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                                 September 2017
In This Issue
Hello Reader,
We are back with the new issue of EduChat!
In this EduChat, the "Research and Partnerships Spotlight" section presents you an opportunity to collaborate with an institution with presence in North and Central India.
And if you feel that 'numbers speak louder than words', we would welcome you to check out our "Super Stat" of the month from India.
We want to continue bringing to you new and interesting information every month. It would be great if you could help us improve the EduChat by sharing your ideas, comments and feedback.
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Research and Partnerships

A private Management Institute, accreditation by NAAC (an All India Govt. accrediting body), with presence in 4 cities of North and Central India, is keen to collaborate with universities from across the world for:
  • Student exchange
  • Semester abroad
  • Faculty exchange opportunities
  • International conferences
The aforementioned institution is popularly known for its Postgraduate Programmes in Business Management in all its campuses.
To find out more about this opportunity, please write to
Super Stat
India has the largest K-12 education system in the world with more than 260 million enrollments. With over 750 universities, India has the world's largest higher education system in the world & it ranks 2nd in terms of student enrollment in higher education. India has become the second largest market for e-learning after the US.

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Brazil features 22 times in the QS World University Rankings® 2018, with its highest-ranked university being the Universidade de São Paulo (USP) in 121st place.  Brazil's higher education system was ranked the 22nd best in the world in the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings.
Universities need to embrace a more global outlook

Brazil's Performance in QS World University Rankings® 2018.

Performance of Latin America in Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2018

Chinese universities hit new heights in global ranking.  China's leading universities are now part of the global elite and overtaking prestigious universities in the US, UK and Europe.  China also has 39 institutions ranked in the QS World University Rankings® 2018, including six new entries.

Online education gains momentum in China

Source:  Xinhua Net
China strengthen its position on graduate employability

Chinese universities hit new heights in global ranking

Graduate Management Admission Council, an international organisation of business schools and the administrator of GMAT exam, has joined hands with nine leading B-schools in the country to market India as an ideal destination to do MBA. The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has picked the top slot of the Indian universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2018.

GMAC joins 9 business schools to market India as an MBA destination

Source:  The Economic Times
9% jump in applications to UK universities from South India students

Source:  India Today

Higher education needs autonomy for excellence, not more regulations

Source:  Hindustan Times
Malaysian Universities performed well in the The Times World University Rankings 2018.  There are eight Malaysian universities in the 2018 World University Rankings.  Malaysia's investment in branch campuses has resulted in the new EduCity development in Johor, at the southernmost tip of Peninsular Malaysia.
Malaysian Universities Storm 2018 Times Higher Education List

Source:  AEC News
Greater endowment needed for public universities to thrive

Source:  The Edge Markets

Malaysian Universities in QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018

Source:  New Strait Times
The revenue base for the higher education market in the UAE is estimated to be worth more than $1 billion (around Dh3.67 billion), according to Higher Education UAE, an online portal promoting UAE-based universities. The UAE saw improved rankings in this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
New system to standardise education in UAE

Source:   Khaleej Times
Khalifa University scores UAE's best ranking ever by Times Higher Education

Source:  The National

UAE education accelerating development of knowledge economy

Source:   Gulf News
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