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pong, billiards, wireless internet throughout the campus and much more. There is also a large indoor swimming pool and sauna which is available to HTMi students at no extra cost. At weekends students can go to Luzern or Bern for shopping, entertainment, or simply enjoy the beautiful mesmerizing environment of Soerenberg, an area protected by UNESCO, because of its natural beauty.

If you are considering a successful career in the hotel and tourism industry, then HTMi can help you achieve your ambition. HTMi the School of International Hotel & Tourism Management is located in Soerenberg in Kanton Luzern. It is one of Switzerland's most beautiful and picturesque resorts. Students come from all over the world to study hotel management, the famous Swiss way. Soerenberg is famous for its pleasant climate, safe and beautiful location and easy access to Italy, Austria, Germany and France. In winter (December-March), Soerenberg is renowned for its excellent winter sport activities, especially skiing. Says Mr. Ian Larmour, Managing Director HTMi, “Over the next decade, the international hotel and tourism industry is forecast to maintain its position as the worlds largest employer of people, and largest provider of management positions. We are in a truly international industry, which demands an international mix of managers, to reflect the international nature of our hotels. HTMi's role is to prepare students for a management career in this, the most exciting industry today.” HTMi offers its students' a globally recognized 2.5 years Higher Diploma and a 1 year Postgraduate Diploma in International Hotel & Tourism Management and also in the field of Culinary Management as a specialization course. The Bachelors Degree (6 months) or Masters Degree (1 year) can also be completed on-campus and 4

are awarded by the University of Ulster UK and the Queen Margaret University UK respectively. HTMi is accredited by the Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (CHRIE), Hotel and Catering Institutional Management Association (HCIMA) and by the British Accreditation Council (BAC). HTMi is also amongst the few hospitality institutions in Switzerland which enjoy certification from EDUQUA, a leading Swiss Government accreditation body which recognizes its high quality standards. “Our students learn a rich portfolio of skills in Service, Bar, Kitchen, Housekeeping, Front Office, Management Teamwork and Personal Development skills. Our experience confirms that this develops a strong professional attitude in students that is valued by future employers.” As an integral part of training, HTMi's students are required to complete Paid Work Placement Training in hotels, restaurants or other suitable organizations. This is arranged and monitored by dedicated HTMi staff. Students must complete five months of Work Placement during each academic year and are paid a gross salary of 2,075 Swiss Francs per month. One of the key benefits to our students is the ability to practice and improve their professional behaviour skills. HTMi's campus consists of two typical Swiss hotels overlooking a beautiful landscape of mountains and valleys. Students have access to world-class facilities on-campus like basketball; fitness center and recreational facilities like satellite TV, cinema room, student lounge, ping

Prof Robert Larmour, Academic Advisor to HTMi and Professor Emeritus in International Hospitality and Tourism Management said: “Our faculty has many years of experience in developing courses which are up to date with the needs of the International Hotel and Tourism Market in view. Students find our courses challenging and a valuable asset for their future. Our aim is to build a lifelong partnership with our students and graduates, and our international placement service with leading international hotel companies is one very important part in realizing this. Young people will definitely enjoy and benefit from their training and overall learning experience at HTMi.” HTMi welcomes applications from ambitious students interested in an innovative curriculum and a serious academic challenge, which will prepare them for a dynamic career. Hospitality students can also apply for a direct transfer into the degree courses.


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continue to enhance the way information is created, shared and managed, today's communication professional has to be digitally schooled in order to take advantage of these new opportunities. Northwestern students are effective users of advanced technologies, including RSS feeds, information graphics, and interactive tools that are shaping the future media landscape.

With the proliferation of global media and the evolution of digital technologies, communication has emerged as one of the most important and dynamic industries in the world. From mobile communication and wireless technology to the growth of online and specialist media, the relationship between communication, technology and society is continuing to evolve. At Northwestern University in Qatar, students learn what it takes to create, inform and connect in this exciting new world of global communication. Northwestern University in Qatar offers two academic programs one in communication and one in journalism.

Communication The School of Communication offers a Bachelor of Science in Communication degree. For more than 125 years, the school has been preparing students for management and creative roles in communication and media industries, and for responsible civic participation in the proliferating world of global media. The communication program offers courses of study in the areas of communication theory, history and media technologies. The program enables students to develop critical skills in communication. As new digital technologies

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Alongside analytic coursework, students develop creative proficiency in the full range of communications disciplines. Whether editing their own films, writing screenplays, directing TV programs in studio, producing documentaries, developing computer animation, or designing a website, students graduate as highly skilled professionals ready to lead in their field of choice.

Journalism The Medill School of Journalism offers a Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree. With its distinguished history of training worldclass journalists since 1921, Northwestern helps students find their own voice within global media, preparing them to exercise leadership and creative vision in their chosen careers. The fully accredited program teaches students the essentials of reporting and storytelling across diverse media platforms. In keeping with its mission to produce informed journalists who are able to keep pace with the evolving world of journalism, students are instructed in all the media and take two thirds of their classes in liberal arts subjects such as literature, history, economics, and religion. This formula creates the high caliber journalists for which Medill and Northwestern are known. Northwestern students turn theory into practice through journalism residencies where they work in dynamic news environments, learning from real journalists and gaining insight into the hotbed of legal and ethical issues affecting media freedoms around the world. Students learn how to produce news pieces for television and how to market their ideas for articles; they learn the craft of writing features for magazines and then how to edit a tes go on

magazine; they learn community reporting and how to bring stories to life through photojournalism. Equipped with an extensive range of skills, graduates go on to forge successful careers in journalism, while others make their mark in public relations, advertising, education, law, and politics.

Student Life The Medill School of Journalism and the School of Communication have a long tradition of educating the whole student through a vast array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities. Student Affairs at Northwestern University in Qatar continues this tradition. The Northwestern student body is made up of active, friendly, dynamic, conscientious students who take an interest in the world around them and want to become leaders in and outside of the classroom. They are active in a range of student activities and organizations. Student Affairs Office at Northwestern University in Qatar coordinates student-led organizations, service learning trips, leadership training, study skill workshops and wellness and recreation opportunities to meet the needs and interests of NU-Q students.


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International Financial Centers, U.S. Taxation, ECommerce, Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance, Financial Services & Wealth Management and Trusts & Estate Planning. In addition, students who do not seek a traditional law degree can pursue a course of study that culminates in a certificate in one of six areas of specialization. Depending on the degree sought, students may enroll in a one, two, three or four year program. Students can enter the program in fall, spring or summer. Law students and financial professionals all over the U.S. and abroad find the online format to be an attractive option for their busy schedules.

LL.M. IN AMERICAN LEGAL STUDIES

Advanced Degree Programs Thomas Jefferson School of Law in beautiful San Diego, California, U.S.A., is pleased to offer three advanced degree or graduate law programs for foreign students, particularly for those who are interested in growing areas of international business law, such as trade, investment, tax and financial services. One program is entirely online, which means foreign students do not have to leave home and jobs to earn an advanced degree. Another program will help foreign law graduates learn more about American law and obtain a U.S. law degree. A third program allows foreign students to take a combination of classes in the US, abroad and online. All three programs reflect Thomas Jefferson School of Law's focus on globalization and its effect on both traditional areas of international law practice and emerging fields. These programs offer a cutting-edge curriculum and flexibility to foreign students. The graduate law curriculum covers a wide range of subject areas taught by Thomas Jefferson School of Law faculty, who are considered experts in their respective fields. Their relevant work experience in prominent international law firms, government agencies and private industry makes the classroom experience more than just abstract theory.

