Presidents’ Alliance announces RESPONSE refugee campaign

The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration has created the RESPONSE campaign to open up private college and university sponsorships of refugee students. The aim of the campaign is to give refugees a clearer pathway to lawful permanent residence and...

Saskatchewan announces international student growth strategy

Saskatchewan’s strategy includes a number of initiatives related to global engagement, capacity building and leadership to attract key international student markets.  “International education is a major contributor to the Saskatchewan economy” It is hoped that an...

QS CEO announces Future 17 sustainability consortia project

Nunzio Quacquarelli told The PIE that Future 17, a new project that is a direct response to their “employer surveys”, would go live in 2022. The consortia of universities has been put together to “engage with employer projects” that are focused on Sustainable...

Diversity Abroad announces 2021 EDIIE award winners

Three institutional/ organisational awards went to Ohio’s Miami University, Texas A&M University – Education Abroad and Baylor University, also in Texas. The Executive Leader Award went to David Kwabena Wilson at Morgan State University, while Hernando...

US announces visa interview waivers for some students

Individuals applying for F, M and academic J-visas, including students, professors, research scholars, short-term scholars, or specialists, may have visa interview requirements waived by consular officers. Consulates may grant waivers to applicants who were previously...