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EduChat                                  October 2017
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China has been very much in the news with President Xi outlining his sweeping vision for China to make it a leading world power by 2050 in a 3.5 hour speech. Hence it is fitting that our Super Stat for this edition is from China.  

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Super Stat
Students from China continue to lead the growth of international enrollment at high schools in the United States as they try to get a leg up in making it into American colleges and universities.

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Tête-à-tête #11 - Garima Narang
"The key to being a successful representative of an educational institution, is 'time management'.  I am a very disciplined and organised person and to cope with my busy schedule, I prepare a 'to-do list' every day. I try and ensure I don't keep any work pending for the next day", says Ms. Garima Narang,  Regional Recruitment Adviser (North and East),  Sheridan College, Canada.

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Times Higher Education released its annual analysis of the best universities and rated a roster of the top 81 schools in Latin America. Brazil's schools were most numerous on the list, taking 32 of 81 possible slots in the ranking.

WVU to formalize partnership with Federal University of Parana, Brazil

High-performing universities beats prestigious institutions to the top in four regional university rankings

USP implants UN Office on São Paulo campus


Source:    The Exponent Telegram
Source:    Times Higher Education
Six universities from China ranked among the world's top 50 universities for fostering student employability, according to the third edition of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings.  The number of visas granted to Chinese students to study in Britain has increased this year by 17 %.

Chinese universities start 'Xi Thought' institutes
China targets 'world-class' status for 42 universities

China and UK collaborate on renewable energy
Source:   Channel News Asia
Source:    Times Higher Education
Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised $1.85 billion and autonomy to 20 universities - 10 public and private - in the country so as to compete globally and be counted among the world's best institutions. Pratham, one of the largest educational non - profits in India that provides quality education to underprivileged children, hosted its annual New York Tri-State Gala and raised over $3.8 million for innovative, award-winning educational programs targeted at the underprivileged in India

PM Modi's Rs 10,000 crore plan for Indian universities

Savitribai Phule Pune University gets fourth ranking in India for quality of teaching

HDFC Bank partners top education institutes for fintech ideas

Source:  The Times Of India
Source:   Hindustan Times
Source: The Hindu
Malaysia has advanced two spots to 23rd place out of 137 economies, consolidating its position among the world's top 30 most competitive economies.  Malaysia's research output grew five-fold within ten years, from 3,843 scientific research publications in 2007 to 19,176 in 2016, said Idris Jusoh, Malaysia's Higher Education minister.
Malaysia and Indonesia to collaborate on strengthening ASEAN's  higher education sector

Turkey's Ibn Haldun University to set up branch in Malaysia

Prime Minister Launches 100 GBPS Powered Myren-X For Public Universities In Malaysia

Source:   New Strait Times
Source:  New Strait Times
Source:   Malaysian Digest
The number of UAE students enrolled at US higher education institutions in the 2015-16 academic year grew to 2,920, a 1.5% increase from the previous year's figure for the sixth consecutive year.  Minister of State for Higher Education and Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, said that hosting the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in the UAE in 2020 will highlight the outstanding status of the UAE's national space sector.
Abu Dhabi University ranked among world's top 150 universities under 50 years old

University of South Wales Launches Aviation Engineering Education at Dubai South

Tax in the UAE: Everything about VAT

Source:    Khaleej Times
Source:    PR Newswire
Source:   The National
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