LL.M. IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE & INVESTMENT The LL.M. in International Trade & Investment can serve candidates with either a foreign or U.S. law degree. This is an area of expertise for many of the experienced law professors at Thomas Jefferson School of Law who have served as key experts on investment treaties for the U.N., advised countries and companies regarding World Trade Organization issues and published extensively in the field of international

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law. This advanced law degree will provide a special edge to graduates of the program who seek a career in international law. LL.M. candidates in International Trade & Investment may take courses from among the many courses offered on-line in the existing International Tax & Financial Services LL.M. program, as long as the students fulfill the requirement of at least one-semester residency on campus. After satisfying the residency requirement, students also may earn 4 credits from courses offered in Thomas Jefferson School of Law's summer study abroad programs in Nice, France or Hangzhou, China. These two very popular programs offer international and comparative law courses attract students from other American law schools as well as from foreign law schools.

LL.M. IN INTERNATIONAL TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES The Walter H. and Dorothy B. Diamond Graduate Law Program in International Tax and Financial Services at Thomas Jefferson School of Law offers specialized graduate degrees and certifications. Although individuals with law degrees make up roughly half of the student body, the other half is drawn from the fields of accounting, finance, economics and other business disciplines. It is the first and only program to offer graduate law degrees and certifications through an entirely online course of study at an American Bar Association accredited law school. The program allows students seeking an in depth understanding of international tax and financial Services to earn an LL.M. (Master of Science of Laws for lawyers), a J.S.M. (Master of Science of Laws for non-lawyers) or a J.S.D. (Juris Scientiae Doctor for lawyers). The more than 30 courses in the program are taught by an international faculty, whose scholarly publications and years of practical experience have made them widely recognized leaders in their areas of expertise. The program has six areas of specialization available: enroll

The LL.M. Program in American Legal Studies is a one-year degree program for candidates seeking a U.S. law degree. It is designed for attorneys, judges, government officials, prosecutors, corporate legal counsel, bankers and recent law graduates who have earned their basic law degree outside the United States. These LL.M. students will be introduced to the U.S. legal system and, with advice from faculty advisors and staff, they will be allowed to choose their own course of study from Thomas Jefferson School of Law's extensive law course offerings. The foreign law graduates will study together with the students at Thomas Jefferson School of Law who are earning their juris doctor (J.D.) degrees in order to promote a truly international and cultural exchange. Immersion into the rich J.D. curriculum and the low faculty-to-student ratio will prepare the foreign law graduates earning an LL.M. in American Legal Studies to deal effectively with U.S. attorneys in their home countries as well as those serving foreign governments and international organizations. This LL.M. will appeal to those students who wish to obtain comprehensive training in American legal practice and eventually use this training to find a job in the many competitive U.S. law firms operating in foreign countries. With an LL.M. in American Legal Studies, foreign law graduates know that they will be more attractive to the high paying U.S. law firms operating and recruiting abroad. In addition, foreign law school graduates in this LL.M. program who have completed a minimum of 20 credits may be eligible for admission to practice law in some states like New York, after passing the New York State Bar examination.


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The University of Wollongong in Dubai 16 years of academic excellence in the UAE

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE's oldest and most prestigious universities with a proud, Australian heritage. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia, UOWD represented a very early Australian initiative in the UAE. From a small beginning at Al Mulla Plaza, through its landmark presence on Jumeirah Road to its current location at Dubai Knowledge Village, UOWD is recognized as being an integral part of Dubai. In 2008, we commemorated fifteen years of academic excellence in the UAE. Today, as an independent UAE institution of higher education, UOWD attracts students not just from the UAE and Australia but from all over the world. Approximately 3,700 students representing 108 nationalities are currently enrolled at UOWD and enjoy a quality academic experience. International students are provided comprehensive welcome information by our Student Services department and are assisted in settling in a new country. Cultural diversity is encouraged, and a cultural day is hosted annually to showcase the varying heritage of UOWD students. UOWD offers a variety of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs, with focus on relevant specializations and career development. The latest additions to our Bachelor of Commerce

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specializations are Property Development and Management, International Business and Insurance. These, along with the range of other BCom specializations and IT programs, make up our comprehensive range of UG and PG degrees. The Postgraduate Programs offer specializations such as International Business, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Technology, IT Management, Finance, Banking and MBA. Students enjoy a vibrant social life at UOWD with facilities including a food court, an active Student Representative Council, personal and academic counselling, a medical centre and a well resourced library. The Centre of Culture and Language offers students part time and full time opportunities to develop their language skills in English and Arabic. Courses range from English University preparation to part time Arabic classes and teacher training. Our local teachers are passionate about sharing the linguistic as well as cultural experience with students and the two month summer Arabic program caters to Dubai's diversity. This particular program not only involves learning basic Arabic, but explores the deep rooted cultural practices in the Gulf region. Historical tours of the city as well as traditional Arabic dinners are a few events that make this program unique. All UOWD degree programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and are also audited by the Australian Universities Quality Agency. Their nationally and internationally recognised

qualifications enable UOWD graduates to pursue further education and employment in the private and public sectors. Our 3,000 alumni include many high profile graduates placed in prominent positions across the region. The University's faculty is a mix of locally and internationally recruited academics with extensive experience in the class room as well as in business and industry. They bring years of knowledge gained from research in their respective fields into the class room providing students with a stimulating academic environment. Classes are small in number, allowing the lecturers to cater to the student's individual needs. The University of Wollongong in Dubai maintains a long and proud tradition of excellence in education combined with liberal values of enquiry. The University strives to provide a fertile environment for bright young minds to flourish and where critical thinking is both encouraged and nurtured - qualities which characterise great institutes of learning.


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There are a number of things about Brandon University that make a student's experience unlike the undergraduate experience at any other university, regardless of the field of study. We offer unique programs, great study facilities, free interlibrary loans, a safe and affordable environment, accessible student services, and classes taught by real professors. What really stands out for everyone and makes the quality of the educational experience at Brandon University unrivalled are: We have a low student-professor ratio class size does make a difference to academic success and enjoyment. There are just 11 students for every professor. Sixty percent of our classes have fewer than 20 students. We focus on undergraduate education; students are more likely to enjoy the time and attention that only graduate research students receive elsewhere. Brandon is an ideal community the warmth and friendliness of the city permeates the campus: students are people at Brandon University.

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We offer quality education with the most affordable tuition in Canada.

programs prepares nurses to address the needs of individuals, families, and communities.

Brandon University's unique/notable course offerings:

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School of Music is rated as one of the best in Canada. The Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies program addresses the need for well-qualified people working in this field through a novel, highly interactive, problem-solving curriculum. Our new Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is a professional studio-based program offering four-year majors and minors in Aboriginal art, ceramics, digital media and design, and painting.

Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Fine Arts Bachelor of Physical Education Studies Bachelor of Music Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing

Graduate Programs: Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science program addresses environmental issues from a broad perspective; awareness of environmental issues facing society will go together with a firm foundation in physical, life, and social sciences. Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing

Graduate Diploma in Education Master of Education Master of Music Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Master of Rural Development


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Emporia State University has an enrollment of over 6400 students from 40 states and more than 50 countries. ESU students also benefit from more than 140 student organizations, a nationally recognized Intensive English program and an excellent international student support services.

Located in a safe, friendly and attractive community in the heart of the USA, in the State of Kansas, Emporia State University is a fully accredited state university. ESU offers 188 bachelor and master degree programs through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the School of Business (AACSG-I accredited), the Teacher's College, and a Ph.D. through the School of Library and Information Management. For a complete list of degrees and majors, see:

The Office of International Education handles all correspondence regarding international student admissions, reviews and evaluates academic credentials and issues government exchange and immigration forms. The staff is always happy to discuss any concern that an international student might have--whether it is about immigration, personal affairs, or academic matters. This office cooperates closely with other university staff and faculty members to answer questions raised by students.

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speaking/understanding, structure and writing. Exit by TOEFL score possible at the end of the term. Undergraduates with TOEFL500 and Graduates with TOEFL 550: exempt from reading, speaking/understanding and structure.


