Education News – December 2015

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YORK UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM

* York University offers Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships, United World College Scholarships, and International Entrance Scholaerships specifically for international students who would like to opt for a full-time undergraduate degree at University of York.
* Any full-time undergraduate degree program in one of the following faculties: Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Environmental Studies,Glendon, Health,Lassonde School of Engineering, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Science and the Schulich School of Business.
* The deadline for applications is 15th March annually.You can check the website for eligibility details as well as the application process
* Official Scholarship Website: http://futurestudents.yorku.ca/funding#intl

AMITY UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES MASSIVE ONLINE OPEN COURSES

* Amity University, leading education group of India has taken a giant step in the online education vertical by launching MASSIVE ONLINE OPEN COURSES (MOOC).
* The objective of Amity MOOC is to provide tuition free career oriented degrees and certificate courses through online mode of access.
* The degree course includes a three year Bachelor of Arts program whereas certificate courses includes Business language and communication, marketing managements, web designing, fundamentals of e-commerce, social media marketing, digital marketing and many more.
* The certificate received at completion of the course from the university will be recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC)
* The key features of these courses are topic wise online lectures, world class faculty, adaptive and outcome based learning along with keeping track of one’s own progress with an advanced learning platform.

GYAANZONE.COM : A ONE STOP DESTINATION FOR STUDENTS TO BUILD UPON THEIR OWN DREAMS

* Gyaanzone.com was conceived and envisaged to iron out the creases in the minds of the students who are  on the threshold of choosing a glorious career path for themselves and ease out their search for a good college.
* Gyaanzone is a user friendly website with an extensive network to build a web which will help in the search, comparing of institutes and courses wherein the students can send applications directly from Gyaanzone to partner institutes and various corporate companies.
* Gyaanzone has additional features of letting users review and rank their experiences and share reviews with their peers online. Also users get to engage in sharing news about upcoming events, submit blogs, follow institutes and corporates for latest updates and share with a wide spectrum of students all across the web.
* You can get some more info on their website : http://gyaanzone.com

MANIPAL UNIVERSITY BAGS TWO FICCI HIGHER EDUCATION AWARDS

* Manipal University has won two prestigious FICCI Higher Education Awards 2015 at the summit in New Delhi.
* The first one for University of the year – for demonstrating overall excellence and significant contribution in the past academic year for faculty employed, student training, research studies, improved technology for education delivery, employability, governance and infrastructure.
* The other award is excellence in employability – for working towards ensuring highly employable talent pool by working closely with the industry.
* FICCI higher education excellence awards were instituted in 2014 to recognize and felicitate achievements and excellent work done by institutions and individuals in improving the quality of higher education in India and driving themselves and the sector towards continuously increasing levels of excellence.

PG SCHOLARSHIP AT IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON

* Imperial College London UK, invites applications for Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships from academically outstanding Indian students to study for a postgraduate taught Master’s programme at Imperial College for the year 2016.
* The college invites applications for study in the following departments: Aeronautics, Bioengineering, Centre for Environmental Policy, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computing, Earth Science & Engg., Electrical and Electronic Engg., Life Sciences, Materials, Mathematics, Mechanical Engg., Physics and Imperial College Business School.
* Priority will be given to candidates who have not already completed a degree at a higher education institution outside India.
* The deadline for the online form to be completed is 8th March 2016.
* You can look up more information on their website: www.imperial.ac.uk.

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FANSHAWE COLLEGE, CANADA PARTNERS WITH NSDC

* Fanshawe College offers programs in the field of Business, IT, Media, Hospitality, Mechanical, Electronics, Health etc.
* Fanshawe’s partnership with National Skill Development Corporation India, (NSDC) that was recently signed to coincide with Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Canada under which over 10 lakh youth will be targeted for training in India.
* Fanshawe understands that students’ transition to living in Canada can be a challenging one. Fanshawe College offers a number of unmatched support services for our international students. We offer in-country pre departure briefings, airport pick up on arrival, temporary accommodation, banking help and help in finding permanent accommodation. Fanshawe College offers a number of scholarships based on IELTS scores and academic performance.

 

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