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Dec 15, 2014

After 10 years’ preparation and construction, Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, the affiliated hospital of Tsinghua University, formally started operation on November 28th, 2014.

Dec 09, 2014

Are you a busy professional debating about whether to get a Masters in Public Health (MPH)? Settle the debate now because public health is an emerging field of study. A MPH provides the option for a fast-track career in the healthcare arena. Universities also made it easier by offering MPH programs online that...

Dec 07, 2014

Why has the Korean government sent students to Silicon Valley entrepreneurial schools? How have graduates of one such school produced 70 startup ventures in just two years?

How does one drop an egg from eight stories high without breaking it? This is the kind of challenge Draper University of Heroes,...

Dec 05, 2014

December 4, 2014 — On December 3, The Asia Foundation facilitated its inaugural “Learning Lab” workshop as part of the Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) program in Dili, an eight-year intervention supported by the Australian Government. The aim of the participatory workshops is to share research and highlight...

Nov 26, 2014

Far-Eastern Federal University’s booklet for prospective foreign students picked up the Gold Award of the tenth jubilee QS-APPLE conference and exhibition (Quacquarelli Symonds Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference). The meeting of higher education’s leaders organized by the author of the world...

Nov 25, 2014

Dili, November 24, 2014 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Asia Foundation held a national seminar in Dili to present the findings of the USAID-funded “All Children Reading” project’s final evaluation report. The purpose of the event was to share findings from the report with...

Nov 13, 2014

Dubai, UAE, 9 November 2014 - ASIATODAY.COM - Repton School in Dubai has formed a first of its kind partnership with Aberystwyth University to provide a course for school students in the UAE which will guarantee direct entry into the prestigious Welsh educational institute.

Launched this week in Dubai, the...

Nov 13, 2014

Singapore, 11 Nov 2014 – The SFIC Institute, National Trades Union Congress’ e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) together officially announce the opening of a new carpentry campus today. The facility, which was approved by the Polytechnic of Western...

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...