study abroad

Students from Nunavut will soon be able to take college classes in Greenland, as officials from Nunavut's Arctic College and Clyde River's Piqqusilirivvik school organize an exchange of programs and classes across the two Inuit regions. "These are two distinctive regions where Inuktitut is the predominant language, so students won't be just learning the trades but also the culture," said Paul Quassa, Nunavut's minister of education.

Very soon, a life-long dream will become a reality for Areli Zárate, a young immigrant who was brought illegally to the United States when she was 8-years-old: She will be able to visit her homeland, Mexico. Zárate, who is now a teacher at Austin High School, is one of two immigrants of Mexican origin who lives in Austin and who will participate in the DACA Cultural Exchange Program, a five-week study abroad program in Mexico City that runs June 6 to July 8.

Titled “Azerbaijan: Land of Hope, Tolerance and Inspiration,” the booklet contains information about Azerbaijan’s history, rich musical and cultural heritage, long-standing traditions of multiculturalism and interfaith tolerance, economic opportunities, energy strategy and diplomacy, as well as tourism potential.

The UK’s former minister of universities and science, David Willetts, has said outbound student mobility is essential to the country’s soft power agenda. Speaking at the International Unit’s Go International event this week, Willetts said two-way mobility programmes facilitate negotiations with overseas partners.

The number of Americans studying in Germany has risen sharply [...] driven in part by the low cost of higher education compared to the United States. More than 10,000 U.S. students are presently enrolled in the country's higher education programs, according to [...] the Institute for International Education. It's an increase of almost 9 % compared to the previous academic year, and 25 % more than in 2008-2009.

Almost a third of the international students were from China — which means that the country’s economic slump could hit U.S. institutions hard […] And while the numbers of Chinese undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. increased last year by 13% and 4%, respectively, that pace was down considerably from the 18% and 12% growth of 2013-14.