Aug 01, 2018 10:42 AM

Union Warns International Students - Falling Prey to Dodgy Landlords

Dutch students union Lsvb has cautioned the manner in which foreign students are being exploited by corrupt landlords. ‘They are being exploited by landlords charging high rents and of abnormal terms and conditions. Spokeswoman Geertje Hulzebos told the Parool that this behavior by landlords must be

Aug 01, 2018 06:22 AM

UK Universities Investigate Sexual Assaults

Katia Baudon had to retake her first year at Kent University after her enrolment in September, 2015 due to a great ordeal experienced on her very first day as a fresher at Kent University. She was raped by a fellow student and this traumatized her. In February 2016, Katie reported her ordeal to the

Aug 01, 2018 06:10 AM

Extensive Slowdown of International Graduates Growth on Optional Practical Training Program

According to a Pew Research Centre analysis of the government data, growth in the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for foreign graduates in the US has extensively slowdown over recent years. The past two years has shown extensive slowdown of foreign graduates obtaining temporary work permit

Jul 20, 2018 06:26 AM

Nigeria Has 12th Highest Number of Foreign Students in U.S., Envoy Says

General F. John Bray, United States Consul revealed that Nigeria has the most astounding number of students from sub-Saharan Africa studying in the US and positioned 12th twelfth among the more than one million international students in the country.

Jul 19, 2018 08:44 AM

Ibarapa Polytechnic Shut as SSANIP, NASU Protest ‘Non-payment of Salaries’ by Oyo gov’t

Workers at the Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa are currently protesting against the alleged non-payment of their salaries and other entitlements running to twenty-four months by the Oyo state government.

Jul 19, 2018 08:39 AM

Schneider Electric Expands Education Training Collaboration with DHET

Specialists in energy management and automation, Schneider Electric South Africa, have signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to expand their Access to Education training collaboration.

Jul 19, 2018 08:33 AM

Ghanaian Students Win Social Innovation Challenge in USA

Three students from the Heritage Christian College (HCC), Ghana, won the 2018 Global Social Innovation Challenge held at the University of San Diego, United States of America (USA).

Jul 05, 2018 03:22 AM

OAU Expels Professor for Wrongful Behavior

Professor Richard I. Akindele of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has been has expelled by the authorities of the school for wrongful behavior. The professor accused of sexual misconduct among female students was of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Administration. Professor Richard I. Aki

Jul 05, 2018 03:12 AM

Maasai Mara University Students Busted for Baking & Selling Weed Cakes

According to area OCPD Zachariah Kariuki, the two suspects Richard Omondi 25 and Elizabeth Aboyo, students of Maasai Mara University were also dealing in drugs. The police have impounded other drugs and packs where they package the product when they were arrested.

Jul 05, 2018 03:09 AM

Higher Education Ministry Signs MOU with Liverpool University

The MoU signed by Higher Education Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and President of Universities UK and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool Professor Dame Janet Beer was to boost scientific cooperation between the Higher Education Ministry and the British University of Liverpool as stated b