18 October 2023 at 5:07 pm

Around the world in five

Education news stories from our key partner countries around the world.

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Ten higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines have partnered with Chinese institutions, in a bid to boost collaboration and partnership in the fields of science, technology, agriculture and mathematics. The partnerships were signed during the Philippines-China University President Cooperation Dialogue, which took place during China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week.  

North America  

An escalating diplomatic row between Ottawa and New Delhi has the potential to deter thousands of Indian undergraduates from studying in Canada. More than 40% of the 800,000 international students in Canada in 2022 were from India, making it the largest source country for overseas learners. Academics warn that if the rift grows, it could have devastating consequences for student mobility.  

Middle East 

Hundreds of United Arab Emirates students are expected to seek higher education admission and career guidance from more than 30 international universities participating at the Study Abroad Education Fair held by Charms Education. Students will be able to network with admissions representatives, alumni, and fellow applicants as they explore options across Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and more  


Global pathway provider Navitas has expanded its presence in Europe with the announcement of a new partnership with SRH Universities Germany. Navitas said that international students looking to study in Germany will have more options available following the five-year deal, which will include the establishment of an International College at the SRH University Heidelberg campus.  


As the window allowing international students to bring relatives along with them to the United Kingdom closes gradually, the hopes of many Nigerian graduates planning to do their post-graduate programmes in the United Kingdom are fading slowly ahead of the 2024 deadline. Data shows that around 100,000 Nigerians travelled abroad to study in 2020 and many observers have projected that figure to be on rise. With the recent announcement, many have had their hopes dashed. 


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