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LONDON: Chevening Scholarships

Study By 2 octubre, 2015 No Comments

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations offer Chevening scholarships for master students. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree in any subject and at any UK University. The Chevening programme makes awards to talented individuals who demonstrate the potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers

WARSAW: Medical Studies in English

Study By 1 octubre, 2015 No Comments

Warsaw’ s 4- year program of the Medical University is offered for college graduates having BSc degrees, who have completed their pre-medical education and have 1200 hours of pre-med courses, e.g. general chemistry (including labs), organic chemistry (including labs), biology, physics, maths (calculus), biochemistry, genetics, anatomy etc. There is no entrance exam. English is the language of instruction at the English Division of Medical University of Warsaw, therefore appliquants must be proficient in speaking, listening, reading and writing English. International students who are not native English speakers must document their language proficiency by submitting the results of a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or a Pearson PTE Academic score.

POLITICS: Elections in Catalonia

Europe bad and good, Study By 30 septiembre, 2015 No Comments

by James Skinner and Stefanie Claudia Müller

Elections in Catalonia. No need to elaborate except to confirm that although the main driving coalition party (4 members) known as the ‘Junts pel si’ (‘Together for the ‘Yes) in favor of independence from Spain lead by Artur Mas (CiU – right wing nationalists) together with Oriol Jorquera (ERC – Left wing republican), Union Democratica de Cataluña (UDC – Christian Democrat) and Moviment d’Ezquerés (MES – another Christian Democrat of sorts) obtained the largest number of votes but were not enough to form a government.

LEAN MANAGEMENT: Learning Lab at HTW

Immigration, Jobs, Study By 29 septiembre, 2015 No Comments

Interview by Deike Ricardo with Antti Kapanen, the MBA&E Programme Manager at the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin

In October 2015, the MBA&E at the HTW Berlin will start offering a new business engineering specialisation in Lean Management. The specialisation is built upon the programme’s tested business engineering curriculum, developed since 2007. 

LANGUAGE: Bilingualism is tolerance

Jobs, Living, Study By 25 septiembre, 2015 No Comments

By understanding the effects being bilingual has on the brain, we can begin to see the enormous benefits speaking more than one language has on the human soul. Not only does it better connect us to the world and people around us, but multiple languages help us connect to ourselves. We become more tolerant by living in two different cultures and worlds. We also have more words and ways to express ourselves. Bilingualism is tolerance