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Hubli Education Trust (HET) is a notfor-profit, public charitable trust, with a service motive, founded by the following eminent educationists of Hubli with proven credentials, both nationally & internationally as:

Management Studies (IMS) in academic association with Indian Institute of Business Management (IIBM) - Pune; to offer various management, educational & professional courses of national & international repute.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Dr. Khaleel Ahmed G. Kakamari M.Sc; Ph.D (Maths); PGDM Chairman More than two decades of teaching & administrative experiences such as Coordinator of Examinations, Principal of a Degree College and Director of MBA Programmes in India and abroad. Mr. Rohit C. Kalaskar B.Com; B.A (Hindi); PGDT; CRM; MCS; M.Phil; PGDM Secretary General and equally well supported by following successful academicians & professionals from various fields as: Board Of Advisors. With INSPIRATION “Western efficiency & dynamism combined with INDIAN spiritual values will create the best management in the WORLD� Swami Vivekananda, 1894 VISION To develop HET as a centre of excellence in Business, Management and Technical education in Karnataka, in particular and throughout India, in general MISSION To generate competent and skilled professionals to meet not only corporate world and technological challenges but also to create new opportunities as well, in the fast evolving global scenario QUALITY POLICY We, at Hubli Education Trust are committed to provide quality higher education for fulfilling the needs and expectations of students, parents, business and society, at large through Total Quality Management (TQM) on a sustained basis. HET established Institute of 20

MBA (Advanced) programme is a flagship management programme of IMS, whose curriculum, academic standards & pedagogy is governed by IIBM - Pune & is approved by All India Association of MBAs (AAMBA). MBA (Adv) programme provides the knowledge based leadership, teamwork, skill & real world experience needed to succeed in today's competitive global business environment. Thus, IMS imparts high standard of management education, inculcate a high degree of discipline and there by, guaranteeing higher grades. IIBM IIBM - a synonym of academic excellence since 1995, offering management programmes structured keeping in mind global business environment and international standards. IIBM is unique in that, it updates its courses from time to time and brings about innovative practices in conducting its programmes. IIBM offers an intensive & integrated programme that features high interactive & peer learning with world class syllabus which applies to all sectors, industries & services. The curriculum is both challenging & flexible. IIBM believes in preparing managers & leaders to focus on results, values & outcomes with discipline and adaptability. Thus, HET-IMS programme's quality is assured by its IIBM partnership. APPROVAL / ACCREDITATION MBA (Adv) programme is approved by All India Association of MBAs (AAMBA). AAMBA - a representative body of educational services in India with a mission to impact the policy and legislative environment to foster balanced management education. AAMBA's accreditation is independent,

market-driven & international in focus and it assesses the characteristics of programmes against a set of criteria established by its advisory board consisting of academics, corporate representatives, who constantly monitor the accreditation criteria to reflect the changes in business & management. TRAINING & PLACEMENT PARTNER To ensure placements for its students, HET-IMS has tied up with Ma-Foi Academy Career Training Division of Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd.*, for English Language Trainings, Group Workshops, e-Learning & Mentoring throughout the course of study & for subsequent final placements. *Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd., with its head office at Chennai, is India's largest HR service provider, established in 1992 with a strong network of 65 offices, across 8 countries, 58 in India & 7 overseas subsidiaries Sri Lanka, UK, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, Oman & USA, serving 163 Fortune 500 companies.

INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES Head Office & Campus: Lake - View Campus, Unkal Lakeside, Unkal, HUBLI - 580 031; Karnataka State, India Admissions & Admin. Office: * Raikar Plaza, Vidyanagar, HUBLI - 580 031, Karnataka State, India Tel/Fax: 0836 - 227 1011 0836 - 227 1176 Mobile: +91- 93790 88947 +91- 93790 05783 E-Mail: info@hubliedu.org Website: www.hubliedu.org


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to June). TUKE follows the principles of Bologna Declaration, so provides higher education in study programmes at three levels: 1. The Bachelor's study programme (“Bakalár” degree) which takes three years at least and four years at most (in the case of architecture, fine art and design).

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KOSICE Socrates, the wise ancient philosopher, once said: There is only one good knowledge and one evil ignorance. In spite of the millenniums that have passed since these words were uttered, life shows that this truth has not been ravaged by time or fashion trends. Simply said, knowledge is wealth that can bring benefit to the one who possesses it, as well as to many others. In today's world wrapped up in information networks every man on Earth can benefit from knowledge, both now and in the future. The Technical University of Košice (TUKE) is a modern university with a rich tradition. Today it has nine faculties and around 17 000 full-time undergraduate students: Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnology http://www.fberg.tuke.sk/ Faculty of Metallurgy http://web.tuke.sk/hf/ Faculty of Mechanical Engineering http://www.sjf.tuke.sk/ Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics http://www.fei.tuke.sk/ Faculty of Civil Engineering http://www.svf.tuke.sk/

Faculty of Economics http://www.ekf.tuke.sk/ Faculty Manufacturing Technologies http://web.tuke.sk/fvtpo/ Faculty of Arts http://www.fu.tuke.sk/ Faculty of Aeronautics http://web.tuke.sk/lf/ Almost 900 academic staff work here, and the same number of research and administrative staff. It deservedly belongs among the best universities in Slovakia, meets the criteria of the international standard EN ISO 9001:2000. We conduct research into the most advanced (information, materials, environmental, wasterecycling) technologies, properties of metal and non-metal materials and their utilization; we penetrate mysteries of machines, engineering and manufacturing technologies, including automotive industry, and robotics. Our university is the only one in Slovakia that engages in research into Earth's resources, and the rational extracting and processing. We also conduct research into new building technologies, quality, risk, safety, production, environment management as well as economics finance and banking, tourism and hospitality industry, modern art, and design. In addition, we have many years' experience with international students. Academic year starts on September 1 of the current year and ends on August 31 of the following year. It is composed of 2 semesters (winter semester lasts from September to January and summer semester lasts from February

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2. The Master's study programme (“Magister” and “Ininier” degrees) which takes two years, so that the total standard duration of study according to the bachelor study programme and the subsequent Master level study programme in the same or related field of study is altogether a minimum of five years. The basic condition for admission to the second level study is graduation from bachelor study. 3. The PhD study programme. The standard length in full-time form is three years at least and four years at most, duration in part-time form. The basic condition for the admission to the PhD study programme is graduation from second level university study. All study programmes must be accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic. The teaching process includes various forms of instruction such as lectures, seminars, exercises, laboratory work, projects, practical training, consultations, etc. The student's standard load is expressed by the number of credits: 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester. The institution of higher education determines the total number of credits required for the due completion of the study in its respective stages. We offer a wide scale of services to our students, ranging from catering and accommodation at halls of residence to cultural events and sports activities. Internet and library services are a matter of course.


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whose research currently focuses on conservation planning and ecosystem services. Rooted in a county where the First and Developing Worlds converge, the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) stands at an intricate crossroads of new knowledge, innovation and relevant research. As a university that is aware of the challenges of sustainable development its vision is to serve the needs of the diverse communities that surrounds it, by contributing to sustainable development through excellent academic programmes, research and service delivery. The product of a merger between three higher education institutions, the NMMU opened its doors on the st 1 January 2005. It is the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape Province of South Africa, and has 150 combined years of experience in higher education, research and technological innovation. Stretching across six campuses, one of which being a nature reserve, the university embraces diversity, freedom and the power of education, much like the iconic individual it is named after. Diversity, Excellent Teaching and a Vibrant Environment As one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse universities in Southern Africa, it is a unique situation that students find themselves in at the NMMU. Combining a relaxed, 'seaside' atmosphere with a varied educational smorgasbord, the University offers students not only internationally recognised 24 6

to be studying in this multi-cultural area. I have learned a lot from living in this environment. The most interesting thing that I have found ‌is that development in this country is better than that of the First World countries I have compared it to. This is very much reflected in the University as well,� says Mahmoudou Mahmoudou from Cameroon, who is currently completing his Master's in Developmental Studies. A driven, research agenda The NMMU is concerned with relevant research that contributes to the growth and development in industry and society. Taking into account its location, research at the university focuses on: environmental and natural resource management; culture, communication and language; leadership, governance and democracy; educational development in support of quality teaching; health and wellness; economic and business development with a focus on job creation and entrepreneurship; product and materials, infrastructure and process development for industry and manufacturing. Innovation and sustainability drives research at the NMMU, like, for instance, the research conducted by Biochemistry lecturer, Dr Maryna Van De Venter, who utilizes indigenous knowledge to inform her research into the preservation and usage of indigenous medicinal plants. Other relevant research includes the work of Professor Richard Cowling, one of only a few A-grade botanists in South Africa, and member of the exclusive US National Academy of Science,

