Global Education

Update: Qatar Campuses

The trend of opening branch campuses overseas is cyclical. When things are good, institutions look outside their borders. When things get bad, institutions tend to retract those tentacles. However, Education City in Qatar, which opened in 2001 after six years of planning from the Qatar Foundation and now has seven higher ed institutions, is going strong.

In November, Northwestern University in Qatar broke ground on a new 32,520-square meter building to house its media, communication, and journalism school. Northwestern University (Ill.) founded its Qatar branch in 2008.

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Kean University Gets Approval From Chinese Government To Build Degree-Granting Campus

The Chinese government has approved Kean University’s preliminary plans to establish a degree-granting branch campus in Zhejiang Province, officials from the Union Township-based school said today.

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Lynn University Sending First Students To Cuba

Most people only read about Hemingway's Cuba. Some Lynn University students will get to live it as part of a travel opportunity not available to most students.

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Tulane, Cuban Officials Reinstating Program For Study In Havana

Tulane University students who are curious about Cuba will get the chance to earn six credits during a four-week program that will resume next summer at the University of Havana. The program had been offered from 1999 until 2004, when President George W. Bush restricted academic access to the island, which has been the object of a U.S. embargo for more than a half-century.

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CU-Boulder's International Students Carve Out A Campus Community

Friday afternoon coffee hour draws hundreds each week

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Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor To Sign Deal In China

Hundreds of Chinese students could be enrolling at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the next few years through a preliminary recruiting agreement UWM Chancellor Michael Lovell is expected to sign in Beijing on Monday.

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Tuition Management Systems partners with peerTransfer

Tuition Management Systems, LLC (TMS), a provider of education payment services for Higher Education and private K-12 schools, and peerTransfer Corp, the leading provider of global payment solutions for the US educational industry, announce a new partnership to offer TMS customer schools an integrated, secure and affordable tuition payment solution focused on international students.

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Nelnet and peerTransfer Partner to Enhance International Payment Options on Campus

Nelnet Business Solutions and peerTransfer have partnered to offer an integrated solution that enables schools to take advantage of the international payment solution that peerTransfer is known for, and combine it with the secure, compliant payment gateway that is the hallmark of Nelnet services.

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UW-Madison Could Have Office In China By June

A UW-Madison office in Shanghai could be open as soon as June, according to officials who just returned from a trip to China to explore the possibility of the university's first foreign outpost.

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UND: Foreign Students Must Be Qualified

Nationally, higher ed under fire for unqualified students recruited abroad

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