Monthly Archives: January 2011

London 2012 launches volunteer interview programme to find the faces of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Today the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) announced the launch of the Games Maker selection events. In a preview event held today at the Games Maker selection centre at ExCeL London, LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe … Continue reading

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Go to university abroad, Britain’s top comprehensive tells its pupils

One of the country’s top-performing state schools is urging its pupils to go university overseas next year to avoid the rise in tuition fees. Hockerill Anglo-European College in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, has appointed a student counsellor with the sole aim … Continue reading

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FCO Travel Advice Middle East and North Africa

In light of the ongoing demonstrations, we continue to advise against all but essential travel to Cairo (all four governorates of Cairo, Giza, Helwan and 6 October), Alexandria, Luxor and Suez. We recommend that British nationals without a pressing need … Continue reading

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What Degrees Should Mean

What should a college graduate know and be able to do? There are as many views on that as there are colleges (thousands), if not individual professors and students (many more). The diversity of opinions about what a college education … Continue reading

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Student visa cuts will harm universities, ministers told

Education leaders say universities cannot afford to lose the fees of overseas students Ministers are putting the UK’s world-class universities at risk with their plans to cut the number of visas awarded to overseas students, higher education leaders said today. … Continue reading

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The World Your Classroom

This decade has seen the number of U.S. students going abroad for their education rise dramatically. From 2000 to 2009, the growth rate in the number of students studying abroad was 60%, according to an educational institute based in Washington, … Continue reading

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Study abroad at San Diego State University expands horizons

San Diego State University-Imperial Valley campus student Abraham Garcia is well on his way to becoming a world traveler. The criminal justice major has already spent a year in Tokyo and several months in Moscow. He is now hoping to … Continue reading

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