‘no panic’, universities operating as usual, say educators

While the international community has been concerned with tensions around the Russian military build-up, ahead of what some indicate is Russia preparing to invade Ukraine, the director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education told The PIE the “situation...

Turkey in plans to woo African students to its universities

The country will exempt African students from the Turkish International Student Admission Examination, save for those applying for courses in engineering, medicine and law, according Erol Ozvar president of Turkish Council of Higher Education. “We have taken an...

Three Portuguese universities unveil new “Campus Sul” consortium

The University of Algarve, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Lisbon) and the University of Évora signed a memorandum of understanding just before the new year to solidify the partnership, to join study cycles in “various areas of knowledge”. “To broaden the training base,...

E-Learning platform launched for African agriculture universities

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity, an organisation made up of 143 universities in 38 African countries, is piloting the platform in universities spread across the countries of Uganda, Malawi and Zambia, and is targeted at priority agriculture education...

Universities Canada hosts digital Vietnam mission

The three-day event was also attended by Canada’s chief trade commissioner Sara Wilshaw, where attendees sought to build and deepen relationships. Vietnam is a focus country for both Universities Canada and the federal government’s International Education Strategy and...