Africa's unique study address The NMMU is a South African University from Africa for Africa. Its international student body, of more than 2000, comes mostly from other African countries, as well as Europe and the United States of America. This is a place where the cultures and people of Africa meet and learn. With its focus on sustainable development, the NMMU is a place where international students exchange ideas, and develop new knowledge to promote the ideals of the African Renaissance. The University is not only engaged globally, but also through its local engagement strategies which brings the benefits of internationalisation to the local communities. The Office for International Education facilitates and provides community service opportunities to international students, which allows them to interact with a variety of local communities. The Office for International Education strives to be a 'home away from home' for all international students, but it also assists students with accommodation, admissions, finances, and study permits. Being a relatively small institution in a 'small city', assists the Office in creating this 'home away from home' feeling and students can feel confident that they will easily settle into their new environment and life in sunny South Africa.


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Dubai June 22nd, 2009. The American University in the Emirates (AUE) held a Press Conference at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates being accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Commission for Academic Accreditation in the United Arab Emirates with three Bachelor Degree Programs. The accredited AUE academic programs are offered at the College of Business Administration, College of Fine Arts and Design and College of Median and Mass Communication. There are specializations in the programs that are considered new-fangled being offered for the first time in the region. The event was attended by His Excellency Mohammed bin Saleh bin Badwa Al Darmaki, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at AUE, Dr Muthanna Abdul Razzaq, the AUE President, and a number of university leaders, academic scholars, students and representatives of the local media. At the beginning of the Press Conference, His Excellency Mohammed bin Saleh bin Badwa Al Darmaki extended his warm welcome to the representatives of media and expressed his appreciation for their involvement in the University. “Academic arena in the United Arab Emirates nowadays has a large number of universities and witnesses a notable development; this is not stranger to a country which became a preferred destination for international and local universities in view of support offered by the Government led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, who have spared effort to make the United Arab Emirates an academic hub on local and international levels,” Al Darmaki Said Also, Al Darmaki stressed that “Being academically accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the UAE for the College of Business Administration, College of Fine Arts and Design and College of Media and Mass Communication, is a major achievement which couldn’t be possible without dedicated efforts of our team.” He furthered that, “We extend our thanks to all officers of the Ministry, especially to His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and head and members of the Commission for the Academic Accreditation, as well as to those who contributed to this achievement.” On the other hand, Dr Muthanna G. Abdul Razzaq, President of American University in the Emirates, gave a presentation about the unique features of the American University in the

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Emirates affirming that, “The University is committed to providing a variety of academic programs of various disciplines which meet current and future needs of the labor market, and enable graduates to be competitive, creative and critical thinkers; the university is providing comprehensive opportunities for diploma holders for completing their studies, and obtaining a bachelor’s degree without losing their credits.” According to the President of the AUE, there are many major colleges and disciplines within the university such as the College of Business Administration which provides new and unique disciplines that are not available locally and regionally such as Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Real Estate Management, Banking and Financial Markets, Hospital and Health Care Management and Insurance and Risk Management. The College of Information Technology includes four new and modern disciplines, especially IT management & Digital Forensics (Computer Crimes) which are regarded as specializations that are new to the region, while the College of Arts and Design offers Digital Animation, Graphic Design, Animation Design and Fashion Design. Whereas, the College of Media and Mass Communication bigs four modern disciplines such as Public Relations, International Relations, Radio and TV, Media Sales, and Journalism; Moreover, the College of Law will also provide a course in law to be taught in Arabic language. Professor Muthanna elucidated that at the postgraduate level, there will be pos-graduate programs like Master of Business Administration, Master of Library and Information Science, and Master of Diplomacy and International Relations; the latter is one of the rare specializations in the Arab Region. “To encourage gifted students, the University provides scholarships, financial aids, and discounts though our fees are fixed in a manner that enables students to pursue their higher studies. Our main goal is to serve our community rather than to yield profits”. Professor Muthanna concluded. It can be noted that AUE has been offering courses from day until night time, weekdays until weekends. Other than providing quality education for all, the fees are maintained at an affordable rate.


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The Nis University Faculty of Medicine , established in 1960, is the government-owned institution of higher learning offering undergraduate, postgraduate and specialist programs in medicine (for international students), dentistry and p h a r m a c y. T h i s p r o g r a m focuses on training international students from Europe, USA, Canada, Asia, Pacific Rim and other countries of the world. This program is 6 academic year

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after high school (12th grade) leading to a Medical Doctor degree. This curriculum is the same as the Serbian program at the medical faculty. The first 3 years is basic science and the last 3 years is clinical science. The programs are so designed as to provide the educational experience and thorough training in basic science and clinical subjects that will help students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for competent doctors. Over 2,500 students are currently enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Nis in undergraduate, postgraduate and specialist programs. The teaching hospital with 2,000 beds is fully equipped to train students in all required areas of medicine and stomatology. Within the period of 40 years, the Nis University Faculty of Medicine has achieved significant results in medical sciences research and the education of doctors of medicine and stomatology, and thus has proved one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Our graduates are presently

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In 2009 the British Accreditation Council (BAC) celebrates its 25th Anniversary as the principal non-EFL regulatory body for the independent further and higher education sector. At the time of the BAC's establishment there was no formal system of accreditation for the private sector which caused concern amongst bodies such as the British Council and UKCOSA (now the UK Council for International Student Affairs). As a result, BAC was formed to provide such a system, and through this accreditation process to improve and enhance the standards of independent further and higher educational institutions in the UK. BAC-accredited colleges in the UK now number more than 330, providing a wealth of academic programmes: vocational and professional qualifications; foundation courses for university entry; and externally validated degree courses. Institutions applying for accreditation with BAC undergo a three-stage inspection process which, if successfully completed, results in accreditation being granted for four years. During this four-year period institutions will also undergo an interim inspection and may be subjected to a spot-check if circumstances, such as a change in ownership, leadership or premises, require it. The areas of assessment covered in an inspection leading to full, four-year accreditation include Premises and Health & Safety, Management and Staffing, Student Welfare, Management of Quality, and Teaching and Learning. In order to help institutions be successful in their initial application for accreditation and to develop their provision subsequently, BAC offers a series of seminars covering the application process in general and some of the more specific areas of assessment such as Health & Safety. Whilst BAC's focus has always been primarily the UK private education sector, in recent years the Council's work has become progressively more international in its scope. In 2000 the decision was taken to extend eligibility

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for accreditation to certain institutions outside the UK, namely those who offer UK higher education qualifications or institutions which are the overseas branch(es) of a UKbased college. Allowing some international institutions to apply for BAC accreditation was in no way a relaxation of the accreditation process, as international institutions are still subjected to the same rigorous criteria and inspection procedures which apply within the UK. International institutions accredited by BAC now number 29 and can be found throughout the European Union, and in such diverse countries as Pakistan, India, and the United Arab Emirates. BAC's international activities also include fostering close links with other national accrediting bodies and representing the UK independent sector within the International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). On the international front BAC's work has recently taken on a new role after the Council was named by the UK Border Agency as one of only four agencies in the UK “approved for the purposes of accrediting private education providers involved in the recruitment of international students under the new points based system�. Although this has meant greater responsibility for BAC, in practice the accreditation and inspection procedures have remained largely unchanged, and the underlying goal of ensuring and promoting quality in the UK private education sector still prevails. The recent overhaul of the UK immigration system has, however, highlighted an increasing need for BAC-accredited colleges to communicate with each other in order to keep abreast of rapid developments in immigration policy and all other matters affecting the private education sector. As a result an association of BAC-accredited colleges was formed last year under the banner of Study UK. As the name suggests, Study UK will exist in close partnership with

