Sannam S4 Education Division  presents this monthly newsletter - EduChat with a brief overview of key & latest updates from Brazil, China, India, Malaysia and UAE which can impact your institution plans and operations.
EduChat                                   August 2017
In This Issue
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Super Stat
The UAE has the largest number of students studying in English international schools with 602,800 enrolees , according to the data released by ISC research. Saudi Arabia landed in the second place with 288,300 students, followed by China with 256,000 students.

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Tête-à-tête - 10: Supriya Rao
"A job like mine requires me to handle quite a few tasks at the same time and in most cases, keeping deadline in mind.  This can be achieved only if I plan in advance and plan right.  I ensure that I have my travel plans approved in advance, bookings sorted and this also helps me set aside time for my family.  There are times when it is exhausting, but meditation, walking, exploring the city while I travel keep me fully charged. "... says Ms. Supriya Rao , Senior Country Advisor, Glasgow Caledonian University .
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Ministries of Education in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have pledged greater educational cooperation to take advantage of rapidly expanding education developments in BRICS nations.

EduTech Startup EduSynch Launches Partnership with Brazil's Largest Publisher, Grupo Abril

Source:  PRWeb
Brazil's Performance in Latin America University Rankings 2017

Brazil Colleges seek softer cuts to state loan subsidies plan

Source:  Reuters
According to the Academic Ranking of the World Universities, China has 57 of the top 500 universities. China and U.S are the two biggest hosts of top 500 candidates, with each having 55 such universities. China has expressed its keenness to explore student and faculty exchange programmes along with joint research projects with Pakistan.


China's new university forges closer links with Birmingham

Source:  Xinhua Net
57 Chinese Universities Amongst the World's Top 500

Source:  The Women of China
China gifts $360 million to Harvard

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Andhra Pradesh and the GN University of China as a part of making the State, a knowledge hub with foreign collaboration. The Festival of Education held in the city of Jaipur managed to generate a genesis of collaborations and co-operations from both international and national delegates.

India is the biggest beneficiary of European scholarship programme

Source:  YourStory
US education official to visit India for exchange program

Source:  Hindustan Times
Andhra Pradesh signs MoU with Chinese University

Source:  TelanganaToday
Malaysian Research Universities generated returns of RM 7.17 billion from the investments by the government.  Malaysia's higher education scene has made great strides forward as it now has four institutions in the world's top 25, according to 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds' (QS) Top 50 Under 50 Ranking, which lists the world's top 50 universities founded before 1967.
Malaysia and Iran to enhance education ties

Source:  New Strait Times
Malaysian Research Universities obtain RM7.17 billion from Investments

Source:  Malaysian Digest

Malaysia is home to 4 of world's top 50 young universities: Quacquarelli Symonds

Source:  New Strait Times
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Dubai (UD) to develop and qualify national human resources capable of working in the space science technology sector, and thereby contribute to the development of the sector in the United Arab Emirates.
Australia's Curtin University to open in Dubai this September

Source:  Gulf News
Dubai to expand tertiary education opportunities

UAE to spend $2.72bn on education with more focus on IT

Source:  Trade Arabia
Travel Diaries - Meet Our Experts

Lakshmi Iyer
Executive Director and Head of Education

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Head of Client Relations (Education)
September 13-15: EAIE Conference, Seville, Spain
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September 13-15:  EAIE Conference, Seville, Spain
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