Living in Asia: Studying in Asia

Young Global Danes gives returning young professionals a network

On 25 January 2021 the Danish embassy in Vietnam mentioned a new career building network, Young Global Danes, is being launched by Danes Worldwide on 2 December 2020. It is supported by a grant from the Tuborg Foundation of DKK 250,000. Backed by the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and trade organization Danish Shipping, the…

Erasmus+ helps Asian students achieve their education dreams

The European Union’s Erasmus+ programme has since 2014 helped many Asian youth students achieve their dream of studying in Europe. Erasmus+ helps organize student and doctoral candidate exchanges to and from Partner countries. Partner countries includes amongst other countries, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, China and Indonesia as well as all four Nordic countries i.e Denmark,…

Asia Exchange, Edunation: facilitators of student mobility in Asia, Finland and Europe

Since 2007 Asia Exchange facilitates for northern Europeans to study at quality universities in many of Asia’s most attractive places. Likewise, since 2017 Asians can also get help to study in Finland and select European nations. Learn all about how this idea came about, based on a typical start-up problem scenario, and grew into a…

Jönköping University: Cross-functional learning, international campuses, work placement

Promoting education in connection to the ‘Swedish Education & Career Days’ held in Bangkok, Jönköping University (JU) is not only one of Sweden’s most international universities but also one the most forward-looking globally. The quite remarkable fact is that JU is almost alone in offering the studies and work placement combo. “The uniqueness is that…

Bangkok exchange students from Borås University, Sweden

Lisa Myrnäs, Max Kellert and Oscar Ågren are in the final year of their Borås University studies and among those who has come to Bangkok’s Panyapiwat Institute of Management, PIM, as exchange students during the 2017 autumn term. All three are satisfied as they are approaching the end of the term, with no regrets. “It…

NTU students winners of IKEA Singapore Young Designer Award 2017

Students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) won the ‘Climate Action Challenge’ as well as the People’s Choice Award at the Grand Finale on 22 September 2017. Back in its fourth year running, the Ikea Singapore’s Young Designer Award 2017 grand finals exhibition featured the top five designs based on the theme ‘The Climate Action Challenge‘.…

IME Singapore: Stay relevant in this constantly changing world of business

In the times where ‘good-old-fashioned’ industries and business models are under extreme pressure, the employers are looking for new configurations, new products and services and new business models. They are increasingly searching for digital marketers and developers, as well as people for roles in big data and ‘growth hacking’, which involves identifying the most effective…

Study abroad: Edu Danmark sends 100 students per year to Asia

Many university students today take a part of their degree abroad. If you ask the students, the reasons are many: to compliment your degree, improve your CV, learn a language, form an international network, travel around and get some great experiences. In Scandinavia, studying abroad is also in trend. 29.000 Swedish students studied abroad in the study year 2014-15.…