English UK which is the membership association for the UK's British Council accredited English language schools. The formation of Study UK is another link in the close relationship between BAC and the British Council and the accreditation schemes of both agencies. Although BAC does not accredit institutions which are solely or predominantly providers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), it does inspect colleges which offer EFL programmes alongside non-EFL provision. Institutions which are inspected by the British Council's Accreditation UK scheme can therefore apply for accreditation with the BAC under a top-up arrangement which recognises that there are several areas of overlap within the respective inspection regimes. Through links with bodies such as the British Council, the BAC provides its institutions with access to a worldwide network of education providers and a range of promotional opportunities. In terms of future developments the BAC is working to strengthen its international profile whilst ensuring that the primary role of ensuring quality in the UK private education sector is never neglected. In order for the UK to retain its position as a major player in the worldwide education market its private education sector must continue to be closely monitored whilst being allowed to flourish as providers of education for a range of students, whether international or UK based, for whom university may not be the right option. BAC will remain at the forefront of the UK private education sector during this period of challenge and opportunity and will continue to take forward the reputation of UK education on a global stage.


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Holistic medicine is a system of health care that combines many modalities and models of healthcare such as allopathic medicine, surgery, osteopathy, naturopathy, nutrition, homeopathy, herbal medicine, energy medicine, psychoemotional modalities of healing and much more. The goal of these combined therapies is to help the patient or client achieve optimal physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual health. Holistic Medicine needs to look at the whole person and how they interact with their environment and the people around them. It needs diagnostic and therapeutic tools to examine and balance the physical, nutritional, environmental, psychological, emotional, social, spiritual and etheric levels of health. It therefore encompasses all modalities of diagnosis and treatment as stated above, including allopathic medicine using drugs and surgery if there are no other safer alternatives. The Holistic medicine practitioner is very focused on education and encouraging people to take responsibility for lifestyle changes to achieve balance and well-being. Holistic Medicine will therefore encompass all diagnostic and therapeutic modalities it is not polemic towards allopathic medicine which also plays an important role in optimizing health and has its place in the Holistic Model. The ultimate goal of the Professional Diploma in Holistic Medicine from the DaVinci College of Holistic Medicine is to provide the practitioner with the tools, in enough depth, for them to competently practice Holistic Medicine to help optimize the health of their patients. The course is built on therapeutic protocols developed by many practitioners around the world. These therapeutic protocols have been tested in 38

clinical settings around the world. These protocols alone have more value to a potentially successful practitioner than the cost of the courses themselves!

Distance learning makes it possible for people juggling the demands of work and family to reach their educational goals without sacrificing their jobs or time with their families. Online learners find real value in saving time not having to commute to class‌ and the associated cost savings! Additional benefits include accessing coursework from anywhere at any time - all one needs is a laptop, even though many of the courses have manuals and books that one can carry anywhere. In addition, many of the courses have downloadable in pdf files that one can have on the laptop server and read while travelling - it is possible to accumulate a whole library of material to read where ever you are, at a time that is convenient to you. Distance learning offers the flexibility to complete much of the course work according to your own schedule. You might choose to read a chapter during a lunch break or take a quiz after the kids are in bed. Whatever schedule you choose, there are still deadlines and timelines associated with Distance learning. The ability to manage time is vitally important to meet the demands of distance education.


If your ambition is to study Holistic Medicine in order to help people with anything from headaches to cancer, then you have come to the right place.

Medicine has tried to accomplish a real holistic framework of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, including:

Why study at the DaVinci College of Holistic Medicine? It is unique in that the Professional Diploma incorporates many diagnostic and therapeutic modalities under one roof

- Anatomy & Physiology - Pathology & Disease - Orthomolecular Nutrition Part 1 - Orthomolecular Nutrition - Part 2 - Herbal Medicine - Homeopathy - Naturopathic Medicine - Part 1 - Naturopathic Medicine - Part 2 - Live Blood Analysis - Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Clinical Testing - Bach Flower Remedies - Iridology - Energy Medicine - Holistic Psychology - Toxicology & Detoxification - Naturopathic Sexology

There is material in these courses that you will not find in other traditional models of health education Most of the clinical protocols in the courses have been tried and tested by real clinicians Learn the theory and then apply it in a real clinical setting in Cyprus Students completing the Professional Diploma in Holistic Medicine will become excellent clinicians themselves

Accredited Member of the International Association for Distance Learning.

Accredited Member of the World Organization of Natural Medicine Practitioners (WONMP) Many health problems seen by physicians today are often too complex to be healed by any one healing modality, whether it be homeopathy, naturopathy, herbology, nutrition or others.

Registered College Member Complementary Medicine Association, UK.

Often the therapist needs to combine different treatments in a complex combination in order to allow the body to heal. This is the premise of Holistic Medicine looking at the body as a whole on many different levels and applying a varied knowledge-base to really help the person recover. This is exactly what the DaVinci College of Holistic 39


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Located on a 160-acre campus in the center of Topeka, the capital of Kansas, Washburn University provides broadly-based liberal arts and professional education by combining the most effective modes of educating: accomplished faculty, small class sizes, state of the art technology, modern learning techniques and unique opportunities available through an interactive campus and community relationship. Since 1941, Washburn University has been continuously accredited or approved by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504. Academic programs: Washburn offers more than 200 programs leading to certification,

Classes: 44 percent of undergraduate classes have fewer than 20 students. Student/faculty ratio: 16:1 Faculty: 84 percent of full-time faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their discipline. National recognition: Washburn is rated sixth in the Midwest among public master's level universities in the 2007 America's Best Colleges rankings issued by U.S. News and World Report. Washburn has earned a top 10 rating ten years in a row.

Washburn is home to KTWU, the first public television station in Kansas. Crane Observatory houses an 1898 Warner & Swasey refracting telescope. The Kuehne Bell Tower features a quartet of bells once housed in the clock tower of Thomas Gymnasium, which was destroyed during a 1966 tornado.

Graduates: More than 1,200 degrees and certificates are awarded annually. Also on campus: Recent additions to the campus include a Student Recreation & Wellness Center; an art building; Washburn Village, a 192-bed apartment-style housing complex; and Carole Chapel. A major project to renovate Stoffer Science Hall was completed in 2008. The Mulvane Art Museum is the oldest accredited art museum west of the Mississippi River. The

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museum's permanent collection, though international in scope, emphasizes the work of artists of Kansas and the Midwest.

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accommodation, shops, restaurants and cafes to the convenience of students. Gazimagusa is also a city by the coastline and have beautiful Mediterranean beaches. The campus is only 3 km. away from the town center and frequent bus services are available to and from campus. EMU has a beautiful campus and offers education in a comfortable, quite and secure environment. Get to know more about North Cyprus: http://www.northcyprus.cc

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), which was first established in 1979, is an international state-trust university offering internationally recognized undergraduate and graduate degree programs in English medium to over 15.000 students that come from 68 different countries. EMU has been a leader among institutions of higher education in North Cyprus with its quality teaching and research, with its utmost care for student learning outcomes. EMU is celebrating her th 30 anniversary with pride: to list key reasons, this is because of her world standard academic programs, highly qualified and dynamic academic staff, outstanding infrastructure, great relations with employers and the close link with the society. These values have created an environment where the musts are invaluable instructor student communication, strong university parent student relation, university - employer collaboration and accreditations. EMU is proud to offer a complete higher education experience on a magnificent campus with a modern library, research centers, research laboratories, dormitories, student clubs and sport complexes. To date 27,000 graduates of EMU proved their success either by pursuing professional careers or graduate studies both at home and abroad. Eastern Mediterranean University has gained highly acclaimed international reputation over the past years and is proud to be a full member of European University Association (EUA), International Association of Universities (IAU), Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU) and many more. Moreover, EMU has cooperation agreements with more than 80 universities in different countries.

