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Queen Elizabeth

Graduate students at Oxford University’s Magdalen College have voted to remove Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait from their gathering place at the university, claiming it symbolizes colonialism and should be replaced by art or portraits of some other influential people. The decision to remove Queen’s portrait from College’s Middle Common Room (MCR) was criticized by Education […]

United Kingdom

Jun 12, 2021

US Education Department

The US Department of Education has published the third COVID-19 Handbook “Strategies for Safe Operation and Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Students, Faculty, and Staff,” which includes additional strategies for higher education institutions and communities while they aim to return to in-person learning safely. According to a press release issued by the […]

United States

Jun 08, 2021

students

The number of international students attending intensive English programs has decreased by 50 percent during 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, new data from the Open Doors report have shown. Intensive English Programs are designed to support international students expected to attend university or a graduate program in the United States in improving their English […]

United States

Jun 08, 2021

Hungary

Nearly 10,000 Hungarians protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s plan to build an elite Chinese university campus in the Hungarian capital, some of them holding banners declaring “Treason.” “Fidesz is selling out wholesale the housing of Hungarian students, and their future, just so it can bring the elite university of China’s dictatorship into […]

Hungary

Jun 07, 2021

Alan Tudge

The Federal Education Minister, Alan Tudge, said that the economic impact ofthe COVID-19 pandemic on universities has not been as bad as it was initiallyexpected, calling on the latter to pay attention to domestic students and in-person learning. During the Universities Australia conference, Tudge said hehopes international students will be able to […]

Australia

Jun 07, 2021

Australia

International students could soon be able to return to South Australia after the state's Chief Public Health Officer has signed off on a plan to permit students’ entry into the country. However, the new plan still needs the approval of the federal government. If the plan is approved, students will have to quarantine for two […]

Australia

Jun 02, 2021

Norway

Through tripartite collaboration, the Norwegian government has allocated NOK46 million (€4.5 million) to industry programs to support the education of4,500 people in total. According to a press release issued by the Norwegiangovernment, the industry programs are an important part of the government’seducation promotion, and also a joint venture with the state […]

Norway

Jun 01, 2021

Biden

Universities and colleges across the United States, which have lost billions of dollars due to the lack of international students as a result of the pandemic, have asked President Joe Biden to save international student enrollment. As the autumn term approaches, higher education institutions have expressed a sense of uncertainty regarding the number of international […]

United States

May 31, 2021

hungary

The government’s strategy intending to strengthen the international role at universities across Hungary has stimulated an increase in the number of international students in the country by more than two-thirds since 2013, an official from the Hungarian Ministry of Innovation and Technology said. The state secretary Tamas Schanda was quoted by the ministry as saying […]

Hungary

May 30, 2021

United Kingdom

Thousands of jobs and new businesses in the United Kingdom could be createdthrough university partnerships with employers, local government, and more, areport by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE)published by Universities UK, has predicted. According to the report named‘Universities and the UK’s economic recovery: an analysis of future impact,’[…]

United Kingdom

May 27, 2021

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