Deadline Looms For Some Attractive Programmes In Dutch Universities
Written on Monday, 01 May 2017 01:45

The Application Deadline is fast approaching for some attractive Bachelor programmes in the Netherlands, in some of Europe's leading Universities, in particular in excellentLiberal Arts & Sciences programmes and highly thought of Physiotherapy programmes..

01 February is the application deadline for Liberal Arts & Sciences at Utrecht University [
University College Utrecht], University of Amsterdam [Amsterdam University College] and Leiden University [ Leiden University College]. Deadlines are later for other Liberal Arts & Sciences programmes at Maastricht University, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Tilburg University.

The deadline for applying to
Physiotherapy in Saxion University of Applied Sciences is also 01 February, whereas Physio at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences closes on 15 February.

Two Dutch programmes in Medicine, at
University of Groningen and Maastricht University, close on 01 March and 01 February respectively


 
ALERT!! IMAT Date Brought Forward
Written on Monday, 01 May 2017 01:45

 

Cambridge Assessment confirmed yesterday that the Italian Ministry of Education has brought forward by five months the date of the IMAT exam !!! The exam is now taking place on 15th April. Applications for IMAT will now open on 15th February and close on 20th March. IMAT is the entrance test for accesssing the Medicine & Surgery programmes, taught through English, now being offered by six Italian universities.

It is understood that this move was made to accommodate international students who were having difficulties taking up offers that were made in September under the previous schedule, in that they only had three weeks to complete paperwork, find accommodation and move to Italy. The universities themselves were concerned that they were at risk of losing some high calibre students, as a result of this

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Under-25s most likely to regret not studying abroad says UK poll
Written on Monday, 01 May 2017 01:45

BBC News 01 November

People who don't seize the chance to study or work abroad risk regretting it later in life suggests a poll from the British Council.Only 21% of those surveyed had lived abroad for six months or more.Of the remaining 79% more than a third said they thought they would have had better job prospects had they done so.

Dr Jo Beall of the British Council said: "People are beginning to realise how vital international skills are for enhancing their careers."

More than 2,100 UK adults took part in the online poll conducted by Populus last month. The survey suggests the under-25s are most likely to feel they have missed out, with more than half (54%) saying their lack of international experience has held them back.

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Record Number of UCAS Applications to High Demand Courses
Written on Monday, 01 May 2017 01:45

Record numbers of students have applied for the most competitive university courses, according to figures from the admissions service Ucas.

Almost 57,000 applied for dentistry, medicine, or veterinary science courses or to study at Oxford or Cambridge, before their 15 October early deadline.

Ucas says the numbers are 2% higher than for the same courses this time last year.

Chief executive Mary Curnock Cook said the figures were "encouraging".

"Not only are they up against last year but also on 2011. Although this is a subset of applicants for higher education at the highest levels of achievement, I remain optimistic about overall demand in the 2013 cycle", said Ms Curnock Cook


 
Irish Students Join Physio Programmes in the Netherlands
Written on Monday, 01 May 2017 01:45

Dutch Universities are reporting a significant increase in the number of Irish students registering on Physiotherapy degree programmes. There are four programmes in the Netherlands, including the programme in Enschede, a buzzing student city [pic above] at Saxion University of Applied Sciences. The story of Emily, who registered at Saxion last month, is  told in a recent article in the Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2012/0907/1224323694309.html


 
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