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Oct 17, 2014

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 October 2014 - Associate Professor Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School has become the first faculty member at a Singapore university to be conferred the prestigious Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award.

Dubbed the 'Oscars of the...

Oct 13, 2014

A Russian center for students from China will be created in the Far-Eastern Federal University. A memorandum on its creation was signed by the rector of FEFU Sergey Ivanets and General Secretary of the China State Scholarship Council Liu Jinghui. The document was signed in presence of deputy chair of the...

Oct 10, 2014

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Media OutReach - 10 October, 2014 - The Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) has moved up six spots to be ranked number 49 in the world for its MBA program, according to The Economist Which MBA? survey released today.

The ranking places MGSM's MBA program at number one in NSW,...

Oct 10, 2014

Alternative teaching thrives in China aiming to cultivate creativity, personality and emotional intelligence

In 2006, Zhang Dongqing decided to home-school her little girl and with three other families, she rented an apartment where she would teach their children. After eight years, the education pioneer is...

Oct 02, 2014

Tagbilaran City, October 1, 2014 — As part of its broader support to help improve education in the Philippines, specifically in the province of Bohol, the Australian government partnered with The Asia Foundation to help augment learning resources of public elementary schools in the province’s 47 municipalities and...

Oct 02, 2014

NTU Singapore makes spectacular jump of 108 places in 3 years in THE World University Rankings

NTU Singapore, a young, research-intensive Asian university, is one of the biggest risers in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings released today.

Established less than 25 years ago, NTU...

Oct 02, 2014

PITTSBURGH—A memorandum of understanding will be signed Oct. 10 between the University of Pittsburgh and the Indonesian College of Performing Arts in Bandung, West Java, launching a partnership designed to further the two schools' common objectives of research and study in the field of Indonesian music and culture...

Sep 17, 2014

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 September 2014 - The CEMS Master's in International Management (CEMS MIM), a programme offered by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School, has climbed two places to clinch the fifth spot in the Financial Times (FT) Global Masters in Management Ranking 2014,...

Sep 11, 2014

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 11 September 2014 - Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School have emerged as champions in both the international and national categories of this year's United Overseas Bank-National University of Singapore (UOB-NUS) Case Competition after impressing an...

Sep 07, 2014

National Taiwan University and Taiwan’s Academia Sinica officially unveiled the NTU-AS Joint Office on Aug. 25 in the spirit of establishing closer relations for further cultivation of academic and research talent. The office is located in the NTU Center for Condensed Matter Sciences and is co-headed by NTU Vice...

Sep 04, 2014

The renaissance era in the Sultanate of Oman is experiencing significant reform. Thanks to the strategies and policies designed by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the architect of modern Oman, substantial importance has been given to invest in Oman’s human capital by focusing on the Education sector, Technical...

Aug 21, 2014

SINGAPORE -Media OutReach- 21 August 2014 - Mr Masaaki Shirakawa, former Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), will be appointed as Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School from 25 August 2014 to 10 September 2014. Mr Shirakawa is also a Special Visitor under the...

Aug 21, 2014

Year-long programme to cultivate young engineers through continuous engagement, career development platforms and networking opportunities

Aug 16, 2014

The University was placed among the world’s top 50 universities in the field of Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences, as well as in the subject of Computer Science in this year’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiaotong University, China...

Aug 06, 2014

Selangor, Malaysia -- (ACN Newswire) -- Probiotics have shown promise for treating patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. However, their safety and quality control requires further study - especially in immunocompromised patients, concludes a review paper published in the Pertanika Journal of...

Jul 31, 2014

New scholarship programme to develop highly-skilled engineering professionals to help accelerate economic growth in the manufacturing industry.

Jul 31, 2014

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA --Media OutReach--31 July, 2014-- The Macquarie Graduate of School of Management (MGSM) will launch a new Master of Management program designed specifically for professionals in the early stages of their management careers.

The two-year program, which includes a compulsory internship with a...

Jul 25, 2014

Industry titans gather at 6th Wee Cho Yaw Singapore-China Finance and Banking Forum to discuss feasibility of service benchmarks and practicality of principles and integrity, amidst increasing competition

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 July 2014 - As banks compete to attract the growing segment of wealthy...

Jul 12, 2014

Tainan, Taiwan - In a bid to train students of design and business with practical-based courses, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, has collaborated with some of the country’s leading enterprises to launch a unique program called db school that encourage creative thinking.

Currently, the...

Jul 02, 2014

Singapore, July 2, 2014 –( ASIA TODAY )– Desire2Learn (D2L), the learning technology company that created the world’s first truly integrated learning platform (ILP), today announced that Singapore Management University (SMU) has successfully implemented innovative models to personalise the student experience using...