To exemplify some of the international recognitions, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering programs are granted substantial equivalency by ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), Tourism and Hospitality Management programs are approved by TEDQUAL (Teaching Education Quality in Tourism), and the School of Computing Technologies and School of Tourism and Hospitality Management are EDEXCEL centers. EMU is truly an international campus, the right place to study. We would like to invite you to receive the education of the highest quality in a competitive environment with a challenging curriculum balanced by rich cultural and social activities.

Eastern Mediterranean University offers: 4 - years (8 semesters) study of Bachelor Degree programs. 2 - years (4 semester) study of Associate Degree programs. Min. 1 to 2 years study of Master's Degree Programs. Min. 2 to 5 years study of Doctoral (Ph.D.) studies. Faculties Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Architecture Faculty of Business and Economics Faculty of Arts and Sciences Faculty of Education Faculty of Law Faculty of Communication and Media Studies Schools School of Tourism and Hospitality Management School of Computing and Technology School of Applied Sciences English Preparatory School Students whose English is not sufficient are admitted to the English Preparatory Classes. http://sfl.emu.edu.tr NORTH CYPRUS A PARADISE TO LIVE Location: Cyprus is the third biggest island in the Mediterranean and has a special geographical location with its proximity to Europe, Asia and Africa. The University is in Gazimagusa (Famagusta), the second largest city in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). It is a town rich in history, culture and art. The 35.000 inhabitants of town welcome students from all over the world. The town offers a wide selection of

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Travel and Visa: Students can get to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) by air or sea. All flights to North Cyprus are connected via Turkey. Visa inquiries should be made to the nearest Turkish Embassy / Consulate (www.mfa.gov.tr) to get information on visa requirements for both Turkey and the TRNC. RESEARCH & TEACHING EMU is actively engaged in recruiting highly qualified scholars and researchers who are also dedicated and energetic educators. The majority of professors teaching at the University have received their Doctoral degrees in Europe or the United States. The University comprise a diverse international community of scholars, from the U.S. and Canada; Europe, including Britain, Ireland, Turkey and North Cyprus; the Middle East; and Asia, including Russia and the Independent Republics. The University encourages and promotes scholarly research and publication in all academic fields of study, and many faculty members are also actively involved in community matters, as professional writers, editors, advisors to the government, or consultants to businesses and industrial corporations; and hence they are able to bring to their teaching the expertise and professionalism that comes from experience. COST OF STUDY The cost of study at EMU is comparable with universities in the region. Please visit our web site (www.emu.edu.tr) to get information on tuition fees, scholarship opportunities as well as on campus accommodation possibilities and more detailed information about the university in general. INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES OF EMU Eastern Mediterranean University has agreement with student recruitment representatives from around the world where you may contact them either to get more information or to apply. Please visit our web site at http://www.emu.edu.tr to reach the list of representatives.


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CUD is an innovative university in an increasingly interconnected world. It offers a portal to Canadian higher education and a bridge to other internationally acknowledged universities.

as we continue to grow, graduate programs are being introduced. Our curriculum, teaching and support services reflect our respect for the diverse community in which we operate.

Canadian University of Dubai was founded and developed by Emirates Investment & Development. CUD fosters and values the enthusiasm and contribution of all students and staff. Supporting the ambitions of all by providing opportunities for academic excellence and real world experience required for career success. We value and support all by creating and maintaining an environment conducive to continuous learning and improvement.

CUD includes 66 nationalities and offers a holistic community approach to student needs including English training, regular courses and lectures, academic advising, special needs counselling, computer systems and industry placements for qualified students. CUD prepares students to qualify for job placements and career success. It networks with numerous local, regional and international professional and business organizations.

CUD offers a range of undergraduate programs and professional certification and

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occupies a strong niche within the community, a focus for continuing education including community leadership, corporate training, and lifelong learning. CUD is adaptive to ongoing changes in economy, society and the working environment. It is a centre of excellence in learning and entrepreneurship. CUD promotes Canadian approaches to learning, research and innovation. It strives to contribute strongly to the dissemination of learning and to renewal locally and internationally.


The University is a modern and dynamic centre of education offering high quality teaching, variable and flexible courses, an extensive scholarship program and excellent support services. Sunderland attracts thousands of students from all over the globe who go on to lead exciting careers armed with a first-class qualification.

University of Sunderland, UK The University has been providing higher education in the city since 1901. The key to this longevity is its ability to adapt to change - something that former Education Secretary Estelle Morris highlights: “The University is extremely good at adapting - constantly seizing new agendas and changing with society...when new ideas are announced academia trails in their wake, taking too long to adjust but Sunderland takes its opportunities and leads the field�. We are an innovative, forwardthinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart

of one of the UK's most up and coming cities. We have strong links with industry and business, and work closely with some of the world's leading companies. Our two campuses - one in the city and one on the coast - are perfectly placed to ensure a lifechanging student experience.

Sunderland has a long tradition of welcoming and educating students from around the world. Studying in the United Kingdom leads to an academic qualification that is respected throughout the world. It also gives students the opportunity to learn from the experience of living in the UK, to absorb its culture and language, and to make valuable contacts and friendships. Many of the courses and facilities at the University of Sunderland have been shaped by the needs of international students.

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With the increasing globalization of industry, commerce, science and the arts, the University of Sunderland is building everstronger links with partners across the world. This spirit of partnership underpins our commitment to providing the best possible support for international students, both academically and in the range of services we provide to ensure your stay in Sunderland will be a memorable and valuable step in your career development. The University lies at the heart of the vibrant city of Sunderland in the welcoming North East of England.


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3. Green Technology 4. Nano-technology 5. CO2 Management The focus is in line with Petronas demands and at the same time, it reaffirms UTP's expertise. Most of the research held involved the collaboration of local and foreign universities. UTP obtains funds for the research work from public and industry grants, thereby allowing it to grow on a trajectory plane.

UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI PETRONAS Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was established on 10 January 1997 to produce more skilled engineering and technology manpower, particularly for the petroleum and gas industry.

environment, universities are increasingly providing unique specialisations to ensure personnel and students stay abreast of the current development in research.

Within a short span of time, UTP has managed to earn various awards and accreditations.

Therefore, in 2002, as part of its efforts to produce top-level scientists, UTP has drawn up the Research Masterplan that outline the strategic research initiatives for the university to embark on. The master plan is to identify the industries that need expertise in the respective fields.

Meanwhile, the local and foreign-based corporate and industrial firms have given preference to UTP graduates in their employment drive. As a centre that focuses on innovation and creativity, UTP has produced thousands of Bachelor degree holders. In line with the aspiration of the university to become a prominent research university, our focus is on developing the postgraduate program and produce more research trained graduates through masters and doctoral programs. POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMME According to the Director of UTP's Post-Graduate Studies, Assoc Prof Dr Mohd Noh Karsiti, the university initiated its Masters of Science programme in 1999 and the first batch to graduate from this programme was in 2005. Since then, UTP has produced 154 Masters graduates in various disciplines and 4 PhD graduates in Chemical and Electrical Engineering respectively. “UTP provides first-class facilities and also receives good support and assistance in terms of research grants from internal resources as well as the government and industrial sector," Dr Mohd Noh said here recently.

