Drew University tops list of schools attracting international students

Drew University tops list of schools attracting international students

MADISON — Drew University is tops in New Jersey when it comes to attracting international students and sending students abroad to study, according to an Institute of International Education report. According to the report, Drew ranks in the top 10 percent in enrolling international students and the top 15 percent in undergraduate students studying abroad. Drew is the only New Jersey school in the report’s Top 40 rankings. More than 2,000 of 3,000 accredited colleges responded to the IIE’s survey for the Open Doors Report. Drew ranks 19th among baccalaureate schools nationwide for enrolling…

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Top 15 International Film Schools Revealed

Top 15 International Film Schools Revealed

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Oscar winner Margaret Sixel (editing, Mad Max: Fury Road) attended, as did Jane Campion and Philip Noyce. Beijing Film Academy The USC of the East, this Chinese school boasts alumni from art house stars (like Jia Zhangke) to Sino film mainstays (like Zhang Yimou). Centro De Capacitacion Cinematografica Mexico’s top film school is certainly affordable — $900 a year. Oscar-nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (The Wolf of Wall Street) is an alumnus. Centro Sperimentalde Di Cinematografia This 82-year-old Roman film school gave birth to Italian Neorealism;…

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International Career & College Counseling Conference paves way for transformation in the rapidly developing education sector

International Career & College Counseling Conference paves way for transformation in the rapidly developing education sector

International Career & College Counseling (IC3) Conference announced the second edition of the Annual Conference, that will be held in New Delhi on August 30 and 31 2017 at JW Marriott, Aerocity. This year will be marked as a great milestone as IC3 sets to actualise their mission of transforming lives through career counseling, global engagements and partnerships. The IC3 Annual Conference aims to impact over 50,000 students by 2018 with the help of 400+ high school leaders, counselors and educators. The two day event at the national capital will…

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International Distance Learning Association Recognizes WGU for Excellence in Distance Education

International Distance Learning Association Recognizes WGU for Excellence in Distance Education

Salt Lake City—For the seventh time, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has honored Western Governors University (WGU) with a 21st Century Distance Learning Award for its leadership in distance education at its 2017 Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. “As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we are honoring WGU as a leader in the industry,” said Dr. John G. Flores, Executive Director of USDLA.”WGU has raised the bar of excellence and we are truly honored by WGU’s contributions within all distance learning constituencies.” The USDLA Awards…

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International Distance Learning Association Recognizes WGU for Excellence in Distance Education

International Distance Learning Association Recognizes WGU for Excellence in Distance Education

Salt Lake City—For the seventh time, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has honored Western Governors University (WGU) with a 21st Century Distance Learning Award for its leadership in distance education at its 2017 Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. “As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we are honoring WGU as a leader in the industry,” said Dr. John G. Flores, Executive Director of USDLA.”WGU has raised the bar of excellence and we are truly honored by WGU’s contributions within all distance learning constituencies.” The USDLA Awards…

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Massey’s Nicodemus brothers eye international league call-up

Massey’s Nicodemus brothers eye international league call-up

John Nicodemus​ had never seen an oval ball when he and his family migrated to New Zealand from the Philippines in 2000. Now he and brothers Josh, 23, and Jericho, 21, have their sights set on an international rugby league debut. The brothers all play for the Te Atatu Roosters Rugby League Club. At the completion of this season, all three were selected to play in an ethnic nines competition, run by Counties Manukau Rugby League. Supplied Josh Nicodemus, left, with fellow Fillipino player Carmilo Manuyag and brothers John and Jericho. After a strong…

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Cash seized in CAB raids as part of probe into international rhino-horn smugglers

Cash seized in CAB raids as part of probe into international rhino-horn smugglers

Fifty gardaí were involved in raids at 11 properties in a major operation investigating the activities of a rhino-horn-smuggling gang. The Traveller outfit based in Rathkeale, Co Limerick, which has criminal links across Europe and Asia, has been the subject of investigations by police in several international jurisdictions into the illegal rhino horn trade. Vast sums of money are made from the sale of the horns in parts of the world where some believe they possess medicinal qualities. A significant amount of cash and documents were seized in the raids….

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International Relations, Public Policy Week spotlights scholarship opportunities

International Relations, Public Policy Week spotlights scholarship opportunities

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Students who are passionate about international relations or public policy can take advantage of a wide range of programming from Dec. 5 to 9. Sponsored by Penn State’s University Fellowships Office, International Relations and Public Policy Week will highlight relevant scholarships and fellowships during information sessions and drop-in hours. “We are excited to be able to promote several exciting opportunities for Penn State students during this week,” said Tanya Furman, interim director of the University Fellowships Office and associate vice president and associate dean for Undergraduate Education….

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Hancks Named Interim Director of School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach

Hancks Named Interim Director of School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach

MACOMB, IL — Jeff Hancks, Florence and Lillian Baxter Snyder Professor of Regional and Icarian Studies and coordinator of Archives and Special Collections in Western Illinois University’s Malpass Library, has been named interim director of Western Illinois University’s School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach, effective Nov. 1. Hancks has served as the Snyder Professor and coordinator of Archives and Special Collections since 2005. In 2015, he served as a guest professor and researcher at Rodding People’s College in Denmark. He has also served as the interim director of…

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