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University in Singapore receives millions to attract Swedish scientists

Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has received S$9m to attract top young scientists from Swedish universities. The donation comes from The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, a private financier of research in Sweden, and the money will be used to establish a new postdoctoral fellowship programme at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore). The new programme…

Singaporean, Danish universities entered partnerships helped by Danish Ministry of Business

With the visit of the Danish Minister of Business, last week, new partnerships entered between Danish and Singaporean universities focusing on Clean Technology and Board Leadership. ”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Looking at the encouragingly green collared signs plastered around the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, it’s obvious that sustainability is a major thing around here. When…

Finnish programme for international journalists reaches its end

ThisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme 2018 for international journalists, partly from Asia, will end on 24 August and send the young journalist back home with new knowledge about Finland. “What is sisu? I don’t really know. I have heard this term for the first time last week when I and my journalist friends were lectured about…

ISS International School offers Preparatory Course for the IB Programme

ISS International School Singapore offers Preparatory Course for High School that prepares students for entry into either IBMYP 4 or 5 (Grades 9 and 10) and subsequently to gain entry into the IB Diploma programme (Grades 11 and 12). Besides undergoing intensive English instruction, students also learn mathematics, science, humanities, the arts and physical education.…

Chinese students visit Finland

66 Chinese students have visited education institutions in Tampere in Finland on a week camp. Finland wishes to attract foreign students to their higher educations and one of the ways to do so is by inviting young Chinese students to visit Finland. From 6 August – 12 August 66 Chinese students and seven teachers from…

Swedish embassy provides millions to train Cambodian chefs

Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia has been given $2 million from the Swedish Embassy to train students to become chefs. The aid runs from 2018 – 2020. Samuel Hurtig, head of development cooperation at the Swedish embassy, said that the Academy of Culinary Arts Combodia will provide the hospitality industry in Cambodia with qualified and…

Danish ambassador visits Malaysian university

  The Danish Ambassador in Malaysia, Jesper Vahr, recently visited Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus, writes the Borneo Post.  Swinburne Sarawak is located in Kuching on the Malaysian part of Borneo. During the Ambassador’s visit, he highlighted that Swinburne Sarawak records the most consistent and highest number of Danish students yearly among Malaysian universities.…

Swedish Education and Career Days announced for Bangkok

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, will organise a 4-day program in relation to the yearly OCSC International Education Expo, to promote Swedish brands towards Thai students and graduates. For the first time, there will be a unique Swedish Pavilion at the OCSC International Education Expo on…

KIS International School opens new building – and more great KIS news

KIS has several developments and news about the school to share with the Nordic community. Another Year of Excellent IB Diploma Results Once again, KIS’s graduating class all participated in the full IB Diploma and all of them passed, obtaining their IB Diploma. The average score of our students was over 34 points, well above…