Nine fields were identified that formed the basis for research and development at the UTP. They are: 1. Reservoir Engineering 2. Offshore Exploration 3. Oil Field Gas Treatment and Utilisation 4. Fuel Combustion 5. Novel Engine Development and Control 6. Intelligent Building 7. Smart Card Technology 8. System Optimisation 9. Application of Intelligent IT System. To provide a focus on the research initiatives, UTP has recently identified 5 major application areas to be designated as Mission Oriented Research directions. These areas are expected to drive the university towards recognition as a prominent research university in Oil & Gas. These are: 1. Enhanced Oil Recovery 2. Deepwater Technology

UTP was also moving towards adding more postgraduate programmes in the coming academic sessions in its quest to become a research university by the year 2010, where 20 per cent of its students population comprises post-graduate students. At the moment, UTP offers programmes as below: MSc by Coursework & Dissertation n Petroleum Engineering (in collaboration with Herriot-Watt University, United Kingdom) n Petroleum Geoscience (in collaboration with Institut Francais du Petrole, France) n Process Integration (in collaboration with University of Manchester, United Kingdom) n Asset Management n Advance Process Control n Electronic System Engineering MSc by Research n Chemical Engineering n Petroleum Engineering n Petroleum Geoscience n Civil Engineering n Mechanical Engineering n Electrical & Electronic Engineering n Information Technology PhD by Research n Chemical Engineering n Petroleum Engineering n Petroleum Geoscience n Civil Engineering n Mechanical Engineering n Electrical & Electronic Engineering n Information Technology

He said via UTP's post-graduate programme, the researchers are given the freedom to pick the subject of their study based on their interest apart from having the opportunity to directly collaborate with the parties that provide their research grants. Under the graduate assistanceship scheme, those who undergo UTP's Masters programmes are employed as tutors by the university. The university would bear the tutor's course fees and the person is also entitled to a monthly allowance. MASTER PLAN With the rapid changes in technology and 52

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Francisco Art Institute; the Fashion Institute of New York, and many other outstanding universities. Professional-technical programs: From 6 months to 2 years in duration; many programs, including Accounting; Human Resources; Marketing; Small Business Entrepreneurship; Supervision and Management; Nursing;Digital Design; and Early Childhood Education.

Welcome to Pierce College Established in 1967; nationally recognized for academic excellence A fully accredited, state run, 2-year community college Location: Two campuses, both 45 minutes south of Seattle, in beautiful Washington State. The area is known for its natural beauty, clean environment and cutting edge technology. Total enrollment: 9,000 students International students: Approximately 200, from 20 different countries

Programs of study, all taught by our outstanding faculty: University transfer programs -Start your bachelor's degree: Most academic majors available, including accounting, art, business (administration, finance, management, and marketing) computer information, education, engineering, psychology, sociology, theatre/digital film, and many more. 2 years at Pierce College + 2 years at a U.S. university = 4 year bachelor's degree. Recent graduates have transferred to the University of Washington; New York University; Carnegie Mellon; Purdue; the San

Intensive English (ESL) Program: Courses in Listening, Conversation, Pronunciation, Composition, Grammar, Reading and American Culture 20 hours of instruction per week with an academic focus Four levels of instruction, beginning through advanced Small class size Excursions to exciting locations English Conversation Partner Program Access to all Pierce College facilities, events and activities Admission to Pierce College guaranteed upon successful completion of the Intensive English Program International Fast Track High School Completion Program: The fast way to finish high school and earn credits toward a bachelor's degree. Students can earn a Washington State High School Diploma and transferable university credits at the same time. Campus Facilities: Nationally recognized, award-winning libraries with all the latest information technology; many computers for student use; free internet and Wi-Fi; cafeteria; bookstore; Tutoring and Writing Centers; a new Fitness Center.

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High Standards It is a well know fact the Malta holds exceptionally high educational Standards and ITIS Malta Institute is no exception. Our courses, certificates and diplomas are approved by the IMI University Centre Switzerland, pioneers and specialists International Tourism Institute. This institute is recognised by the Education Department of the Swiss Canton of Nidwalden. On success full completion of their studies at IMI, students will obtain two Bachelors degree certificates: one awarded by IMI University Centre and one awarded by the Manchester Metropolitan University of Great Britain. IMI is accredited by BAC and EDUQUA, BACfully British Accreditation Council (BAC) accredited, thus ensuring official recognition by immigration departments across the globe to facilitate the processing of study visas. EDUQUA- is the Swiss quality label for further education institutions. The certification and subsequent audits focus on the pedagogy of classes, continued development of academic staff and clear student feedback mechanisms to ensure top quality teaching standards.

Certifications include ISO one of the first Swiss colleges to meet these exacting globally recognized standards meaning the Institute has fully developed processes for continual quality improvement. This includes strategic planning for programme development, feedback mechanisms across the organisation for all stakeholders and an integral commitment to contemporary education provision and development of students. QQQ Swiss Tourism’s quality label is supported by all major Swiss tourism associations to enhance and safeguard the quality of service in Switzerland. The top level of QQQ means that IMI has successfully implemented a comprehensive and internationally recognised Quality Management System into its vision, structure and daily oper

Low Tuition Fees - In comparison with the rest of EU and other European states, education in Malta is quite cheap and so are our courses. In some cases, our fees are less then half the fees that one would pay for a similar diploma. Small classes with personal attention - Our highly qualified lecturers can assign a more focused attention to individual student needs and help them to obtain the most from the lessons. Facilities - Well equipped classroom, photocopy service, WIR free internet service, library, students care service and much more.

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Explore Your Opportunities at ZSEM the Best Business School in Croatia!

Accounting and Auditing, Management information systems, General MBA Program, Human Resources Management and Quantitative Finance. On completion of the program, students receive a degree of Master of Business Administration in their chosen fields of specialization and 60 ECTS points. Admissions of Foreign Students 1. Students coming from partner universities (bachelor or master level): exchange students 2. Free movers coming to our bachelor program (4 years): Croatian language is a requirement since most of the program is in this language. 3. Free movers coming to our master program in Marketing: this program is completely in English language.

Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM) is a private accredited college. ZSEM is the first institution of higher education in Croatia to become a member of the AASCSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Also, the school is the first higher education institution in Croatia, which is included in a very demanding process of full accreditation of the AACSB. The mission of ZSEM is to transfer values, knowledge, and skills that students need for long-term success in a globalized business world undergoing constant technological and market transformations. According to Eduniversal research, Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM) was the best business school in 2008 in Croatia. Educational Programs From its inception, Zagreb School of Economics and Management has developed its programs of study in accordance with the Bologne Declaration. Croatia's National Board of Education has given ZSEM a positive rating and permission to 62

carry out its work within the following programs: 路 A four-year undergraduate study program in economics and management (240 ECTS points), 路 A one-year specialized professional MBA graduate program (60 ECTS points). Bachelor's Degree Students The Zagreb School of Economics and Management organizes an undergraduate study program in the field of economics and management. The School's undergraduate program is based on the experiences of similar American and European business schools and has been designed in collaboration with professors and experts from John Carroll University in Cleveland, the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan and Bocconi University in Milan. Master's Degree Students Zagreb School of Economics and Management organizes MBA Graduate program in the following fields of specialization: Marketing, Management, Finance and Banking,

International Summer School We invite you to increase your knowledge with the help of our faculty, utilizing modern teaching materials, computer labs, and a library available for your needs. During June and July you have the chance to study and live in Croatia. Learn, meet your colleagues, and make new friends from different countries, improve your English, and make the best of summer 2010 at the ZSEM Summer School.

