Remember when the Google Glass was developed? This was in 2011 and the main idea was to enable users to be connected to the Internet and use a camera with their glasses (although it is currently not developed enough to be available on the market). Last year you probably heard from another IT giant the […]
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A new law has been implemented in France to regulate student internships that will last at least two months and up to six months. However, for any student internship lasting less than a couple of months, the recruiter has a choice to pay the intern or not. This law has been more than welcome by […]
2014 has been an exciting year for QSIU and particularly for QS Stars. There are now 230 universities located in 45 countries who participated in QS Stars. More than 60 full audits have been completed in 2014, including two Business School audits. A dozen universities have been through a re-audit process as their previous QS […]
The Japanese government has announced additional funding for a selection of 37 public, private and national universities in order to strengthen their international competitiveness. According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology Japan, the country has almost 800 universities (77% of them being private, 12% public and 11% national) and 104 applied to […]
A story published a few days ago on the Times Higher Education caught my attention. This was explaining how a international student at the University of Warwick who failed her Master’s degree is claiming she should not have been accepted in the first place because the result of her English language test taken in Pakistan […]
A government decree in Spain has been promulgated in June 2014 with immediate effect. The traditional entrance exam to access higher education programs after high school — the Selectividad — is now scrapped for foreign students. The Selectividad consists of exams in four or five areas, in Spanish: Foreign language History of Spain or History […]
How do prospective students use digital resources to research higher education? QS has just published the results of a survey conducted amongst 2,215 students from 49 cities in 35 countries across Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America and Africa. The majority of these students were interested in pursuing further study at postgraduate level. 3% were 17 […]
Dutch students are about to face a major change in the funding of their higher education. Netherlands’ Minister for Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, has agreed to a bill that would start officially from 1st January 2015 that is aiming at converting student grants into student loans, which means students will need to repay […]
Almost four years after the first QS Stars report was delivered to King’s College London, the QS Stars rating system has taken off since then, and there are now more than 200 universities from 43 countries currently participating. From Canada to New Zealand, the QS Stars has been undertaken in six continents, reflecting its global […]
Quite an unusual gift will be given to all the undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 4,500 of them) at autumn 2014: USD 100…worth of bitcoins. Bitcoin is a virtual currency using a peer-to-peer network to make payments. Currently* one bitcoin can be bought for USD 653 according to Coinbase.