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09 Aug 2017

Refugees in focus: The role of the diaspora linked to business and entrepreneurship

Yama Saraj fled war-torn Afghanistan with his family and has been a refugee in the Netherlands since 1998. He is an entrepreneur and an activist, working, in his own words, at  the intersection of art and technology. He studied Development Economics at Tilburg University. Yama is currently working on his master’s degree, where he is… Read more »

18 Jun 2015

Glasgow: Curry, Culture & Cobblestones

Glasgow is a city of diversity, representing the perfect combination of tradition with an innovative twist. One of the best ways to experience this fascinating city’s heritage and its beautiful surrounding scenery is through its main attractions. If you are looking to fill your free time during this year’s EAIE Conference, check out the top… Read more »

20 Mar 2015

Global university rankings: ‘the who, the what and the why’

It’s that time of year when specialised global university rankings are being revealed. Last week Times Higher Education (THE) released their reputational rankings, and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) just publicised their world rankings by subject (academic disciplines). U-Multirank also released their ‘readymade’ rankings last month and will soon divulge their overall 2015 rankings. For each ranking… Read more »

09 Feb 2015

Student engagement: the what, the why and the how

Over the last five years or so, a new discourse has emerged within many universities: the discourse of student engagement. It is becoming so embedded in policy and practice that student services departments might be more appropriately named, ‘Student Engagement Services’. Exactly what do we mean by student engagement, how does it manifest itself in… Read more »

22 Aug 2014

Preparing for the future of transnational education

The recent summer issue of EAIE Forum on transnational education (TNE) presents several viewpoints about complexities, challenges, approaches and definitions of transnational education. It also discusses the future of TNE with Jane Knight noting that “Looking to the future, it may be who awards the qualification which might be the key factor in defining TNE,… Read more »