Contact

Mr. Javier Aguayo, Director of the International Office Jordanovac 110 Zagreb Croatia 10000 +385 1 235 4150 +385 1 235 4243 jaguayo@zsem.hr www.zsem.hr


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Middle Tennessee State University, USA Middle Tennessee State University was established in 1911 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, as a two-year program for training teachers. The university is located 32 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee and is housed on an academic city of 500 acres with more than 25,000 students. The 25,000 plus student-body comes from 94 Tennessee counties, 47 states, and over 90 foreign countries. As Middle Tennessee State University developed and grew, the prestigious Doctor of Arts program was added in 1970 and the Specialist in Education in 1974. These two-degree programs became attractive centerpieces for other efforts to improve and enhance institutional roles. In 1991, the University's six schools-five undergraduate and

the graduate school-became colleges. In 1998, MTSU's Honors Program became the Honors College, the first in the state. In 2002, approval was granted to convert three D.A. programs to Doctor of Philosophy programs, adding the Ph.D. to the progressive institution's offerings. Since 1911, MTSU has graduated more than 90,000 students. Middle Tennessee State University is a people's university with a concern for the diverse needs of the area that it serves. MTSU offers curricular breadth in a variety of programs ranging from traditional ones on which the school was founded to new, innovative ones designed for a rapidly changing society. MTSU offers a variety of academic programs and degree seeking programs. MTSU has

hosts of opportunities awaiting you. Come and begin your journey for knowledge here! Visit our web site at http://www.mtsu.edu

For questions regarding International Admissions:

Middle Tennessee State University 208 Cope Administration Building, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA Tel: 615-494-8643 Fax: 615-898-5478 sfbrando@mtsu.edu admmail@mtsu.edu www.mtsu.edu/~admissn/ For questions regarding graduate admissions: College of Graduate Studies email: graduate@mtsu.edu

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Features of an Excellent Legal Research and Writing Program Rafael Dean Brown, Assistant Adjunct Professor of Law Foreign Graduate LL.M. Programs Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Every year, LL.M. applicants from various parts of the world struggle to make a complex decision: what is the best LL.M. program for me? This decision involves asking numerous complex questions about affordability, location, and a law school's curriculum. Most often, however, LL.M. applicants forget to ask the most important questions: (1) what do lawyers do, and (2) which program will teach me or help me to improve to do what lawyers do? As a lawyer and having taught at the LL.M. program at Case Western Reserve University School of Law for the past five years, I often find that LL.M. applicants often do not know or forget what it is that lawyers really do. Lawyers solve problems and lawyers write about how to solve problems. Most LL.M. applicants may focus their search for a program that teaches them how to solve a specific legal problem, say intellectual property law or international business. Yet, this is only one side of the coin. LL.M.

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applicants should also look for a program with an excellent legal research and writing curriculum. In weighing your options, you should look for LL.M. legal research and writing programs that have the following features: (1) electronic database research and citation training, (2) individualized writing workshops, (3) an approachable writing instructor or writing center, (4) teaches how to research and write legal briefs or memos, and (5) teaches how to research and write an academic legal research paper. Electronic database research training involves training in Lexis and Westlaw. Almost all law schools have an agreement with both Lexis and Westlaw for the companies to provide free research training for their students at the law school and free access to both online research databases while the student is in law school. The program should also teach students how to properly cite legal documents. Citations teach student to pay attention to detail, which is a critical lawyering skill.

Individualized workshops are important simply because most LL.M. programs will be composed of students from various countries. The research and writing center should be able to make suggestions to a student based on individual need. A student from Saudi Arabia will have different writing concerns than a student from Thailand, and LL.M. legal writing instructors should tailor their workshops accordingly. This helps when the writing instructor or writing center is approachable. The student should be able to ask the instructor questions about research and writing whenever there is one. An LL.M. writing program should also teach both the academic legal research paper and the legal brief. Most schools only teach one or the other. Yet, each is a different genre of legal writing that requires a different skill to master. The academic research paper teaches students how to be a scholar, which is an ongoing role tied to the responsibility of an attorney to engage in a dialogue about the law. The legal brief, on the other hand, teaches students how to make arguments, support arguments with relevant authorities, how to structure arguments, how to tell persuasive stories, and others. The legal brief is also the best method to train students to use the CRAC system, the standard rhetorical structure for U.S. legal writing, including law school exams. Before making a final decision, don't forget that lawyers are writers, and writing is perhaps the most important skill you must learn as a lawyer.

* Prof. Brown teaches US Legal Writing, Evidence, and Foreign Graduate Seminar.


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Facilities: You will enjoy the walk through the greenery surrounding the campus and the spacious gardens, courtyards, the fresh clean air and the really healthy environment. The serenity of the place helps the students to study or to socialize in a warm and really cozy atmosphere.

MSA University

1- MSA University is the first university granting its graduates a dual-original bachelor degree, British degree from Middlesex and Greenwich universities. Another Egyptian degree is granted to the graduates by MSA that fully provides all students with comprehensive academic experience to reach their full potentials. This degree is accredited by the Egyptian Supreme Council for Universities. Thus, MSA Univ. graduates enjoy all privileges of British degree holders, plus having the chance to pursue their MA and PhD studies in the United Kingdom .

About MSA University in Egypt MSA University is the premier provider of Quality British Higher Education in Egypt offering undergraduate programmes. MSA University Campus is built on, (210,000 sq m.) which makes it one of the largest, most spacious and the most highly equipped campuses in Egypt. It includes 67 scientific labs, 26 computer labs, 130 lecture halls a cinema, an indoor theater and 6 cafeterias and 2- MSA continues to build up on our tradition sports facilities.. and offering the Egyptian and International students with the best of British Higher Colleges and Faculties: Education. MSA University offers the most The awards that are validated by advanced educational excellence in all The University of Greenwich: disciplines. MSA University was best known Faculty of Engineering for its academic excellence both in the Middle Faculty of Biotechnology East and internationally, with stronger than Faculty of Pharmacy ever quality courses and teaching. Faculty of Dentistry (Not validated) The awards that are validated by the University of Middlesex: Faculty of Mass Communication Faculty of Computer Science Faculty of Management Faculty of Languages (Not Validated) Scholarships and tuition fees: We offer academic scholarships that range from 10-20% if the student gets between 90 95 %. While we offer a 10% academic scholarship to those who achieve 95% 0r above. IGCSE students who achieve more than 100% are eligible for an academic merit scholarship of 10%- 50% to all Middlesex Faculties at MSA University and a 30% to all Greenwich Faculties at MSA University. Tuition Fees per semester (University year is 2 semesters) Engineering 14000 EGP Biotechnology 14500 EGP Pharmacy 14500 EGP Dentistry 15000 EGP Mgmt. Sciences 12000 EGP Computer Science 12000 EGP Mass Comm. 12000 EGP Languages 10120 EGP 78

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You could download an application form from MSA University 's website. http://www.msa.edu.eg/images/box/msa_ap plication.pdf. Non-Egyptian certificates of high school diplomas You have to submit: 1- School transcript endorsed from Egyptian Embassy.(Middle Eastern students. 2- Copy of your endorsed birth certificate. 3- Copy of your passport 4- A deposit of 650.00 US dollars is required with the application form to be deducted from your first semester tuition fees. Requirements for IGCSE students: 1. Intermediate stage certificate or proof of 11 years of education. 2. Minimum grades for O level subjects are C and for A, AS subjects is E.(at least 8 subjects) 3. Maximum of 5 sittings. Requirements for American diploma students: 1. Graduation diploma.

2. Official transcript. 3. SAT minimum score as set by the Egyptian Ministry of higher Education. 4. Intermediate stage certificate or proof of 11 years of education or proof of the last 4 years in an American system school. English Language Proficiency Requirements: If your first language is not English; you must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving a score of at least 80 at the [ELAT] exam that determines the academic load of each student. 1. Students applying for the faculties of Dentistry, Biotechnology, Engineering, and Pharmacy scoring 80 will register for an intensive English course at the faculty of languages for their first semester. 2. If you get TOEFL with 60% at least you'll be exempted from ELAT. How to apply: If you are abroad and would like to apply, Please fill out the application form and fax it to us on (+20) 2-37603811. You will be required to pay an application fee of 650 US dollars ( US ) for non Egyptians or 3500 EGP. (Egyptian Pounds) for Egyptians via bank transfer to the following account at the National Bank of Egypt: October University for Modern Sciences and Arts acc #100-00-43895 for Egyptian currency L.E or acc #110000-43-890 for British currency B.P, Oday Branch, Dokki, Giza. Please keep a copy of your bank swift. We also require you to send a copy of your high school transcript via fax, mail, e-mail attachment, etc. Please note that the above mentioned application fees is deducted from your first semester's tuition fees.

Contact information: Main Admission Office: 26 July Mehwar Road intersection th with Wahat Road- 6 of October City-Egypt . Tel: (+202) 38371517 Fax: (+202) 38371543 Down Town Admission Office: 14 Amer St., El Messaha SquareDokki- Egypt Tel: (+202)33365037) Fax: (+202) 33365039 www.msa.eun.eg


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