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How are creative media educators preparing global graduates?

“The world needs more and more creative people with knowledge in all the creative areas,” says Po Ingvarsson of Your Study Advisor in Sweden, an education agent who specialises in placing his clients on “creative media” programmes. Students seek “a hands-on and intensive education” at New York Film Academy. Photo: NYFA.

Students seek “a hands-on and intensive education” at New York Film Academy. Photo: NYFA. About Amy Baker
Amy Baker is a founder of The PIE News and has been writing and working in international education since 1997. She is the recipient of the IEAA Award for Excellence in Professional Commentary.[global]


Global Employability University Ranking 2015 results

Harvard University has replaced the University of Cambridge at the top of a global ranking that measures how universities perform on graduate employability.

The Global Employability University Ranking 2015, designed and commissioned by French human resources consulting agency Emerging and carried out by the German market research firm Trendence, has 12 UK universities, one fewer than last year, in the top 150 list, with Imperial College London joining the universities of Cambridge and Oxford in the top 15. [global]


Here's What All The Chinese Students At Your School Are Reading

BEIJING – When Tim Lin arrived at Miami University in Ohio – 6,763 miles east of his hometown in northeast China – he wasn’t quite ready for the whopping dose of American college culture that was headed his way.[us]



Canada books another strong year of international enrolment growth

Short on time? Here are the highlights:

  • International student enrolment in Canada has increased by 83% since 2008 and 10% year-over-year between 2013 and 2014
  • More than seven in ten international students in Canada come from ten sending markets, and six in ten come from Asia

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) released its annual report on the state of international education in Canada this week. As in previous years, the 2015 edition of A World of Learning: Canada’s Performance and Potential in International Education provides statistics and analysis on foreign student enrolment in Canada, outbound mobility, and emerging trends in international education. [CA]


Laws protect students and Australia's international education reputation

International students studying in Australia, and the global competitiveness of Australian education providers, will be enhanced by new laws being debated today in Parliament.

Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham said the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015 cut red tape for education providers, while maintaining Australia’s stringent student protections. [AU]


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