WUSC calls on universities to provide Afghan refugee support

In September, the Canadian government announced it would be accepting 40,000 Afghan refugees for resettlement after the Taliban took hold of Afghanistan in August. Now, one of Canada’s leading non-profits for young people is challenging colleges, universities and...

Clarification sought on vaccine requirements on arrival in US

From November 8, the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have said that international arrivals who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be permitted to enter the country. However, there are concerns that “such a broad” policy will...

ETS reveals latest TOEFL iBT portfolio addition

The TOEFL iBT Paper Edition will test four skills from the TOEFL iBT test but over two sessions – one in centres and the second at home. Assessment sessions will initially be offered in the US, India, Mexico and Colombia, and be priced at the same price point as other...

Only 18% of agencies in Chinese New Tier 1 cities in operation

In the five cities it reviewed – Shenyang, Qingdao, Nanjing, Chengdu and Hangzhou – only 18% of agencies are active and offering study abroad related business. “We don’t know if they will resume when situation gets better” “The rest are closed now, yet we don’t know...