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244 Chinese students from Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality flew to Manchester in the United Kingdom on Saturday via Hainan Airlines, a Chinese airline. This chartered flight by a domestic airline is the first in 2021 that enables students to return to their studies. An Airbus 330-300 is planned to operate until late October, the latest, […]


Sep 19, 2021

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International students enrolled at universities in Northern Cyprus, officiallyknown as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, have been struggling toenter the area due to new central quarantine measures imposed to manage theCOVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many students have been stuck at airports, andmany others were deported to their home countries. […]


Sep 14, 2021

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After more than six months of waiting for an F1 visa in 2020 as the US embassy in Bangladesh was temporarily closed and did not process these types of visas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladeshi student Soumitra Das, now a PhD student in Architectural Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the United States […]


Sep 14, 2021

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Flemish authorities have decided to allow international students and teachers to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Flanders, a move that aims to increase the vaccination rates in the region. Flemish Health and Welfare Minister Wouter Beke told journalists that the level of vaccination is somewhat lower in Flanders compared to larger cities in the country, […]


Sep 13, 2021

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Afghan students who have been awarded Türkiye Scholarships are unable to travel to Turkey, as the flights from Afghanistan are currently suspended following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan on August 15, reports. “Due to the suspension of international flights from Afghanistan and problems in certain official transactions, our students, who were awarded scholarship in […]


Sep 12, 2021


Starting Monday, September 13, Swiss citizens will be required to show a COVID certificate which proves that the person is vaccinated, tested, or recovered from COVID-19, in order to access indoor areas of restaurants, cultural and leisure facilities, as well as indoor events, the Federal Council has decided on September 8. The decision has been […]


Sep 10, 2021

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Women students now represent the majority of the student population at colleges in the United States, according to spring 2021 enrollment estimates from the nonprofit organization, the National Student Clearinghouse. Data show that 59.5 percent of college students in the United States were women in spring 2021, while 40.5 percent were men. Overall, US universities […]

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Sep 10, 2021


International students stranded overseas due to travel restrictions imposed to prevent COVID-19 spread have appealed to the Chinese government to give them permission to return to China and continue their higher education. The country has not allowed international students to return and resume their studies for the past 20 months, reports. “We are really […]


Sep 08, 2021

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Universities in Afghanistan, now controlled by the Taliban, began the new semester with curtains separating women students from men in the classroom. Photos obtained by Reuters in social media show women students are wearing hijabs while being divided from men by three gray curtains, reports. “Putting up curtains is not acceptable. I really felt […]


Sep 08, 2021


International students will not benefit from government-facilitated flights with Qantas Airways despite receiving inbound exemptions to travel to Australia as well as having valid visas. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), only Australian citizens, permanent residents, and their immediate families are eligible for government- facilitated commercial flights from India, reports. The […]


Sep 07, 2021

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