7:21 pm

Sisodia urged universities to think out of the box to find solutions for the large quantities and lack of enough space for the students in higher education.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem launches MA in Smart Cities and Urban Informatics

February 04, 2021 5:40 pm

Interested can apply at smartcities.huji.ac.il/. The application process will be open till April 29. A $200scholarship will be awarded to students who apply to the program by April 29, 2021, are accepted, and pay tuition in full by May 13, 2021.

Brexit's impact on studying or working in the UK: An expert answers all your questions

February 05, 2021 8:22 am

UK Government has demonstrated an urgency to implement the changes by launching a new student route in October 2020 and a skilled worker route from 1 December 2020.

International Education Day: Engineering, diverse cultural experience attract foreign students to India

January 27, 2021 6:03 pm

India is the favourite destination for students from Africa, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. As per the Education Ministry data, Nepal sends the most number of students to India. Some of the foreign nationals claim to have opted for engineering education also due to less popularity of other streams taught here.

SAT doing away with optional essay, subject tests

January 20, 2021 1:24 pm

The optional essay will be discontinued after the June testing sessions. Nearly 2.2 million 2020 high school graduates took the SAT before the pandemic shut down schools, according to the College Board.

Indian, international students ask China to permit them to return to re-join courses

January 19, 2021 9:03 pm

The students, in the letter, urged the Chinese government to permit them to return after following all COVID-19 protocols including the necessary tests and quarantine procedures.

Set-up office for international affairs: UGC to varsities

January 16, 2021 12:44 pm

These offices will "act as a liaison body between the foreign students and sponsoring agency". They will also coordinate all matters related to welcoming and supporting foreign students, disseminate information related to the admission process among prospective foreign studnets, and engage in promotional activities and brand campaigns abroad.

Cambridge University unveils free course for disadvantaged students

January 13, 2021 7:01 pm

On successful completion of the programme, students will receive a recognised CertHE qualification from the University of Cambridge, and with suitable attainment can progress to degrees in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge without the need to apply to the University again.