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international students struggle to find housing at swedish university




lund university. photo: emil langvad/tt international students have been struggling to get accommodation through sweden's lund university this year after almost 500 homes normally set aside for them were lost. some students said they have resorted to living in a van or considered changing university...



these are sweden's most international universities




stockholm's kth made the cut. photo: ulf lundin/imagebank.sweden.se a new study has ranked how international sweden's universities are, and three institutions top the list. stockholm school of economics, the royal institute of technology (kth) and chalmers university of technology in gothenburg were...



swedish universities among top 100 in the world




lund university. photo: emil langvad/tt two swedish universities have placed within the world's 100 best in an annual international ranking of top higher education institutions. lund in southern sweden was once again ranked as sweden's top university by the 2017-18 qs world university rankings, plac...



swedish universities among top 100 in the world




lund university. photo: emil langvad/tt two swedish universities have placed within the world's 100 best in an annual international ranking of top higher education institutions. lund in southern sweden was once again ranked as sweden's top university by the 2017-18 qs world university rankings, plac...



amid trump's visa ban, immigration woes, us varsities come calling




according to colonel stephen robinette, associate vice-president, international studies, msu, us, as against current 50 indian students out of total 7,000 students at its springfield campus, the university hopes to garner 20-30% growth annually through roadshows and country-specific scholarship. how...



'one has to wait for a sober invitation from a swede to make it really count'




after ten years matthias kamann is still passionate about sweden and its characteristics, including the elk. photo: private german entrepreneur matthias kamann came to sweden over ten years ago for a semester abroad in småland. now, he has turned his experiences of the culture clash as an internati...



record number of swedish university students caught cheating




a record number of swedish university students were suspended in 2016 because of cheating, according to a fresh review. a growing number of students are being suspended from swedish universities because they have been caught cheating. in its review of 33 universities in sweden, tt newswire found 733...



sweden the best performing nordic nation in new ranking of world's top universit




uppsala university is one of the swedish schools to feature. photo: carolina (rinse)/flickr creative commons sweden is the best performing nordic nation in the latest edition of an annual global university ranking, with 11 of its academic institutions in the top 500, and three in the top 100. the ac...



cu boulder nationally recognized for lgbtq inclusion




the university of colorado has been nationally recognized for its lgbtq inclusivity, according to a cu news release.the 2017 college choice best lgbtq colleges ranked cu as number 43 out of 50 on the list for its celebration of and welcoming to lgbtq students."these rankings reflect the efforts of m...



commerce secretary honors cu boulder for impact of international students on nat




the university of colorado has been honored for its contributions to the expansion of u.s. exports for its increased enrollment of international students, according to a monday news release.cu was the only institution of higher education to receive the president's "e" award for exports, which is the...



could crowdfunding help solve sweden's housing woes?




tobias de pessemier is trying to crowdfund solutions to sweden's urban-rural divide and housing problem. photo: richard gustafsson an ambitious new project hopes to help solve sweden's housing crisis as well as repopulate its countryside with the help of crowdfunding. housing is one of the biggest t...



could crowdfunding help solve sweden's housing woes?




tobias de pessemier is trying to crowdfund solutions to sweden's urban-rural divide and housing problem. photo: tobias de pessemier an ambitious new project hopes to help solve sweden's housing crisis as well as repopulate its countryside with the help of crowdfunding. housing is one of the biggest ...



uk universities want new immigration policy for int'l students




british universities have called on the government for a "new immigration policy" to encourage international students to choose the uk, after recent figures showed a "worrying decline" in the number of students from countries like india.universities uk, the representative body for higher education i...



opinion: 'the assumption that sweden has reached complete equality is wrong'




"please don't ask where i come from". discrimination exists even within marginalized communities, argues student organization sfq. photo: charlie rytterlund to be part of a marginalized community can be hard, but people can also be marginalized within that community, write rachel mcdonald and kabir ...



swedish bus crash leaves 3 dead, 19 injured, mostly students - the gazette




rescue officials say a bus carrying swedish students to a ski resort crashed sunday in central sweden, killing three people and injuring 19 others - six of them seriously. rescue services spokesman peter nystedt said 31 others sustained minor injuries.start the conversation, or read more at the gaze...



70 per cent of students struggling




teenager amelia walters says a bombardment of negative messages about the state of our world is ruining her generation's mental health.in an alarming snapshot of australian students' wellbeing, seven out of 10 surveyed by the national union of students last year rated their mental health as only "po...



swedish student startup gets deal to build electric cars




a group of swedish university students that raised 1.2 million euros ($1.3 million) in crowdfunding for their startup to build electric cars has caught the attention of german industrial heavyweight siemens.



foreign students ripped off by landlords over temporary contracts




students in the netherlands sometimes live in converted shipping containers.companies which specialise in providing housing for students are breaking the law by forcing them to continue to pay for a room if they leave before the end of the contract, tenants’ association woonbond has told trouw.stu...



foreign student total at dutch universities doubles in 10 years




photo: depositphotos.comthe number of foreign students at dutch universities and hbo colleges has doubled to 81,000 over the past 10 years, according to a report by nuffic published on thursday.in the 2016/17 academic year, a record 112,000 international students attended dutch higher education inst...



impact of school segregation on performances overstated, swedish study shows




file photo of a swedish classroom. photo: henrik montgomery/tt the impact of ethnic segregation on the performance of school students is being significantly overstated, according to a new swedish study. increased variation in performances between schools in sweden has coincided with an increase in e...



impact of school segregation on performances overstated, swedish study shows




file photo of a swedish classroom. photo: henrik montgomery/tt the impact of ethnic segregation on the performance of school students is being significantly overstated, according to a new swedish study. increased variation in performances between schools in sweden has coincided with an increase in e...



massive spike in brazilian students leads growth in international education




after struggling to find a new job in brazil for nearly two years, jaqueline menezes quit as an accountant and moved to sydney to continue studying."it was really hard to find a new job and whenever i found anything, it required me to be fluent in english," ms menezes said. jaqueline menezes is ...



universities bring tech industry approach from the get-go




australian universities are battling it out to ensure their students don't miss out on "innovation culture", with start-ups feeding in and out of the tertiary ecosystem.from symposiums and new courses to gamifying approaches to learning, students, particularly in science disciplines, are facing swif...



worst victorian university for sexual harassment revealed




nearly one in three students at la trobe university have been sexually harassed on campus and during their commute to and from university, new data reveals.a survey of 947 students at la trobe university showed 30 per cent were sexually harassed at university (including while travelling to and from ...



us colleges see 40% drop in foreign applicants




the president of portland state university, wim wiewel, met last week with 10 prospective students in hyderabad. but what started as a get-acquainted visit quickly turned into more of a counselling session, as the students expressed fears about coming to the united states this fall. one student, who...