U of Maine System gets $240M to launch engineering college, expand programs

Dive Brief: ​Dive Insight: The money comes just a few months after the U of Maine System’s accreditor, the New England Commission of Higher Education, approved a proposal for its seven institutions to be accredited as a single entity rather than individually.  Advocates for the move argued it would help the system share resources, though […]

UK experts propose “Scholarship Office” for EU students

“None of us are talking about Brexit as much as we should be at the moment,” noted HEPI director Nick Hillman. “All the best economic modelling [suggests] that incoming EU student numbers will more than halve” “All the best economic modelling [suggests] that incoming...

27 districts join Century Foundation school integration effort

Dive Brief: This week, The Century Foundation announced The Bridges Collaborative, a grassroots effort to improve racial and socioeconomic integration and equity that involves 56 organizations, including 27 school districts of various sizes, geographies and student...

Limited numbers of int’l students set to enter New Zealand

New Zealand’s government has announced it will allow 250 international students into the country – students who have been unable to cross borders due to Covid-19 despite holding study visas. “[The decision] recognises the vital role international education will play...